Ann Sothern (January 22, 1909 – March 15, 2001) was an American stage, radio, film and television actress whose career spanned six decades. In 1987, Sothern appeared in her final film The Whales of August, starring Bette Davis and Lillian Gish. Sothern earned her first and only Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film. After filming concluded, she retired to Ketchum, Idaho where she spent her remaining years before her death from heart failure in March 2001.
Ann Sothern grave in Ketchum, ID
Amateur photographer Ann Sothern takes a shot of Gene Raymond and director Joseph Santley on the set of WALKING ON AIR (1936).
Virginia O'Brien, Dorothy Lamour, Ruth Hussey, Ann Sothern, Jean Rogers, Patricia Morison, Lynn Carver, and Claudette Colbert (L to R)