Mary Jackson (Mary Jackson)

Mary   Jackson

Stage, Film and TV Actress. She played ‘Miss Emily Baldwin’ on “The Waltons.” Through the 1940s and 50s, she worked in summer stock and on Broadway as well as stage productions in Chicago and Los Angeles. On Broadway, Jackson appeared in shows including “Kiss & Tell,” “Eastward in Eden,” “The Flowering Cherry” and “The Trial of the Canonsville Nine.” She worked primarily on TV through the 1950s and 60s, appearing in shows including “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “My Three Sons,” “The Andy Griffith Show” “Twilight Zone” and “Barnaby Jones.” She was best known for her role as Miss Emily on “The Waltons” which ran from 1971-1982. She also appeared in several Waltons specials which were produced until 1997.Starting in the 1970s, she performed in feature films, including the roles as Jane Fonda’s mother in “Fun with Dick and Jane, ” a nun in the first “Airport” movie and roles in “Blume in Love” and “Coming Home.” Though she suffered with Parkinson’s disease in later years, she worked regularly on film projects until a stroke in 1997 made speech more difficult.

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  • November, 22, 1910


  • December, 10, 2005


  • Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Michigan
  • USA

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