Beulah Bondi began her career as a theater actress and made it to 1925 at the Broadway. After numerous hits theaters in the following years, she was hired in 1931 for her first film. Bondi played in the films of the 1930s and 1940s, especially after the mothers of the main character, whose grandmothers. Besides, she continued to play on the stages of Broadway. She was twice nominated for an Oscar, so for her portrayal of the wife of U.S. President Andrew Jackson in The Gorgeous Hussy from the year 1936. Two years later she was nominated again for Of Human Hearts. Decades later, Bondi award for her guest appearance in the family series The Waltons 1977 a Emmy.