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Linda Arvidson (I) (1884–1949)

Linda Arvidson was born on July 12, 1884 in San Francisco, California, USA as Linda Arvidson Johnson. She was an actress and writer, known for Everyman (1913), The Scarlet Letter (1913) and The Adventures of Dollie (1908). She was married to D.W. Griffith. She died on July 26, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Everyman Everyman
The Scarlet Letter Hester Prynne
A Woman's Way The Camper's Wife


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (163 credits)
 1916 Charity
Mary Fleming (as Linda A. Griffith)
 1916 The Stampede (Short)
Panca - the Chief's Daughter / Wanga - Panca's Daughter
 1916 The Indian (Short)
Gladys Sterling
 1915 The Gambler of the West
Mabel Grey
 1914 Beverly of Graustark
Beverly Calhoun
 1914 The War of Wealth (Short)
 1914/I The Wife (Short)
Helen Truman
 1914 A Fair Rebel (Short)
Clairette Montieth - Steve's Sister
 1913 Out of the Darkness (Short)
The Wife (as Linda Griffith)
 1913 Everyman
 1913 When Love Grows Up (Short)
 1913/I Mission Bells (Short) (as Linda A. Griffith)
 1913 Mixed Signals (Short) (as Linda Griffith)
 1913 The Scarlet Letter (Short)
Hester Prynne (as Linda Griffith)
 1913 A Mother's Spirit (Short)
Mrs. Ormsby - the Mother (as Linda Griffith)
 1912 A Christmas Spirit (Short)
The Wife
 1912/I A Close Call (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1911 The Miser's Heart (Short)
Kathy's Mother
 1911 The Last Drop of Water (Short)
 1911 Enoch Arden: Part II (Short)
Annie Lee
 1911 Enoch Arden: Part I (Short)
Annie Lee
 1911 In the Days of '49 (Short)
 1911 His Daughter (Short)
 1911 Fisher Folks (Short)
 1911 Heart Beats of Long Ago (Short)
 1911 Fate's Turning (Short)
 1911 His Trust Fulfilled (Short)
 1911 The Two Paths (Short)
 1910 White Roses (Short)
 1910 A Child's Stratagem (Short)
A Friend of the Family
 1910 The Broken Doll (Short)
Mrs. Joe Stevens
 1910 A Lucky Toothache (Short)
 1910 In Life's Cycle (Short)
James' Friend
 1910 The Usurer (Short)
Clerk's Wife
 1910 A Salutary Lesson (Short)
 1910 The Call to Arms (Short)
 1910 A Midnight Cupid (Short)
 1910 The Face at the Window (Short)
 1910 The Unchanging Sea (Short)
The Fisherman's Wife
 1910 The Gold Seekers (Short)
 1910 The Way of the World (Short)
At Dance
 1910 Thou Shalt Not (Short)
At Party
 1910/I The Two Brothers (Short)
 1910 Gold Is Not All (Short)
 1910 The Converts (Short)
The Dance Hall Girl
 1910 The Thread of Destiny (Short)
The Hotelkeeper's Wife
 1910 The Englishman and the Girl (Short)
Member of Dramatic Club
 1910 The Duke's Plan (Short)
 1910 The Woman from Mellon's (Short)
The Detective
 1910 The Cloister's Touch (Short)
 1910 The Last Deal (Short)
 1910 The Honor of His Family (Short)
Woman at Farewell
 1910 The Dancing Girl of Butte (Short)
 1910 The Rocky Road (Short)
 1909 The Heart of an Outlaw (Short)
Wedding Guest
 1909 The Day After (Short)
 1909 To Save Her Soul (Short)
In Audience
 1909 In a Hempen Bag (Short)
 1909 A Corner in Wheat (Short)
The Farmer's Wife
 1909 Through the Breakers (Short)
 1909 The Restoration (Short)
 1909 Lines of White on a Sullen Sea (Short)
 1909 Pippa Passes; or, the Song of Conscience (Short)
Greek Model
 1909 Wanted, a Child (Short)
 1909 Leather Stocking (Short)
One of the Colonel's Nieces
 1909 In Old Kentucky (Short)
Homecoming Party
 1909 The Children's Friend (Short)
 1909 Comata, the Sioux (Short)
Nellie Howe
 1909 The Hessian Renegades (Short)
 1909 The Sealed Room (Short)
A Lady-in-Waiting (uncredited)
 1909 Pranks (Short)
On Porch
 1909 The Mills of the Gods (Short)
Hulda - the Maid
 1909 A Convict's Sacrifice (Short)
 1909 The Cardinal's Conspiracy (Short)
 1909 The Peachbasket Hat (Short)
 1909 Her First Biscuits (Short)
 1909 The Faded Lilies (Short)
 1909 The Cricket on the Hearth (Short)
Sister Dorothy
