LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Marjorie Lord, the Broadway and film actress who became a TV star on the sitcom “Make Room For Daddy,” has died. She was 97.
In a statement, her family said she died Nov. 28 at her Beverly Hills home.READ MORE: Film Fans Tell New Castro Theatre Managers To Keep It Reel
In two 1943 films — “Shantytown” and “Sherlock Holmes in Washington” — Lord appeared with her first husband, John Archer, who died in 1999. Their daughter is the film star Anne Archer.READ MORE: Health Experts, Parents, Teachers Call for Lifting Mask Mandates Post-Omicron
Lord was best known as Danny Thomas’ loyal wife on the popular sitcom that first aired in 1953.
After retiring from acting in the late 1980s, Lord became a devoted philanthropist, raising money for arts causes. She founded the Scripter Award, which recognizes authors and screenwriters.MORE NEWS: Niners Faithful Return From Green Bay With Cherished Memories of Epic Win
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