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Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford

  • Born on
    • April 8th, 1892
  • Died on
    • May 29th, 1979
Mary Pickford began in the theater at age seven. Then known as "Baby Gladys Smith", she toured with her family in a number of theater companies. In 1907, she adopted a family name Pickford and joined the David Belasco troupe, appearing in the long-running The Warrens of Virginia". She began in films in 1909 with the 'American Mutoscope & Biograph [us]', working with director D.W. Griffith. For a short time in 1911, to earn more money, she joined the IMP Film Co. under Carl Laemmle. She returned to Biograph in 1912, and, in 1913 joined the Famous Players Film Company under Adolph Zukor. She then joined First National Exhibitor's Circuit in 1918. In 1919 she helped to establish United Artists. Date of Death 29 May 1979, Santa Monica, California (cerebral hemorrhage)

Filmography

Acting (25 Credits)

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1933Secrets as Mary Marlowe / Mary Carlton
1929Coquette as Norma Besant
1929The Taming of the Shrew as Caterina
1927My Best Girl as Maggie Johnson
1926Sparrows as Molly
1926The Black Pirate as Princess Isobel in Final Embrace - Cameo Appearance (uncredited)
1925Little Annie Rooney as Annabelle 'Little Annie' Rooney
1925Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ as Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)
1919Daddy-Long-Legs as Judy Abbott
1919The Hoodlum as Amy Burke
1919Heart o' the Hills as Mavis Hawn
1918Stella Maris as Miss Stella Maris / Unity Blake
1918Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley as Amarilly Jenkins
1918Johanna Enlists as Johanna Renssaller
1917Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm as Rebecca Randall
1917The Poor Little Rich Girl as Gwen
1917A Little Princess as Sara Crewe
1917A Romance of the Redwoods as Jenny Lawrence
1917The Little American as Angela Moore
1914Cinderella as Cinderella
1912The New York Hat as Mary Harding, the Daughter
1910The Unchanging Sea as The Daughter as an Adult
1909The Lonely Villa
1909The Sealed Room as A Lady-in-Waiting
1909The Country Doctor as Poor Mother's Elder Daughter (uncredited)

Writer (1 Credits)

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Herself (2 Credits)

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2005Douglas Fairbanks: The Great Swashbuckler as Self (archive footage)
2002The Tramp and the Dictator as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

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