Mildred Dunnock

Mildred Dunnock

About Mildred Dunnock

Mildred Dorothy Dunnock (January 25, 1901-July 5, 1991) was an American theater, film and television actress. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she graduated from Western Senior High School. Dunnock was a school teacher who did not start acting until she was in her early thirties. She attended Goucher College where she was a member of Alpha Phi sorority. After a couple of roles in Broadway productions, Dunnock won praise for her performance as a Welsh school teacher in The Corn is Green (1940). The 1945 film version marked her screen debut. During the 1940s she performed mainly on stage, in such dramas as Another Part of the Forest (1946) and Death of a Salesman (1949) and in the musical Lute Song (1946). Dunnock reprised her Salesman role in the 1951 film version.

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