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Mary Nell Santacroce (1918–1999)

She was also the director and the motivating force behind DramaTech, the Georgia Tech drama society in the early 1960s. Due to Mary Nell's theatrical connections, the members of DramaTech were invited to be escorts for the celebrities at the re-release of "Gone with the Wind" at Lowe's Theater in Atlanta in 1961. Olivia de Havilland was the only ... See full bio »
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 1996 Savannah (TV Series)
Millie Lester
- Pearls Before Swine (1996) ... Millie Lester
- Dead Man Talking (1996) ... Millie Lester
 1995 Something to Talk About
Mrs. Pinkerton
 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)
Emma Anson
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Emma Anson
 1994 The War
Mrs. Higgins
 1994 A Simple Twist of Fate
Female Social Worker
 1994 Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Beale (uncredited)
 1994 The Yearling (TV Movie)
Ma Forrester
 1993 Class of '61 (TV Movie)
Washington Matron
 1993 Stolen Babies (TV Movie)
Judge Camille Kelley
 1993 Silent Cries
Mrs. Englethrope
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Woman at Coachstop
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Woman at Coachstop
 1989-1993 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Mrs. Hawthorne / Mrs. Barrett / Helen Caldwell
- Flowers from a Lady (1993) ... Mrs. Hawthorne
- Bubba's Baby (1990) ... Mrs. Barrett
- Intruders (1989) ... Helen Caldwell
 1992 Crossroads (TV Series)
Elizabeth Goodenough
- Pilot (1992) ... Elizabeth Goodenough
 1992 Driving Miss Daisy (TV Movie)
 1991-1992 I'll Fly Away (TV Series)
Mrs. Throckmorton
- Not Buried (1992) ... Mrs. Throckmorton
- Rules of the Game (1991) ... Mrs. Throckmorton
 1991 Wife, Mother, Murderer (TV Movie)
 1991 Carolina Skeletons (TV Movie)
 1991 Night of the Hunter (TV Movie)
Mrs. Spoon
 1991 Perfect Harmony (TV Movie)
Miss Stoddard
 1991 Not Without My Daughter
 1990 Rising Son (TV Movie)
 1990 Caroline? (TV Movie)
Aunt Helen
 1989 Cold Sassy Tree (TV Movie)
Miss Gussie
 1987 Leader of the Band
School Guard
 1986 Impure Thoughts
Sister Gertrude
 1982-1985 The Catlins (TV Series)
Catherine Catlin
- Episode #1.553 (1985) ... Catherine Catlin (as M.N. Santacroce)
- Episode #1.554 (1985) ... Catherine Catlin (as M.N. Santacroce)
- Episode #1.552 (1985) ... Catherine Catlin (as M.N. Santacroce)
- Episode #1.551 (1985) ... Catherine Catlin (as M.N. Santacroce)
- Episode #1.550 (1985) ... Catherine Catlin (as M.N. Santacroce)
 1984 Rearview Mirror (TV Movie)
Miss Melchior
 1984 Mutant
Mrs. Mapes
 1980 The Private Eyes
Lady Morley
 1980 The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (TV Movie)
Ellen Stanton
 1979 Wise Blood
 1978 Summer of My German Soldier (TV Movie)
Gussie Mae
 1978 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Miss Carlyle
- The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance (1978) ... Miss Carlyle
 1978 The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance (TV Movie)
Miss Carlyle
 1965 The Legend of Blood Mountain (as Marynell Santacroe)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She played the title role in "Driving Miss Daisy" on the Atlanta stage and an international tour in 1988.

Alternate Names:

M.N. Santacroce | Marynell Santacroce | Marynell Santacroe

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Was part-time drama instructor in the Speech and Drama/Communications Department at Georgia State University. See more »

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