Marie Ney

  1. Martha Scott, Ben-Hur, 1958.      For Miriam in  the MGMighty $5m epic re-make, director William Wyler (of the original’s 1924 crew) selected the veteran Ney –  and later replaced her with Scott. Despite her being only ten years older than her screen son, Charlton Ben-Heston. She’d  also been the  mother of his Moses in The Ten Commandments, 1955. 

 Birth year: 1895Death year: 1981Other name: Casting Calls:  1