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Also Known As: Laura Constance Hardie Died: April 25, 1955
Born: January 22, 1878 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Berkshire, England, GB Profession: actor, playwright, acting teacher

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An accomplished and popular stage actress in New York and London, Collier made her film debut in D.W. Griffith's "Intolerance" (1916). She went on to offer a numer of fine silent performances (e.g., Lady MacBeth in "MacBeth" 1916), and made the transition to sound, appearing infrequently throughout the 1930s and 40s. Generally cast as upper-crust women, she graced such features as "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (1936), "Stage Door" (1937, as a drama coach) and "Rope" (1948).

An accomplished and popular stage actress in New York and London, Collier made her film debut in D.W. Griffith's "Intolerance" (1916). She went on to offer a numer of fine silent performances (e.g., Lady MacBeth in "MacBeth" 1916), and made the transition to sound, appearing infrequently throughout the 1930s and 40s. Generally cast as upper-crust women, she graced such features as "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (1936), "Stage Door" (1937, as a drama coach) and "Rope" (1948).

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) Dialogue Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Wisecracks (1991) Herself (Archival Footage)
2.
 Whirlpool (1949) Tina Cosgrove
3.
 The Girl from Manhattan (1948) Mrs. Brooke
4.
 Rope (1948) Mrs. Atwater
5.
 An Ideal Husband (1947)
6.
 The Perils of Pauline (1947) Julia Gibbs
7.
 The Dark Corner (1946) Mrs. Kingsley
8.
 Kitty (1946) Lady Susan Dewitt
9.
 Monsieur Beaucaire (1946) The Queen of France
10.
 Half a Sinner (1940) Mrs. [Jefferson] Breckenridge
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husband:
Julian L'Estrange. Actor. Married from 1912 until his death in 1918.

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