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Also Known As: Died: October 3, 1971
Born: June 20, 1883 Cause of Death: anemia
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: actor, writer

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Leah Baird was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Baird worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Neptune's Daughter" (1914) and "Barriers Burned Away" (1924). Baird next focused her career on film, appearing in "Bullets For O'Hara" (1941) and "Lady Gangster" (1942). Later in her career, Baird acted in the Fredric March adaptation "The Adventures of Mark Twain" (1944). Baird passed away in October 1971 at the age of 88.

Leah Baird was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Baird worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Neptune's Daughter" (1914) and "Barriers Burned Away" (1924). Baird next focused her career on film, appearing in "Bullets For O'Hara" (1941) and "Lady Gangster" (1942). Later in her career, Baird acted in the Fredric March adaptation "The Adventures of Mark Twain" (1944). Baird passed away in October 1971 at the age of 88.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Hard Man (1957)
2.
 The Phantom Stagecoach (1957) Mrs. Simms
3.
 Queen for a Day (1951) Audience member
4.
 The Girl from Jones Beach (1949) Board member
5.
 Humoresque (1947) Professor
6.
 My Reputation (1946)
7.
 The Verdict (1946) French charwoman
8.
 Shadow of a Woman (1946) Mrs. Calvin
9.
 Pillow to Post (1945) Sailor's mother
10.
 Mildred Pierce (1945) Police matron
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companion:
Arthur Beck.

Contributions

Tony Scott ( 2006-03-01 )

Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever

Prior to appearing on the stage, Baird was a business school student, taking classes to become a secretary. She began her career in 1913 playing in numerous films for Universal and Vitagraph and in 1918 she played in fifteen episodes of the serial "Wolves of Kultur." In the mid 1920s, Baird became a screenwriter and contributed to a number of Clara Bow features. In the early 1940s, she returned to the screen playing bit parts until after WWII. Baird died of anemia.

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