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Blossom Rock
Born August 21, 1895(1895-08-21)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died January 14, 1978 (aged 82)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Other name(s) Marie Blake, Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald
Occupation Stage, film, television actress

Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald (August 21, 1895 - January 14, 1978), also known or credited as Blossom Rock and Marie Blake, was an American actress of stage and television. She was also elder sister to actress/singer Jeanette MacDonald.

Born in Philadelphia, as a youth she performed on the vaudeville stage with her younger sister, Jeanette, and later with her husband, Clarence Rock (died 1960). She and Rock married in 1926; they had no children.

She later performed in films and television, and on Broadway. She is best-known (if not by name) for playing "Grandmama" on The Addams Family.


She died from a heart attack[1] on January 14, 1978, in Los Angeles, California, aged 82. Her grave is located at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale.


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