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Also Known As: Died: June 4, 1968
Born: March 11, 1898 Cause of Death: bronchial pneumonia
Birth Place: Dayton, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1902:
Stage debut in stock
1912:
Film acting debut, "An Unseen Enemy"; sister Lillian also featured
1912:
Acted with Biograph, Majestic-Mutual and Fine Arts studios
1912:
Teamed with Lillian in "The Musketeers of Pig Alley", directed by D.W. Griffith
1914:
Featured in Griffith's "Judith of Bethulia"
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Signed with Paramount
1920:
Starred in and co-wrote (with sister Lillian) "Remodeling Her Husband", directed by Lillian Gish
1922:
Last film with Griffith and her sister, "Orphans of the Storm"
1923:
Featured in "Fury", directed by Henry King
1925:
Starred opposite Lillian in "Romola"
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Moved to London; appeared in "Nell Gwyn" (1926), "London" (1927) and "Madame Pompadour" (1929), among other films
1930:
First talking film, "Wolves"; last film for 14 years
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Concentrated on stage acting career
1944:
Return to films after 14 years onstage, "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay"
1946:
Enjoyed a stage success in "The Magnificent Yankee", opposite Louis Calhern
1956:
Last stage play with sister, "The Chalk Garden
1963:
Final film, "The Cardinal"

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