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Also Known As: Died: May 7, 1993
Born: July 16, 1903 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1919:
Was the runner-up in a beauty contest at age 16; attracted the attention of Universal Pictures head Carl Laemmle (the winner, Gertrude Olmstead, also enjoyed success as a leading lady in Hollywood) (date approximate)
1921:
Film debut, "The Blazing Trail"
1923:
First leading role, "Danger Ahead"
1923:
First of five films opposite Norman Kerry, "Merry-Go-Round", directed by Erich von Stroheim; became established in leading roles
1928:
Last film opposite Kerry, E.A. Dupont's "Love Me and the World Is Mine"
1929:
Last silent film, "The Last Performance"
1929:
Played the leading role in the "5% talkie", "Girl Overboard"
1929:
First all-talking film, "The Shannons of Broadway"
1929:
Contract with Universal not renewed
1930:
Last film, "After the Fog"

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