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Frank Keenan (1858 - 1921)

Frank Keenan (April 8, 1858 – February 24, 1929) was an American stage and film actor and stage director and manager during the silent film era. He was among the first stage actors to star in ...

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Louise Brooks (1906 - 1985)

Mary Louise Brooks (November 14, 1906 – August 8, 1985), generally known by her stage name Louise Brooks, was an American dancer, model, showgirl and silent film actress, noted for popularizing ...

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Kathlyn Williams (1879 - 1960)

Kathlyn Williams (May 31, 1879 – September 23, 1960) was an American actress, known for her blonde beauty and daring antics, who performed on stage as well as in early silent film. Partial f...

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Charles Eyton (1871 - 1941)

Charles Eyton (New Zealand, 24 June 1871 – Hollywood, 2 July 1941) was an actor-producer who became general manager of Famous Players-Lasky Corporation (a Paramount Pictures subsidiary) during...

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Bessie Eyton (1890 - 1965)

Bessie Eyton (July 5, 1890 – January 22, 1965) was an American actress of the silent era. Selected filmography

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Pearl White (1889 - 1939)

Pearl Fay White (March 4, 1889 – August 4, 1938) was an American stage and film actress. White began her career on the stage at the age of six, and later moved on to silent films appearing in ...

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James Young (1872 - 1948)

James Young (January 1, 1872 – June 9, 1948) was an American film director, actor and screenwriter of the silent era. Before films Young had a successful career as a stage actor appearing on Bro...

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Clara Kimball Young (1890 - 1960)

Clara Kimball Young (September 6, 1890 – October 15, 1960) was an American film actress, who was highly regarded and publicly popular in the early silent film era. Selected filmography ...

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Mrs. E.M. Kimball (1860 - 1919)

Mrs. E.M. Kimball was born on March 15, 1860 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Pauline Garrette. She was an actress, known for The Feast of Life (1916), A Model Young Man (1914) and Happy-Go-Lucky (1914)....

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Edward Kimball (1859 - 1938)

Edward Kimball (June 26, 1859 – January 4, 1938) was an American actor of the silent era. He appeared in 63 films between 1912 and 1936. Like many older actors of the Victorian and Edwardian era...

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Erich Oswald von Stroheim MP (1885 - 1957)

Erich von Stroheim (September 22, 1885 – May 12, 1957) was an Austrian-born film star of the silent era, subsequently noted as an auteur for his directorial work. Background Stroheim's...

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Laurence Trimble (1885 - 1954)

Laurence Trimble (February 15, 1885 – February 8, 1954) was an American silent film actor, writer and director. Trimble began his career as an actor in the 1910 silent Saved by the Flag. He ma...

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Fred Thomson (1890 - 1928)

Frederick Clifton Thomson (February 26, 1890 – December 25, 1928) was an American silent film cowboy who rivaled Tom Mix in popularity before dying at age 38 of tetanus. Filmography

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Estelle Taylor (1894 - 1958)

Estelle Taylor (May 20, 1894 – April 15, 1958) was an American Hollywood actress whose career was most prominent during the silent film era of the 1920s. Partial filmography

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Florence Hackett (c.1882 - 1954)

Florence Hackett (née Florence Hart) (January 1881/?82 – August 21, 1954) was an American film actress in the silent era. She was allegedly married to veteran film star Arthur V. Johnso...

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Blanche Sweet (1896 - 1986)

Sarah Blanche Sweet (June 18, 1896 – September 6, 1986) was an American silent film actress who began her career in the earliest days of the Hollywood motion picture film industry. Filmograp...

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Miriam Seegar (1907 - 2011)

Miriam Seegar Whelan (September 1, 1907 – January 2, 2011) was an American silent film actress.

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Ford Sterling (1882 - 1939)

Ford Sterling (November 3, 1882 – October 13, 1939) was an American comedian and actor best known for his work with Keystone Studios. One of the 'Big 4' he was the original chief of the Keysto...

