Ann Green was born on July 10th, 1894 in New York City. She is known for her role as Ann Perkins in Gone With the Wind (1939). Her other notable roles include Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), A Christmas Story (1988) and My Fair Lady (1964). Ann died on December 26th, 2004 at age 86 years old.
Annie Laurie Green was married to actor John Harold Green from 1939 until his death in 1971. They had one child together, son Paul Edward Green.
Ann’s family moved frequently during her childhood and teenage years due to World War II. During those times she lived with relatives in California, Wisconsin, Ohio and New Jersey before settling down in Los Angeles where she attended high school. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in English Literature and went on to earn a master’s degree in education from Columbia University.
Green was active in many causes including animal rights, civil rights, women’s suffrage and peace. She served as president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1949 to 1952. Green became a member of the board of directors for the United Way in 1951 and served as its first vice chairwoman from 1953 to 1957. From 1959 to 1961 she was on the Board of Directors for Children’s Defense Fund.
In 1960 she was appointed to John F. Kennedy’s Commission on the Status of Women and in 1961 she was appointed by President Kennedy to the National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity. Green was a delegate to the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
Green was nominated five times for an Academy Award with her first nomination coming for her role as Ann in Gone With the Wind (1939).
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