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Marilla Cuthbert

Marilla Cuthbert has a heart of gold, but her somewhat cold demeanor can be off putting. Though initially reluctant to keep Anne, as she and her brother needed a boy to help them with chores on their farm, Marilla grew to care for her adopted daughter Anne and years later after her brothers death, admitted that she considered Anne to be like her own ‘flesh and blood’.

For more about Marilla Cuthbert and the actress that played her, visit the following blog posts:

The Hidden Bond Between Anne and Marilla

Colleen Dewhurst On Women In Television

Colleen Dewhurst

Colleen Dewhurst enjoyed a prolific career that ranged from Broadway to motion pictures and television. Dewhurst starred on Broadway in All the Way Home, The Queen and the Rebels, An Almost Perfect Person and A Moon for the Misbegotten, earning several Tony Awards. Dewhurst’s film credits include Dead Zone,Tribute,Annie Hall and McQ. Dewhurst won three Emmy Awards and received two Emmy nominations for her reprisal of the role of Marilla Cuthbert in Road to Avonlea. Dewhurst passed away on August 22, 1991; she was 67 years old.

"It’s the over-opinionated people that end up unhappy and meaner than second skimming."-Anne of Green Gables

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