Ann Shoemaker
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Ann Shoemaker
Ann Shoemaker
Ann Shoemaker in Sunrise at Campobello.JPG
Anne Dorothea Shoemaker

(1891-01-10)January 10, 1891
DiedSeptember 18, 1978(1978-09-18) (aged 87)
Resting placeKensico Cemetery
Valhalla, New York
41°04?40?N 73°47?11?W / 41.0779°N 73.7865°W / 41.0779; -73.7865
NationalityUnited States
Years active1928-1976
Henry Stephenson
(m. 1922; died 1956)
ChildrenAnne Hall

Ann Shoemaker (born Anne Dorothea Shoemaker;[1] January 10, 1891 – September 18, 1978) was an American actress who appeared in 70 films and TV movies between 1928 and 1976. She portrayed Sara Roosevelt, mother of Franklin D. Roosevelt, in both the stage and film versions of Sunrise at Campobello.[2]

She was married to actor Henry Stephenson;[3] the couple had a daughter.[]

Shoemaker's Broadway credits include Half a Sixpence (1965), Sunrise at Campobello (1958), The Living Room (1954), Twilight Walk (1951), Dream Girl (1951), Woman Bites Dog (1946), The Rich Full Life (1945), Proof Thro' the Night (1942), Ah, Wilderness! (1941), Black Sheep (1932), The Silent Witness (1931), The Novice and the Duke (1929), Button, Button (1919), To-Night at 12 (1928), Speak Easy (1927), We All Do (1927), The Noose (1926), and The Great God Brown (1926).[4]

Partial filmography


  1. ^ Shoemaker, Benjamin H. (1975). Shoemaker Pioneers: The Early Genealogy and History of the Colonial Shoemaker Families Who Came to America Before the Revolution. p. 91.
  2. ^ "Actress Joins Cast". Simpson's Leader-Times. Pennsylvania, Kittanning. United Press International. June 15, 1960. p. 19. Retrieved 2017 – via access
  3. ^ Fisher, James; Londré, Felicia Hardison (2017). Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 628. ISBN 9781538107867. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "Ann Shoemaker". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 21 March 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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