Vaudeville and Academy Award winning film actress Marie Dressler was born today 11-9 in 1868. She won Best Actress Oscar for Min and Bill in 1934. She was in the first full length feature comedy with Charlie Chaplin, 'delish' in Dinner at Eight in 1933, and in Tugboat Annie that same year. One of her famed quotes we still hear today was 'Your only as good as your last picture.' She passed in 1934.
Marie Dressler (1868-1934)....Dressler appeared in more than forty films, and achieved her greatest successes in talking pictures made during the last years of her life. Always seeing herself as physically unattractive, she wrote an autobiography titled, "The Life Story of an Ugly Duckling".