Silent Film Artists
1908-1919
1908

Gladys Egan
(1902?-19??)

Film Company:
Biograph Company
Independent Motion Picture Co. (IMP)

IMDB has her DOB as 1905,
but I do not believe that is correct because she
clearly looks older than 4 years old in her 1909 films.

1909

Adele de Garde
aka Adele DeGarde
(1899-1965)

Film Company:
Biograph Company
Vitagraph

Museum

1909

Mary Pickford
(1892-1979)
"America's Sweetheart"

Film Company:
Biograph Company
Independent Motion Picture Co. (IMP)
Famous Players

Mary Pickford Foundation

Museum

Autobiograpy: (1955)
"Sunshine & Shadow"

Sister of Jack Pickford

1910

Edith Haldeman
(1905-1984)

Film Company:
Biograph Company
Universal
Independent Motion Picture Co. (IMP)

1910

Edith Storey
(1892-1967)

Film Company:
Vitagraph

Photo courtesy of
Univ of Washington Libraries,
Special Collections Division

1910

Gertrude Robinson
(1890-1962)

Film Company:
Biograph Company
Reliance

1910

John Tansey
aka Johnny Tansey/Tansy
(1901-1971)

Film Company:
Biograph Company
World

Museum

Internet Broadway Database
Internet Movie Database

1910

Kenneth Casey
(1899-1965)
"The Vitagraph Boy"

Film Company:
Vitagraph

Co-writer of jazz song
"Sweet Georgia Brown" (1925)

Photo courtesy of
Thanhouser Film Corp

1910

Marie Eline
(1902-1981)
"Thanhouser Kid"

Film Company:
Thanhouser Film Corporation

1911

Blanche Sweet
(1896-1986)

Film Company:
Biograph Company
Majestic Motion Picture Co.
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company

Cousin of Antrim & Gertrude Short

1911

Edna Foster
(1900-?)

Film Company:
Biograph Company

(often played boy roles)

Internet Movie Database

1911

Edna Mae Weick
aka Edna May Weick
(1905-1983)

Film Company:
Edison

1911

Gladys Hulette
(1896-1991)

Film Company:
Edison
Pathe
Thanhouser

1911

Jack Pickford
(1896-1933)

Film Company:
Biograph Company
Famous Players
Selig

Museum

Brother of Mary Pickford

1911

Jimmie
aka Rene Dary, Bebe, Baby Abelard
(1905-1974)

Film Company:
Gaumont

Internet Movie Database

1911

Mabel Normand
(1895-1930)

Film Company:
Vitagraph
Biograph Company
Keystone

Memorial Site

1911

Marion Sunshine
(1894-1963)

Film Company:
Biograph Company

Vocalist
Vaudeville Act "Tempest & Sunshine"

Marion's Genealogy

1911

Violet Mersereau
(1892-1975)

Film Company:
Nestor
Biograph Company

1911

Yale Boss
(1899-1977)

Film Company: Edison

1912

Dolores Costello
(1903-1979)

Film Company: Vitagraph

Sister of Helen Costello
Grandmother of Drew Barrymore

1912

Dorothy Davenport
(1895-1977)

Film Company:
Nestor
Universal

Mother of Wallace Reid Jr.

1912

Dorothy Gish
(1898-1968)

Film Company:
Biograph Company
Majestic Motion Picture Co.

Autobiography: (1973)
"Dorothy & Lillian Gish"

Sister of Lillian Gish

1912

Ethel Grandin
(1894-1988)
"The IMP Girl"

Film Company:
Independent Motion Picture Co. (IMP)
Kleine
Universal

1912

Eva Prout
aka Evebelle Prout
(1894-1980)

Film Company:
Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.

Vaudville
Vocalist

Museum

Internet Movie Database

1912

Helen Costello
aka Helene Costello
(1906-1957)

Film Company:
Vitagraph

Wampas Baby Star of 1927

Sister of Dolores Costello

1912

Lillian Gish
(1893-1993)

Film Company:
Biograph Company
Majestic Motion Picture Co.

Official Site

Autobiography: (1973)
"Dorothy & Lillian Gish"

Sister of Dorothy Gish

1912

Magda Foy
(1906-1972)
"The Solax Kid"

Film Company:
Solax Film Company

1912

Norma Talmadge
(1894?-1957)

Film Company: Vitagraph

Norma Talmadge Site

Autobiography: (1924)
The Talmadge Sisters - Norma, Constance, Natalie:
An intimate story of the world's most famous
screen family" by Margaret L. Talmadge

Sister of Constance Talmadge

1912

Robert Harron
aka Bobby Harron
(1893-1920)

Film Company:
Biograph Company
Mutual

Brother of John Harron

1912

Sadie Frances Osman
(1908?-2001)

Film Company:
Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.

