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Actress

Edna May Oliver, American actress. Club: Bel-Air of Southern California.

Background

Oliver, Edna May was born on November 9, 1883 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Charles Edward and Ida May (Cox) Oliver.

Education

Left school at 14 and went to work.

Career

Worked as dressmaker’s and milliner’s assistant, singer in light opera company, 1900. Pianist in ladies’ orchestra, 1904. Actress with various stock companies, 1910-1914.

Has appeared in numerous plays on legitimate stage, New York City and elsewhere. Moving-picture comedian since 1930.

Membership

Club: Bel-Air of Southern California.

Connections

father:
Charles Edward Oliver

mother:
Ida May (Cox) Oliver