Birth Date: December 30, 1911
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Death: June 5, 1998 / Age: 86
Location of Death: Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death: stroke-related
Biography: Jeanette Nolan began her acting career in the Pasadena Community Playhouse and, while a student at Los Angeles City College, made her radio debut in 1932 in "Omar Khayyam", the first transcontinental broadcast from station KHJ. Her film debut was probably also her best part, Lady Macbeth opposite director/actor Orson Welles' "Macbeth" (1948). Her final film role was as Tom Booker's (Robert Redford's) mother Ellen Booker in "The Horse Whisperer" (1998). She appeared in more than 300 television shows, including episode roles in "Perry Mason", "I Spy, " "MacGyver", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" and as a regular on "The Richard Boone Show" and "The Virginian". She received four Emmy nominations. She died, aged 86, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, following a stroke.