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Teddy Sampson (1895 - 1970)

Teddy Sampson (1895-1970) was an American stage and silent film actress who appeared in at least forty-one motion pictures between 1914 and 1923. Partial filmography

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Irene Rich (1891 - 1988)

Irene Rich (October 13, 1891 - April 22, 1988) was an American actress who worked in both silent films and talkies, as well as radio. Selected filmography

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Wallace Reid (1891 - 1923)

Wallace Reid (April 15, 1891 – January 18, 1923) was an American actor in silent film referred to as "the screen's most perfect lover." Selected filmography

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Dorothy Davenport (1895 - 1977)

Dorothy Davenport (March 13, 1895 – October 12, 1977) was an American actress, screenwriter, film director, and producer who appeared in silent film for Biograph Studios under the direction of...

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Charles Ray (1891 - 1943)

) Charles Edgar Ray (March 15, 1891 – November 23, 1943) was an American actor, director, producer, screenwriter. Ray rose to fame during the mid-1910s portraying young wholesome hicks in sile...

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Aileen Pringle (1895 - 1989)

Aileen Pringle (July 23, 1895 – December 16, 1989) was an American stage and film actress during the silent film era. Filmography

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Allen Holubar (1890 - 1923)

Allen Holubar (August 3, 1888 – November 20, 1923) was an American actor, film director and screenwriter of the silent film era. He appeared in 38 films between 1913 and 1917. He also directed 3...

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Sylvia Breamer (1897 - 1943)

Sylvia Breamer (9 June 1897 – 7 June 1943) was an Australian actress who performed in American silent motion pictures beginning in 1917. Her father was Sir James De Courcey Breamer, a commande...

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Anita Page (1910 - 2008)

Anita Page (August 4, 1910 – September 6, 2008) was an American film actress who reached stardom in the last years of the silent film era. Page became a highly popular young star, reportedly...

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Ramon Novarro (1899 - 1968)

Jose Ramón Gil Samaniego, best known as Ramón Novarro (February 6, 1899 – October 30, 1968), was a Mexican film, stage and television actor who began his career as a leading man ...

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Dorothy Dalton (1893 - 1972)

Dorothy Dalton (September 22, 1893 – April 13, 1972) was an American silent film actress and stage personality who worked her way from a stock company to a movie career. Beginning in 1910, Dal...

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Lew Cody (1884 - 1934)

Lew Cody, birth name Louis Joseph Côté (February 22, 1884 – May 31, 1934) was an American actor whose career spanned the silent film and early sound film age. Born to French-...

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Mabel Normand (1892 - 1930)

Mabel Normand (November 9, 1892 – February 23, 1930) was an American silent film comedienne and actress. She was a popular star of Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios and is noted as one of the fi...

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Anna Q. Nilsson (1888 - 1974)

Anna Quirentia Nilsson (March 30, 1888 – February 11, 1974) was a Swedish born American actress who achieved success in American silent movies. Selection of Films

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Conrad Nagel (1897 - 1970)

Conrad Nagel (March 16, 1897 – February 24, 1970) was an American screen actor and matinee idol of the silent film era and beyond. He was also a well-known television actor and radio performer...

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Gertrude Olmstead (1897 - 1975)

Gertrude Olmstead (November 13, 1897 – January 18, 1975) was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 56 films between 1920 and 1929. Selected filmography

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Mae Murray (1889 - 1965)

Mae Murray (May 10, 1885 – March 23, 1965) was an American actress, dancer, film producer, and screenwriter. Murray rose to fame during the silent film era and was known as "The Girl with the ...

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Charles Murray (1872 - 1941)

Charles Murray (June 22, 1872 – July 29, 1941), was an American film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 283 films between 1912 and 1938. He was born in Laurel, Indiana, and died in Los Ange...

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Jack Mulhall (1887 - 1979)

Jack Mulhall, born John Joseph Francis Mulhall, (October 7, 1887 – June 1, 1979) was a film actor since the silent film era and appeared in over 430 films. Reputedly, he was one of a number of...

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Colleen Moore (1899 - 1988)

Colleen Moore (August 19, 1899 – January 25, 1988) was an American film actress who began her career during the silent film era. Moore became one of the most fashionable stars of the era and h...

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Margaret Shelby (1900 - 1939)

Margaret Shelby (June 16, 1900 – December 21, 1939) was an American stage and motion picture actress, daughter of actress Charlotte Shelby, older sister of silent film star Mary Miles Minter a...

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Mary Miles Minter (1902 - 1984)

Mary Miles Minter (April 1, 1902 – August 4, 1984) was an American film actress of the silent film era. Early life and rise to stardom Born Juliet Reilly in Shreveport, Louisiana, Mint...

