Charley Chase (1893-1940)

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Silent film comedian and film director Charley Chase was born Charles Joseph Parrott in Baltimore, Maryland on October 20th, 1893 to Charles and Blanche Thompson […]

Claire Windsor (1892-1972)

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“The Patrician Beauty” Silent film star Claire Windsor was born Clara Viola Cronk in Cawker City, Kansas on April 14th, 1892. Her mother was an […]

Louise Brooks (1906-1985)

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The enigmatic and striking-looking actress Louise Brooks was born Mary Louise Brooks on November 14th, 1906, in Cherryvale, Kansas. She was primarily a dancer with […]

William Haines (1900-1973)

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William (“Billy”) Haines was born on January 2nd, 1900, in Staunton, Virginia, and he graduated from the Staunton Military Academy, entering a business career as […]

Doris Kenyon (1897-1979)

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Silent movie star Doris Kenyon’s professional career included the stage, screen, writing, and concert singing. Born in Syracuse, New York on September 5th, 1897 and […]

Vilma Bánky (1898 -1991)

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“The Hungarian Rhapsody” Silent film star Vilma Bánky was born Vilma Konsics on January 9th, 1898 near Budapest, Hungary. Her first films were made in […]

Dolores Costello (1903-1979)

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Known as “The Goddess of the Silent Screen”, Dolores Costello was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on the 17th of September, 1903, to Mae and Maurice […]

Charles Chaplin (1889-1977)

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“The Little Tramp” Legendary silent film comedian Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin was born in London, England on April 16th, 1889 into a relatively well-to-do theatrical […]