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Margaret McWade (1872–1956)

Margaret McWade born in Illinois in 1872. In vaudeville, during the 1890s, she met Margaret Seddon. The two teamed up in a double act billed as the "Pixilated Sisters". She later appeared most often as spinsters or mothers in many films, first under contract to the Edison Film Company under the direction of Ashley Miller in The Drama of Heyville (... See full bio »

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Known For

The Lost World Mrs. Challenger
Alice Adams Mrs. Adams
The Bishop's Wife Miss Trumbull


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 1954 It Should Happen to You
Elderly Lady at Macy's (uncredited)
 1947 The Bishop's Wife
Miss Trumbull
 1947 Copacabana
Old Lady Witness (uncredited)
 1947 It's a Joke, Son!
Jennifer Whipple
 1946 The Man Who Dared
Mrs. Cheever (uncredited)
 1943 I Dood It
Woman in Front Row (uncredited)
 1943 The Meanest Man in the World
Lady with Umbrella (uncredited)
 1942 Scattergood Survives a Murder
Lydia Quentin
 1942 The Remarkable Andrew
Mrs. Ballard (uncredited)
 1940 Remedy for Riches
Gertrude Purdy
 1940 Strike Up the Band
Old Lady (scenes deleted)
 1940 Framed
Nosy Woman (uncredited)
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Younger Sister (uncredited)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Woman (uncredited)
 1939 I Stole a Million
Matron (uncredited)
 1938 Service de Luxe
Small Towner (uncredited)
 1938 The Texans
Middle-Aged Lady (uncredited)
 1938 Having Wonderful Time
Mrs. G (uncredited)
 1938 Holiday
Farmer's Wife (scenes deleted)
 1938 Forbidden Valley
Mrs. Scudd
 1937 Danger - Love at Work
Aunt Patty
 1937 Love in a Bungalow
Miss Lydia Bisbee
 1937 Wings Over Honolulu
Nellie Curtis
 1937 We Have Our Moments
Woman in Stateroom (uncredited)
 1937 Lost Horizon
Missionary (uncredited)
 1936 Let's Make a Million
Aunt Lucy
 1936 Theodora Goes Wild
Aunt Elsie
 1936 Postal Inspector
Old Maid - Mrs. Compton (uncredited)
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Amy Faulkner (uncredited)
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii
Calvus' Wife (uncredited)
 1930 Manslaughter
Prison inmate (uncredited)
 1928 The Beautiful Spy
Balcarce's Mother
 1928 Women Who Dare
Mrs. Kelly
 1926 High Steppers
Mrs. Clancy
 1925 White Fang
Mrs. Black
 1925 The Lost World
Mrs. Challenger (as Miss Margaret McWade)
 1924 Sundown
Mrs. Brent
 1924 The Painted Lady
Mrs. Smith
 1924 The Cyclone Rider
Mrs. Armstrong
 1924 Broken Barriers
Mrs. Durland
 1923 Alice Adams
Mrs. Adams
 1921 Her Mad Bargain
Mrs. Dunn
 1921 The White Mouse (Short)
The Mother
 1921 The Ne'er to Return Road (Short)
The Mother
 1921 Garments of Truth
Mrs. Crope
 1921 The Blot
Mrs. Theodore Griggs
 1921 The Foolish Matrons
Mrs. Eugenia Sheridan
 1921 A Tale of Two Worlds
 1920 Her Beloved Villain
Madame Bergomat
 1920 The Blue Moon
The Iron-gray Woman
 1920 Food for Scandal
Señora Maria Serra
 1920 Darling Mine
Agnes McCarthy
 1920 Alias Miss Dodd
Sarah Ross
 1920 Shore Acres
Ann Berry, Martin's Wife
 1920 The Confession
Mrs. Bartlett
 1920 Stronger Than Death
Mrs. Boucicault
 1919 When a Man Loves
 1919 The Broken Commandments
Mrs. Banard
 1918 Flower of the Dusk
 1917 Blue Jeans
Cindy Tutwiler
 1917 One Bride Too Many (Short)
Grace Smith, Their Daughter
 1915 Taming a Grouch (Short)
Emeline Black
 1914 The Blind Fiddler (Short)
The Fiddler's Wife
 1914 The President's Special (Short)
The Floor Switchman's Wife
 1914 Laddie (Short)
Mrs. Carter
 1914 A Foolish Agreement (Short)
Mrs. Henry Wallace
 1914 The Light on the Wall (Short)
 1914 The Unopened Letter (Short)
Jane Dwyer
 1914 The Man Who Disappeared
Landlady [Ch. 4]
 1914 The Drama of Heyville (Short)

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Miss Margaret McWade


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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She appeared in vaudeville with Margaret Seddon in an act billed as the Pixilated Sisters. In the film "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" they appeared as two sisters who believed that Mr. Deeds (played by Gary Cooper) was "pixilated".

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