Internet Movie Database

1912

Ynez Seabury
(1907-1973)
"The Biograph Baby"

Film Company:
Biograph Company

1913

Adelaide Lawrence
(1905-1989)

Film Company:
Kalem

1913

Anita Stewart
(1895-1961)

Film Company:
Vitagraph

1913

Buster Roswell Johnson
(1908-1971)

Film Company:
Lubin
World

1913

Baby Early
aka Early Gorman
(1906-1982)
"Powers Kids"

Film Company:
Universal

Photo courtesy of
Univ of Washington Libraries,
Special Collections Division

1913

Edna Hamel
(1901-1964)

Film Company:
Edison
Vitagraph

Museum
Internet Movie Database

1913

Eleanor Kahn
(1903-1982)

Film Company:
Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.

Internet Movie Database

Photo courtesy of
Thanhouser Film Corp

1913

Helen Badgley
(1908-1977)
"Thanhouser Kidlet"

Film Company:
Thanhouser Film Corporation

1913

Judson Melford
(1900-1978)

Film Company: Kalem

1913

Baby Lillian Wade
(1907-1990)

Film Company:
Selig Polyscope

1913

Raymond Hackett
(1902-1958)

Film Company:
Lubin

Internet Movie Database

Brother of Albert Hackett
Husband of Blanche Sweet

1913

Roy Clark
(1903-1993)

Film Company:
Selig Polyscope

Internet Movie Database

1913

Thomas Shirley
aka Tommy Shirley
(1899-1962)

Film Company:
Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.

Internet Movie Database

1913

Zena Keife
(1896-1977)

Film Company:
Vitagraph

1914

Andy Clark
(1903-1960)

Film Company:
Edison

1914

Clara Horton
(1904-1976)
"The Eclair Kid"

Film Company:
American Eclair Company

1914

Constance Talmadge
(1898?-1973)

Film Company:
Vitagraph

Autobiography: (1924)
The Talmadge Sisters - Norma, Constance, Natalie:
An intimate story of the world's most famous
screen family" by Margaret L. Talmadge

Sister of Norma Talmadge

1914

Ella Hall
(1896-1982)

Film Company:
Universal

1914

Leland Benham
(1905-1976)

Film Company: Thanhouser

Brother of Dorothy Benham

1914

Louise Fazenda
(1895-1962)

Film Company:
Universal
Keystone

Photo courtesy of
Thanhouser Film Corp

1914

Madeline & Marion Fairbanks
(1900-1989) (1900-1973)
"The Fairbanks Twins"
"The Thanhouser Twins"

Film Company:
Thanhouser Film Corporation

1914

Matty Roubert
(1907-1973)
"Powers Kids"
"The Universal Boy"

Film Company:
Vitagraph
Biograph Company
Universal

1914

Mildred Harris
(1901-1944)

Film Company:
Triangle-Fine Arts
New York Motion Picture Co.

Photo courtesy of
Thanhouser Film Corp

1914

Muriel Ostriche
(1896-1989)

Film Company:
Thanhouser Film Corporation

1914

Paul Kelly
(1899-1956)

Film Company:
Vitagraph

1915

Audrey Berry
(1906-1996)

Film Company:
Vitagraph

1915

Bebe Daniels
(1901-1971)

Film Company:
Bison
Selig
Pathe
Realart Pictures

Aunt of Mickey Daniels

1915

Little Billy Jacobs
aka Paul Jacobs
(1910-2004)

Film Company:
Keystone
Universal
Lasky Feature Play Co.

1915

Bobby Connelly
(1909-1922)

Film Company:
Kalem
Vitagraph

Photo courtesy of
Motion Picture Department of
George Eastman House

1915

Baby Carmen De Rue
(1908-1986)
"Fox Kiddies"

Film Company:
Sterling Film Co./Universal
Majestic Motion Picture Co./Mutual Film
Fine Arts Film Co./Triangle
Fox Film Corp.

Photo courtesy of
Motion Picture Department of
George Eastman House

1915

Doris Baker
(1907-1998)

Film Company:
Universal

1915

Marguerite Courtot
(1897-1986)

Film Company:
Kalem
Gaumont

1915

Marie Newton
(1897-?)

Film Company:
Biograph Company

1915

Runa Hodges
(1909?-?)

Film Company:
Reliance
Fox

1915

Teddy Sampson
(1898-1970)

Film Company:
Triangle

1915

Thelma Salter
(1908-1953)
"Triangle Kiddies"

Film Company:
Keystone
Triangle-Fine Arts
New York Motion Picture Co

1915

Viola Dana
(1897-1987)

Film Company:
Edison
Metro Pictures Corp

Sister of Shirley Mason

1916

Bobby Vernon
(1897-1939)

Film Company:
Universal
Keystone

1916

Edith Roberts
(1898-1935)

Film Company:
L-KO
Universal

Photo courtesy of
Thanhouser Film Corp

1916

Ethelmary Oakland
(1909-1999)

Film Company:
Thanhouser Film Corporation
Famous Players

1916

Helen Jerome Eddy
(1897-1990)

Film Company:
Lubin Manufacturing Co.
Pallas Pictures

1916

Katherine Lee & Jane Lee
(1910-1968) (1912-1957)

Film Company: Fox

Moving Picture Stories 1916

1916

Little Lois Alexander
(1910-?)

