DEAD: Marion Lorne


Marion Lorne (aged 84)

Marion Lorne MacDougal or MacDougall (sources differ) (August 12, 1883 – May 9, 1968), known professionally as Marion Lorne, was an Americanactress of stage, film, and television. After a career in theatre in New York and London, Lorne made her first film in 1951, and for the remainder of her life played small roles in films and television. Her recurring role as Aunt Clara in the comedy series Bewitched, between 1964 and her death in 1968, brought her widespread recognition, and she was posthumouslyawarded an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

DEATH: She appeared in 27 episodes of Bewitched and was not replaced after she died of a heart attack in her Manhattan apartment on May 9, 1968, aged 84, prior to the start of production of the show’s fifth season. She is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery in Greenburgh, New York.


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