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Adolphe Menjou (1890 - 1963)

Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies, appearing in such films as Charles Chaplin's A Woman of Pari...

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Marguerite Marsh (1888 - 1925)

Marguerite Marsh (April 18, 1888 – December 8, 1925) was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 73 films between 1911 and 1923. Selected filmography

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Mae Marsh (1894 - 1968)

Mae Marsh (born Mary Wayne Marsh, November 9, 1894[1] – February 13, 1968) was an American film actress with a career spanning over 50 years. Silent filmography

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Claire Windsor (1892 - 1972)

Claire Windsor (April 14, 1892 – October 24, 1972) was a notable American film actress of the silent screen era. Filmography

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Bert Lytell (1885 - 1954)

Bert Lytell (February 24, 1885 in New York City - September 28, 1954 in New York City), Born Bertram Lytell, he was a popular screen star of the silent film era who starred in romantic, melodrama and a...

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Harold Lloyd (1893 - 1971)

Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is most famous for his silent co...

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Mildred Davis (1901 - 1969)

Mildred Hillary Davis (February 22, 1901 – August 18, 1969) was an American actress who appeared in many of Harold Lloyd's classic silent comedies and eventually became his wife. Filmography

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Marian Nixon (1904 - 1983)

Marian Nixon (October 20, 1904 – February 13, 1983) was an American film actress. Career Born Marian Nissinen in Superior, Wisconsin, Nixon began her career as a teen working as a chorus d...

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Laura La Plante MP (1904 - 1996)

Laura La Plante (November 1, 1904 – October 14, 1996) was an American actress, best known for her silent film roles. Updated from California Deaths, 1940 - 1997 by SmartCopy : Oct 26 2014,...

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Gypsy Abbott (1896 - 1952)

Gypsy Abbott (January 31, 1896 – July 25, 1952) was an American silent film actress. Career Before entering films, Gypsy Abbott performed for a number of years on the legitimate stage and ...

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Madge Kennedy (1891 - 1987)

Madge Kennedy (April 19, 1891 – June 9, 1987) was a movie and stage actress of the silent film era. Kennedy came to New York City with her mother to paint. She was admitted to the Art Stud...

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Natalie Talmadge MP (1896 - 1969)

An occasional silent film actress, Natalie Talmadge was more well-known as the sister of her movie star siblings Norma and Constance Talmadge until her marriage to silent film actor and comedian Buster...

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Taylor Holmes (1878 - 1959)

Taylor Holmes (May 16, 1878 – September 30, 1959) was an actor who appeared in over 100 Broadway plays in his five-decade career. However, he is probably best remembered for his film roles, wh...

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Mildred Harris (1901 - 1944)

Popular child actress Mildred Harris began her career at the age eleven. At the age of fifteen, she was cast as a harem girl in D. W. Griffith's Intolerance (1916). She appeared as a leading lady throu...

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Joseph Kaufman (1882 - 1918)

Joseph Kaufman (1882 - February 1, 1918) was an American silent film actor and director prominent during the WW1 years. He was born in Washington, D.C. and died in New York City very early in the Inf...

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Ethel Clayton (1882 - 1966)

Ethel Clayton (November 8, 1882 — June 6, 1966) was an American actress of the silent film era. Career Clayton's screen debut came in 1909, in a short called Justified. She jockeyed her ea...

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Fern Andra (1893 - 1974)

Fern Andra (November 24, 1893 – February 8, 1974) was an American actress, film director, script writer and producer. Next to Henny Porten and Asta Nielsen she was one of the most popular and ...

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Harrison Ford (1884 - 1957)

) Harrison Ford (March 16, 1884 – December 2, 1957) was an American stage and film actor. He was a leading Broadway theatre performer and a star of the silent film era. Career Born in Kans...

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Virginia Valli (1898 - 1968)

Virginia Valli (June 10, 1898 – September 24, 1968) was an American stage and film actress whose motion picture career started in the silent film era and lasted until the beginning of the sound ...

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Winifred Farnum (1894 - 1967)

Winifred Kingston (November 11, 1894 - February 3, 1967) was a British born American silent film actress. She was married to fellow actor Dustin Farnum with whom she had a child. She appeared with her ...

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William Farnum (1876 - 1953)

William Farnum (born July 4, 1876, Boston, Massachusetts – died June 5, 1953, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California) was a major movie actor. Biography One of three brothers, Farnum grew up...