Film Company:
Universal

1916

Lois Meredith
(1897-?)

Film Company:
General Film Co
Balboa
Paramount

1916

Madge Evans
(1909-1981)

Film Company:
World

1916

Baby Marie Osborne
(1911-2010)
"Little Mary Sunshine"

Film Company:
Balboa Company

Museum
Classic Images Bio

1916

Mary Miles Minter
(1902-1984)

Film Company:
Metro Pictures Corp
American Film Company
Paramount

Fan Site

1916

Shirley Mason
aka Leonie Flugrath
(1900-1979)

Film Company:
Edison
Paramount

Sister of Viola Dana

Photo courtesy of
Zoe Rae & daughter Mona Lamb

1916

Zoe Rae
aka Zoe Bech, Zoe Du Rae
(1910-2006)

Film Company:
Biography Company
Universal

Museum

1917

Antrim Short
(1900-1972)

Film Company:
Universal

Brother of Gertrude Short
Cousin of Blanche Sweet

1917

Bessie Love
(1898-1986)

Film Company:
Triangle-Fine Arts
Vitagraph
Pathe

1917

Francis Carpenter
(1910-1973)
"Triangle Kiddies"
"Fox Kiddies"

Film Company:
Triangle-Fine Arts
Fox

Photo courtesy of
Univ of Washington Libraries,
Special Collections Division

1917

Georgie Stone
(1909-2010)
"Triangle Kiddies"
"Fox Kiddies"

Film Company:
Triangle-Fine Arts
Fox
Majestic Juvenile Co.

Museum

1917

Gladys Leslie
(1899-1976)
"Girl with the Million Dollar Smile"

Film Company:
Vitagraph
Thanhouser Film Corporation
Edison

1917

Joyce Fair
(1903-1987)

Film Company:
Edison
Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.

Photo courtesy of
Motion Picture Department of
George Eastman House

1917

Kittens Reichert
(1910-1990)
"Fox Kiddies"

Film Company:
Famous Players
Vitagraph
Fox

Moving Picture Stories 1916

1917

Lena Baskette
aka Lina Basquette
(1907-1994)

"Lena Baskette Featurettes"
Dancer

Film Company: Universal

Wampas Baby Star of 1928

Autobiography: (1990)
"Lina: DeMille's Godless Girl"

Photo courtesy of
Univ of Washington Libraries,
Special Collections Division

1917

Mary McAlister
(1909-1991)

Film Company:
Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.

Wampas Baby Star of 1927

1917

Violet Radcliffe
(1908-1926)
"Triangle Kiddies"
"Fox Kiddies"

Film Company:
Pathe
Triangle-Fine Arts
Fox

Photo courtesy of
Violet's Son-in-Law Bill Norin

1917

Violet Wilkey
(1903-1976)

Film Company:
Reliance

Museum

1917

Virginia Lee Corbin
(1910-1942)
"Fox Kiddies"

Film Company:
Triangle-Fine Arts
Fox

Official Site

1918

Colleen Moore
(1900-1988)

Film Company:
Triangle-Fine Arts

Autobiography: (1968)
"Silent Star"

1918

Em Gorman
aka Emmie Gorman
(1912?-?)

Photo courtesy of
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research

1918

Gertrude Short
(1902-1968)

Sister of Antrim Short
Cousin of Blanche Sweet

1918

Baby Gloria Joy
(1910-1970)
"The Baby Nazimova"

Film Company:
Balboa Co.
Oakdale Productions

1918

Gordon Griffith
(1907-1958)

Film Company:
Keystone
Universal

Wikipedia Bio

1918

Jewel Carmen
(1897-1984)

Film Company:
Keystone
Triangle-Fine Arts
Fox

1918

Marjorie Daw
(1902-1979)

Film Company:
Paramount

1918

Tula Belle
(1906-1992)

Film Company:
Thanhouser Film Corporation
Artcraft

Sister of Ebba Mona

1919

Aida Horton
(1912-1983)

Film Company:
Vitagraph

1919

Eileen Percy
(1900-1973)

Film Company:
Metro Pictures Corp
Pathe

1919

Harold Goodwin
(1902-1987)

Film Company:
Fox

1919

Baby Ivy Ward
(1914-?)

Film Company:
Metro Pictures Corp

1919

Lila Lee
(1901-1973)
"Cuddles"

Film Company:
Famous Players-Lasky
Paramount

Wampas Baby Star of 1922

1919

Mae Giraci
aka May Giraci, Tina Rossi
(1910-2006)

Film Company:
Triangle-Fine Arts

Museum


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