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Subject: ARCHIVE: September 8, 1997 ~Recognizable veteran character 'late-bloomer' actress Helen Shaw, gained popularity late in life in both TV and film, best known for playing a kindly old woman on such shows as "Diff'rent Strokes", and "Highway to Heaven", and films like "Twilight Zone; The Movie" (1983) her film debut, and "Parenthood" (1989) her last film, dies at 100 years old! ...

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Date Posted: Saturday, September 08, 10:46:57am

Helen Shaw
(July 25, 1897 September 8, 1997)

American actress, best known for playing a kindly old woman on such shows as Diff'rent Strokes and Highway to Heaven.
She played cat-wielding 'Mrs. Dempsey in the 1983 film "Twilight Zone: The Movie" (1983), in the "Kick the Can"
segment of the film, with actors Bill Quinn, and Martin Garner.

Shaw played Steve Martin's grandmother in the 1989 comedy Parenthood.

She was a humorous guest during her first appearance on the Tonight Show
with Johnny Carson on 6 October 1989, speaking on her fascinating life.

She died in 1997 at the age of 100, and her ashes interred at Glendale Forest
Lawn Cemetery, in the Dawn of Tomorrow, Columbarium of Harmony. ...


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"late bloomer" and "gained popularity late in life" essentially convey the same meaning. (NT)Jess' sayingSaturday, September 08, 11:19:34am

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