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Also Known As: Clara Kimball, Edith Matilda Kimball, Clara K. Young Died: October 15, 1960
Born: September 6, 1890 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA Profession: actor, vaudevillian

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Clara Kimball Young was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1909, she made her film acting debut with Vitagraph. She made her stage acting debut at the age of three. In 1915, she left Vitagraph for Lewis Selznick's World Film Corporation. In 1916, she formed the Clara Kimball Young Film Corporation, producing only her films. Young's career in acting began with her roles in various films like "The Deep Purple" (1916), "The Marionettes" (1918) and "The Eyes of Youth" (1919). She also appeared in "Charge It" (1921), "Mother and Son" (1931) and "File 113" (1932). Her film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like "Love Bound" (1932), "Probation" (1932) and "The Return of Chandu" (1934). She also appeared in the Charles Farrell drama "Fighting Youth" (1935), "His Night Out" (1935) and "She Married Her Boss" (1935) with Claudette Colbert. In the latter part of her career, she tackled roles in "The Black Coin" (1936), "The Rogues' Tavern" (1936) and "Three on the Trail" (1936). She also appeared in the Russell Hayden musical "Hills of Old Wyoming" (1937) and "The Mysterious Pilot" (1938). Young last acted in the adaptation "The Round-Up" (1941) with...

Clara Kimball Young was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1909, she made her film acting debut with Vitagraph. She made her stage acting debut at the age of three. In 1915, she left Vitagraph for Lewis Selznick's World Film Corporation. In 1916, she formed the Clara Kimball Young Film Corporation, producing only her films. Young's career in acting began with her roles in various films like "The Deep Purple" (1916), "The Marionettes" (1918) and "The Eyes of Youth" (1919). She also appeared in "Charge It" (1921), "Mother and Son" (1931) and "File 113" (1932). Her film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like "Love Bound" (1932), "Probation" (1932) and "The Return of Chandu" (1934). She also appeared in the Charles Farrell drama "Fighting Youth" (1935), "His Night Out" (1935) and "She Married Her Boss" (1935) with Claudette Colbert. In the latter part of her career, she tackled roles in "The Black Coin" (1936), "The Rogues' Tavern" (1936) and "Three on the Trail" (1936). She also appeared in the Russell Hayden musical "Hills of Old Wyoming" (1937) and "The Mysterious Pilot" (1938). Young last acted in the adaptation "The Round-Up" (1941) with Richard Dix. Young's husband was Dr. Arthur Fauman. Young passed away in October 1960 at the age of 70.

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 The Round Up (1941) Mrs. Wilson
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 Mr. Celebrity (1941) Herself
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 The Wages of Sin (1938) Fat Pearl
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 The Frontiersmen (1938) Mrs. [Amanda] Peters
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 Hills of Old Wyoming (1937) Ma Hutchins
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 Black Coin, The (1936)
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 Three on the Trail (1936) Rose Peters
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Made her stage acting debut at the age of three
1909:
Made her film acting debut with Vitagraph
1915:
Left Vitagraph for Lewis Selznick's World Film Corporation
1916:
Formed the Clara Kimball Young Film Corporation, producing only her films
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Popularity waned in 1920s, forced to leave motion pictures
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Returned to the screen in the 1930s
1941:
Retired from acting
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husband:
James Young. Director, actor. Divorced in 1916.
husband:
Harry Garson. Agent, producer, director.
husband:
Arthur Fauman. Doctor. Died 1937.

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mother:
Pauline Kimball. Actor.
father:
Edward M Kimball. Actor.

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