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Also Known As: Died: January 13, 1958
Born: October 21, 1895 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Paradise Valley, Nevada, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1913:
Moved to San Francisco, California
1915:
Feature acting debut in Charlie Chaplin's, "A Night Out"; signed with Essanay
1915:
Co-starred in Chaplin's "The Tramp"
1916:
Moved with Chaplin to Lone Star Mutual
1918:
Followed Charlie Chaplin to First National
1922:
Had final comedy teaming with Chaplin in "The Pilgrim"
1923:
Undertook dramatic role in Chaplin film "A Woman of Paris"; final starring role
1926:
Chaplin refused to release Josef Von Sternberg's "A Woman of the Sea", in which she starred and which Chaplin had produced; reportedly the negative was destroyed in 1933 at Chaplin's behest
:
"Retired" from filmmaking

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