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Reta Shaw
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Born (1912-09-13)September 13, 1912
Died January 8, 1982(1982-01-08) (aged 69)
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills
Occupation Actress
Years active 1935–1981
Spouse(s) William A. Forester (divorced); 1 child

Reta Shaw (September 13, 1912 – January 8, 1982) was an American character actress known for playing strong, working women in film and on many of the most popular television programs of the 1960s and 1970s in the United States. She may be best remembered as the housekeeper, Martha Grant, on the television series The Ghost & Mrs. Muir and as the cook, Mrs. Brill, in the 1964 film Mary Poppins.

Shaw was born in Maine. She died from pneumonia at age sixty-nine.

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