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Dustin Farnum (1874 - 1929)

Dustin Lancy Farnum (May 27, 1874 - July 3, 1929) was an American singer, dancer, and actor in silent films. Career After a great success in a number of stage roles, in 1914 Farnum landed his fir...

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Marguerite De La Motte (1902 - 1950)

Marguerite De La Motte (June 22, 1902 – March 10, 1950) was an American film actress, most notably of the silent film era. Career Born in Duluth, Minnesota, De La Motte began her enterta...

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Louise Wallis MP (1895 - 1962)

Find a Grave Birth: Jun. 17, 1896 Death: Apr. 17, 1962 Actress. Born in Lafayette, Indiana, she was a popular comedienne appearing chiefly in silent comedy films from 1913 to 1939. She made her...

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Karl Dane (1886 - 1934)

Karl Dane (12 October 1886 – 14 April 1934) was a Danish-American comedian and actor known for his work in American films, mainly of the silent film era. He worked alongside Rudolph Valentino,...

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Viola Dana (1897 - 1987)

Viola Dana (June 26, 1897 – July 3, 1987) was an American film actress who was successful during the era of silent movies. Career Born Virginia Flugrath, Dana was a child actress, appearin...

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Olive Carey (1896 - 1988)

Olive Carey (January 31, 1896 – March 13, 1988) was an American film and television actress.

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Harry Carey (1878 - 1947)

Harry Carey (January 16, 1878 – September 21, 1947) was an American actor and one of silent film's earliest superstars. He was the father of Harry Carey Jr., who was also a prominent actor. ...

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Alice Calhoun (1900 - 1966)

Alice Calhoun (November 21, 1900 – June 3, 1966) was an American silent film actress. Film star Born Alice Beatrice Calhoun in Cleveland, Ohio, she made her film debut in a role not credit...

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Margaret Illington (1879 - 1934)

Margaret Illington ill-ing-ton (July 23, 1879 – March 11, 1934) was a stage actress popular in the first decade of the 20th century. She later made an attempt at silent film acting by making t...

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John Bowers (1885 - 1936)

) John Bowers (December 25, 1885 – November 17, 1936) was an American stage and silent film actor who starred in ninety-four films including short subjects. Early life and career Born John...

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Adèle Farrington (1867 - 1936)

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Betty Blythe (1893 - 1972)

Betty Blythe (September 1, 1893 – April 7, 1972) was an American actress best known for her dramatic roles in exotic silent films such as The Queen of Sheba (1921). She is famous for being o...

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Monte Blue (1887 - 1963)

Monte Blue (born Gerard Montgomery Bluefeather, January 11, 1887 – February 18, 1963) was a movie actor who began his career as a romantic leading man in the silent film era, and later progres...

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Carlyle Blackwell (1884 - 1955)

Carlyle Blackwell (January 20, 1884 – June 17, 1955) was an American silent film actor and a minor director and producer. He made his film debut in the 1910 Vitagraph Studios production of U...

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Madge Bellamy (1899 - 1990)

Madge Bellamy (June 30, 1899 – January 24, 1990) was an American stage and film actress who was a popular leading lady in the 1920s and early 1930s. Her career declined in the sound era, and e...

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Beverly Bayne MP (1894 - 1982)

From Wikipedia Beverly Bayne (born Pearl Beverly Bain) (November 11, 1894 – August 18, 1982) was an American actress who appeared in silent films beginning in 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, where ...

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Francis Xavier Bushman MP (1883 - 1966)

From Wikipedia Francis Xavier Bushman (January 10, 1883 – August 23, 1966) was an American actor, film director, and screenwriter.[1] His matinee idol career started in 1911 in...

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Winifred Bryson (1892 - 1987)

Winifred Bryson (December 20, 1892 – August 20, 1987), born Winifred Brison, was an American silent film actress. Biography She was married twice, first to actor Warner Baxter from 1918 ...

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Art Acord (1890 - 1931)

Arthemus Ward "Art" Acord (April 17, 1890 – January 4, 1931) was an American silent film actor and rodeo champion. Early life and career Art (Artumus Ward) Acord was born to Mormon parents...

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Betty Blythe MP (1893 - 1972)

From Wikipedia (English) : Betty Blythe (September 1, 1893 – April 7, 1972) was an American actress best known for her dramatic roles in exotic silent films such as The Queen of Sheba (1921). ...

