Edna May Oliver

American actress (1883–1942)

Edna May Oliver (originally Edna May Nutter; 9 November 1883 – 9 November 1942) was an American actress. She performed primarily on stage and in movies. She usually played tartly-tongued spinsters in her movies. Her notable movie roles included playing Mrs. Tracy Wyatt in Cimarron, Aunt March for Little Women in 1933 and The Red Queen for Alice in Wonderland, also in 1933.

Oliver was born in Malden, Massachusetts. She died following an intestinal blockage at age 59 in Malibu, California.