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Also Known As: Died: January 21, 1937
Born: November 8, 1898 Cause of Death: acute alcoholism complicated by malnutrition
Birth Place: Sarnia, Ontario, CA Profession: Cast ...
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Family moved from Ontario, Canada to Denver, CO while Prevost was still very young
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Moved to Los Angeles with her mother and sister after the death of her father
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Worked briefly as a stenographer before she began working in films
1916:
Began career in films as a bathing beauty in Mack Sennett comedy shorts; soon promoted to leading lady
1921:
Left Sennett Studios; signed by Universal
1922:
First film for Warner Bros., "The Beautiful and the Damned", based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel
1923:
Made first film opposite Monte Blue at Warner Bros., "Brass"
1924:
Starred in three films directed by Ernst Lubitsch: "The Marriage Circle" (1924), "Three Women" (1924) and "Kiss Me Again" (1925)
1926:
Signed with Producers Releasing Corporation; made the first of six films directed by E. Mason Hopper; also began making a series of six films co-starring silent screen actor Harrison Ford
1930:
Began playing almost exclusively supporting roles in features including "Paid" and "Ladies of Leisure"
1934:
With less and less work coming in, Prevost sold her Malibu home and moved into a small apartment located at 6230 Afton Place, near Sunset Blvd. in the middle of Hollywood (date approximate)
1936:
Last film, "Cain and Mabel"; played a bit part

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