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Mabel Taliaferro (1887 - 1979)

Mabel "Nell" Taliaferro (May 21, 1887 – January 24, 1979) was an American stage, and a silent screen actress, known as the Sweetheart of American Movies. Taliaferro was descended on her father...

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Edith Taliaferro (1894 - 1958)

Edith Taliaferro (December 21, 1894 – March 2, 1958) was an American stage and film actress of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She was active on the stage until 1935 and had roles in t...

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George Ellsworthy Redgrave (1873 - 1922)

George Ellsworthy "Roy" Redgrave (26 April 1873 – 25 May 1922) was an English stage and silent film actor. Redgrave is considered to be the first member of the Redgrave acting dynasty.

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Donald Crisp (1882 - 1974)

Donald Crisp (born George William Crisp, 27 July 1882 – 25 May 1974) was an British-born, English and American film actor. He was also an early producer, director and screenwriter of films. He...

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Laurence Trimble (1885 - 1954)

Laurence Trimble (February 15, 1885 – February 8, 1954) was an American silent film actor, writer and director. Trimble began his career as an actor in the 1910 silent Saved by the Flag. He ma...

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Frances Lee (1906 - 2000)

Frances Lee (May 5, 1906 – November 5, 2000) was an American film actress during Hollywood's silent film era, and well into the sound film era of the 1930s. Dancing career Frances Lee was ...

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Enid Bennett (1893 - 1969)

Enid Bennett (15 July 1893 – 14 May 1969) was an Australian silent film actress. Career Born in York, Western Australia, Bennett started her film acting career in 1916, first starring in G...

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Alice Howell (1886 - 1961)

Alice Howell (May 20, 1886-April 11, 1961), was a silent film comedy actress from New York City. Early reviews of her movies describe her as the scream of the screen. One reviewer likened her to a ...

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Virginia Fox (1902 - 1982)

Virginia Fox (April 2, 1902 – October 14, 1982) was an American actress who starred in many silent films of the 1910s and 1920s. Life and career Fox was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, th...

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Pola Negri MP (1897 - 1987)

Pola Negri (née Apolonia Chałupiec) was a Polish stage and film actress who achieved worldwide fame during the silent and golden eras of Hollywood and European film for her tragedienne an...

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Al Lee (deceased)

Wikipedia: English Al Lee was a Boston-born American actor, producer and manager in vaudeville and silent films.

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Edmund Dantes Lowe (1890 - 1971)

Wikipedia: English Edmund Dantes Lowe (March 3, 1890 – April 20, 1971), American actor who began his career in vaudeville and silent films. Edmund was openly gay and he and his lesbian wife,...

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Lilyan Tashman (1896 - 1934)

Lilyan Tashman (October 23, 1896 – March 21, 1934) was a Brooklyn-born Jewish American vaudeville, Broadway, and film actress. Lilyan was lesbian and this was considered an open secret in Holl...

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Alice Brady (1892 - 1939)

Alice Brady (born Mary Rose Brady, November 2, 1892 – October 28, 1939) was an American actress who began her career in the silent film era and survived the transition into talkies. She worked...

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Richard Bennett (1870 - 1944)

Richard Bennett (May 21, 1870 – October 22, 1944) was an American actor. A matinee idol of the stage and early silent movie era, Bennett is probably best-known for his role as Major Amberson in ...

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Barbara Jane Bennett (1906 - 1958)

Barbara Jane Bennett (August 13, 1906 – August 8, 1958) was an American silent film actress. Born into an acting family, she was the daughter of actor Richard Bennett and actress Adrienne Morr...

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Emily Stevens (1882 - 1928)

) Emily Stevens (February 27, 1882 – January 3, 1928) was a stage and screen actress in Broadway plays in the first three decades of the 20th century and later silent movies. Family lineag...

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Osgood Perkins (1892 - 1937)

Osgood Perkins (May 16, 1892 – September 21, 1937) was an American actor. Life and career Perkins was born James Ripley Osgood Perkins in West Newton, Massachusetts, son of Henry Phelp...

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Virginia Cherrill (1908 - 1996)

She was an American actress best known for her role as the blind flower girl in Charlie Chaplin's City Lights (1931). Due to marrying an English earl in the 1940s, she is also known as Virginia Child-V...

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