Martha O'Driscoll biography

Martha O'Driscoll

Actor, Film actor

1922 – 1998

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Who was Martha O'Driscoll?

Martha O'Driscoll was an American film actress from 1937 until 1947. Her mother was a financial partner in the Hollywood Mar-Ken School. The school's director, Mrs. Bessire, had a son, William Kent Bessire. The two women decided to name the school after their children—Mar came from Martha and KEN from Kent. The school remained open until the early 1960s. She retired from the screen in 1947, to have and raise children with her husband, Arthur I. Appleton, President of Appleton Electric Company in Chicago, the company his father, Albert I. Appleton founded.

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Born
Mar 4, 1922
Tulsa
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Nov 3, 1998
Ocala
Resting place
Rosehill Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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