Mary Anderson is an American former actress, who appeared in 31 films and 22 television productions between 1939 and 1965.
Born Bebe Anderson in Birmingham, Alabama, she was educated at Howard College in Texas.
After doing two uncredited roles, Anderson made her first important screen appearance as Maybelle Meriweather in Gone With the Wind. Ending her film career in the early 1950s, she occasionally acted on television, for example, as Catherine Harrington in the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place in 1964, episodes 2-20)
Many times confused with the stage actress of the same name or silent film actress of same name, Mary Anderson appeared in a number of films in the 1940s, and was credited under her birth name in a 1940 short film.