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  • Ellen Corby

    Born on June 3, 1911 in Racine, Wisconsin

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The Waltons (1972)

Ellen Corby as "Esther ``Grandma'' Walton"

The life of a Depression-era family in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains is the subject of this wholesome series. The show is seen from the point of view of eldest son John Boy, who eventually goes to college, serves in World War II and becomes a novelist.

Emmy (Primetime) (1977) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1977) Nominated Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Golden Globe (1975) Nominated Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Emmy (Primetime) (1974) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1974) Won Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Golden Globe (1973) Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

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