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Ann Sothern

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

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Lillian Gish, Ann Sothern & Vincent Price (1987)

Ann Sothern & Robert Sterling (1943)

Ann Sothern & her 10 year old daughter, Tisha Sterling in 1955.

Ann Sothern & daughter Tisha

Less than a week after her divorce from Pryor, in May 1943, Ann Sothern married actor Robert Sterling. The couple had one daughter, Patricia Ann "Tisha" Sterling, before divorcing in March 1949.

Ann Sothern married actor and band leader Roger Pryor in September 1936. They separated in September 1941 and Sothern filed for divorce in April 1942 charging Pryor with mental cruelty. Their divorce became final in May 1943.

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Ann Sothern grave in Ketchum, ID

Ann Sothern buried here.

Ann Southern

Ann Southern

Old Hollywood. : Maurice Chevalier, Ann Southern, Rosalind Russell

Ann Southern in a pretty fancy the tufted headboard ~ 1940s

The Silver Screen Affair: Catching Some Zzzzzzzzs

Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis & Ann Southern at Slapsy Maxies in 1949.

The Ann Southern Show (her 2nd TV show) - ran from 1958-1961. In 1959, the series won a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy. Ann played an assailant mg in a swanky NYC hotel. Don Porter (also dad on TVs Gidget) was the hotel manager. L-R Ann Southern, Don Porter, Joel Gray (photo from the 1960 season).

Ann Sothern "Lady Be Good"

Screen Goddess : Photo

Ann Sothern and Don Porter

Ann Sothern by George Hurrell.

Ann Sothern between takes of Gold Rush Maisie (1940)

Ann Sothern (1943)

Lucille Ball and Ann Sothern

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Ann Sothern and daughter Tisha.

My Pride and Joy | A Certain Cinema

Ann Sothern, 1943 Cameras in hand.