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Edna Purviance

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Also Known As: Olga Edna Purviance Died: January 13, 1958
Born: October 21, 1895 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Paradise Valley, Nevada, USA Profession: Cast ... actor secretary


Former secretary discovered by Charlie Chaplin at the age of 17 while she was visiting his studios. Purviance co-starred with Chaplin in over 30 films, beginning with "A Night Out" (1915) and including "The Tramp" (1915), "The Immigrant" (1917) and "The Kid" (1920).

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