Nita Naldi (1897-1961)

January 29, 2020 admin 0

Silent movie star Nita Naldi was born Anita Donna Dooley in New York City on April 1st, 1897, of Italian and Irish parentage. She began […]

Antonio Moreno (1887-1967)

January 26, 2020 admin 0

Handsome silent star leading man Antonio (“Tony”) Moreno, born Antonio Garride Monteagudo in Madrid, Spain, on September 26th, 1887, started his motion picture career in […]

John Barrymore (1882 – 1942)

January 26, 2020 admin 0

“The Great Profile” John Barrymore, the stage and screen legend, nicknamed “The Great Profile” was a gifted actor, whose dramatic roles often mirrored his own […]

May McAvoy (1899-1984)

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Petite at only four feet, eleven inches tall, weighing in at only eighty-nine pounds, the silent movie star May McAvoy never let her small stature […]

Marceline Day (1908-2000)

January 21, 2020 admin 0

This lovely leading lady and actress of the silent screen era, Marceline Day, was born Marceline Newlin in Colorado Springs, Colorado on April 24th, 1908, […]

Monte Blue (1890-1963)

January 20, 2020 admin 0

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on January 11th, 1890, Monte Blue was part Cherokee Indian. His father died when he was young, and he was raised […]

Sydney Chaplin (1885-1965)

January 19, 2020 admin 0

Sydney Chaplin, Charlie Chaplin’s older half brother, deserves a mention on www.goldensilents.com, for he was a pivotal influence in the success of his brother’s career […]

Conrad Nagel (1897-1970)

January 19, 2020 admin 0

Conrad Nagel (sometimes spelled Nagle) was born in Keokuk, Iowa on March 16th, 1897 into a musical family. He began acting in theater by 1914, […]

Lawrence Gray (1898 – 1970)

January 14, 2020 admin 0

Charming silent and early sound actor Lawrence Gray was born in San Francisco, California on July 28th, 1898 to parents of Irish-Mexican origin. After graduating […]