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Gertrude Claire was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Claire began her acting career with roles in such films as "The Aryan" (1916), "The Jungle Child" (1916) and the William S Hart western "The Silent Man" (1917). She also appeared in "Blue Blazes Rawden" (1918). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like "Hail the Woman" (1921), "The Fox" (1921) and the Harry Myers adventure "Adventures of Robinson Crusoe" (1922). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the drama "Oliver Twist" (1922) with Jackie Coogan, "Wine of Youth" (1924) with Eleanor Boardman and "Tumbleweeds" (1925). Claire more recently acted in "Married Alive" (1927).

Gertrude Claire was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Claire began her acting career with roles in such films as "The Aryan" (1916), "The Jungle Child" (1916) and the William S Hart western "The Silent Man" (1917). She also appeared in "Blue Blazes Rawden" (1918). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like "Hail the Woman" (1921), "The Fox" (1921) and the Harry Myers adventure "Adventures of Robinson Crusoe" (1922). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the drama "Oliver Twist" (1922) with Jackie Coogan, "Wine of Youth" (1924) with Eleanor Boardman and "Tumbleweeds" (1925). Claire more recently acted in "Married Alive" (1927).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 We're All Gamblers (1927) Mrs. McCarver
2.
 Married Alive (1927) Lady Rockett
3.
 The Little Irish Girl (1926) Granny
4.
 Out of the West (1926) "Grannie" Hanley
5.
 The Goose Hangs High (1925) Granny
6.
 The Wedding Song (1925) Grandma
7.
 Romance Road (1925) Ma O'Brien
8.
 Her Sister From Paris (1925) Bertha [see note]
9.
 His Majesty, Bunker Bean (1925) Grandma Breede
10.
 Tumbleweeds (1925) Old woman
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Born: July 16, 1852 Chicago, IL
Died: April 28, 1928 Los Angeles, CA
Claire made her stage debut at 16 and later played on the New York stage with John Drew, Edwin Booth and Richard Mansfield. At one time, she managed her own stock company in Boston. Claire moved to Los Angeles in 1908 and began her film career with one of Hollywood's first studios.

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