Wallace was born in 1877 in Russiaville, Indiana, where she worked in Hollywood as a film actress. She often played supporting roles for producer Hal Roach in his Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang comedies, mostly in maternal roles. She appeared in 63 films between 1914 and 1939. Wallace was married to Thomas W. Maddox until her death, they had one daughter and one son. She died in Los Angeles, California, of heart disease, aged 61.
Movies & TV shows
Smashing the Spy Ring
G-Men in Washington break up a powerful spy ring and capture the ringleaders.
The Lady Objects
A former college football hero and his college sweetheart get married. Marital turmoil ensues as her criminal law practice soars while he cannot get his career as an architect off the ground. They sep...
Stan and his sister were married in a double wedding a year prior to the first scene. Stan and Ollie work in the same office as they all live together.
The Bargain of the Century
Comedy short with ZaSuPitts and Thelma Todd. After accidentally getting a policeman friend fired, the girls must come up with some way to get him re-hired or be stuck with him as an unwanted roommate...
Miss Crabtree, the teacher Jackie has a crush on, rents a room at Jackie's house.
The Road to Reno
Lilyan Tashman as Jackie, the perpetually adolescent mother of two grown children - daughter Lee and son Jeff - who are in their early 20's. In spite of the fact that fourth husband Robert (Irving Pri...
The False Madonna
A woman who is a member of a gang of con artists impersonates the mother of a wealthy blind man.
One of a handful of currently unavailable Hal Roach/MGM “Our Gang” silent films, School Begins was a series of gags built around the unenviable ritual of returning to school during the first week of S...
On the way to his wedding the bride groom finds a nude, married woman in his car
A con artist and a midget dressed as her infant son, are unmasked aboard a ship by a steward (Laurel.)
Love 'Em and Weep
Titus Tillsbury is a successful businessman who is visited by a blackmailing old flame. He enlists a friend (Stan) to keep her away from his home and wife. This film was later remade almost scene for ...
Defying her father's wishes, a young woman runs off to a sale at store. She's pursued by a policeman, but wins him over with the help of a friendly millionaire. In the mean time, her father tries to r...
Harold Lamb is so excited about going to college that he has been working to earn spending money, practicing college yells, and learning a special way of introducing himself that he saw in a movie. Wh...
His Prehistoric Past
Set in the stone age, King Low-Brow rules the land and a harem of wives. When Charlie arrives in this land (where every man has one thousand wives), he falls in love with the King's favorite wife. Whe...
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