Mabel Albertson was born on July 24 th in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA. Mabel studied acting at the New England School of Speech and Expression. She began her career during the 1920s. In 1937: she married with Ken Englud, who adopted her son. Mabel's greatest success and popularity occurred during the 1960s. Her TV work continued at a rapid pace, beginning with a co-starring role on The Tom Ewell Show in 1960. This was followed by guest-starring roles on numerous major sitcoms: The Munsters, The Lucy Show, That Girl, and Gomer Pyle, and a number of dramas Gunsmoke, Dr. Kildare, Bonanza, The Wild, Wild West, Dragnet, and The Virginian, among others.