 1909 Resurrection (Short)
At Prison
 1909 The Jilt (Short)
Wedding Guest
 1909 A Baby's Shoe (Short)
The Daughter
 1909 The French Duel (Short)
 1909 The Eavesdropper (Short)
Mercedes' Friend
 1909 Tis an Ill Wind That Blows No Good (Short)
In Crowd
 1909 Lucky Jim (Short)
Wedding Guest
 1909 Twin Brothers (Short)
Museum Visitor
 1909 The Drive for a Life (Short)
One of Mignon's Sisters
 1909 Confidence (Short)
Dinner Guest
 1909 The Winning Coat (Short)
 1909 A Drunkard's Reformation (Short)
Mrs. John Wharton
 1909 Jones and His New Neighbors (Short)
In Crowd
 1909 The Medicine Bottle (Short)
Telephone Operator / At Party
 1909 The Deception (Short)
 1909 The Voice of the Violin (Short)
At Party Meeting
 1909 I Did It (Short)
A Visitor
 1909 The Lure of the Gown (Short)
Rich Woman
 1909 The Salvation Army Lass (Short)
In First Bar / In Factory
 1909 The Roue's Heart (Short)
Noblewoman / Sculptress's Friend
 1909 A Fool's Revenge (Short)
At Court
 1909 His Wife's Mother (Short)
Restaurant Patron
 1909 At the Altar (Short)
 1909 The Golden Louis (Short)
 1909 The Politician's Love Story (Short)
Woman - Third Couple
 1909 The Joneses Have Amateur Theatricals (Short)
The Maid
 1909 His Ward's Love (Short)
The Maid
 1909 The Curtain Pole (Short)
Party Planner / Woman on Street
 1909 Tragic Love (Short)
Mrs. Rankin
 1909 A Wreath in Time (Short)
At Stage Door
 1909 Edgar Allan Poe (Short)
Virginia Poe
 1909 The Cord of Life (Short)
Woman in Tenement
 1909 The Welcome Burglar (Short)
The Maid
 1909 Those Awful Hats (Short)
Theatre Audience (uncredited)
 1909 Mr. Jones Has a Card Party (Short)
The Maid
 1909 The Criminal Hypnotist (Short)
Party Guest
 1909 Those Boys! (Short)
A Daughter
 1909 A Rural Elopement (Short)
Cynthia Stebbins
 1909/I The Sacrifice (Short)
At Wigmaker's
 1909 Love Finds a Way (Short)
 1909 Mrs. Jones Entertains (Short)
 1909/I One Touch of Nature (Short)
 1908 The Helping Hand (Short)
Daisy Harcourt
 1908 An Awful Moment (Short)
The Maid
 1908 The Test of Friendship (Short)
Guest / Woman at Wigmaker's
 1908 The Feud and the Turkey (Short)
Mrs. Caufield
 1908 The Clubman and the Tramp (Short)
Dinner Guest
 1908 A Woman's Way (Short)
The Camper's Wife
 1908 The Song of the Shirt (Short)
Dying Woman - 2nd Sister
 1908 The Taming of the Shrew (Short)
 1908 The Pirate's Gold (Short)
Mrs. Wilkinson
 1908 After Many Years (Short)
 1908 Concealing a Burglar (Short)
 1908 The Planter's Wife (Short)
 1908 The Vaquero's Vow (Short)
 1908 Ingomar, the Barbarian (Short)
 1908 Father Gets in the Game (Short)
 1908 The Stolen Jewels (Short)
The Nurse
 1908 A Smoked Husband (Short)
 1908 Where the Breakers Roar (Short)
Alice Fairchild
 1908 The Red Girl (Short)
Woman in Second Bar
 1908 Betrayed by a Handprint (Short)
The Maid / Party Guest
 1908 For a Wife's Honor (Short)
The Maid
 1908 Balked at the Altar (Short)
 1908 The Fatal Hour (Short)
Kidnapped Woman
 1908 The Man and the Woman (Short)
 1908 The Greaser's Gauntlet (Short)
Woman on Street / Party Guest
 1908 A Calamitous Elopement (Short)
 1908 The Bandit's Waterloo (Short)
Accomplice / Woman at Inn
 1908 The Red Man and the Child (Short)
 1908 The Adventures of Dollie (Short)
 1908 The Stage Rustler (Short)
Mother on Street
 1908 At the Crossroads of Life (Short)
 1908 At the French Ball (Short)
Wife (unconfirmed)
 1908 When Knights Were Bold (Short)
 1908 The King's Messenger (Short)
Person in Court
 1908 King of the Cannibal Islands (Short)
Extra in Chase (uncredited)
 1908 The Princess in the Vase (Short)
 1908 Classmates (Short)
Extra (uncredited)
 1907 Mr. Gay and Mrs. (Short)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Memoir: "When the Movies Were Young" under the name Mrs. D.W. Griffith. Originally published by E.P. Dutton and Company in 1925. Republished as a paperback by Dover Publications in 1969. ISBN - 0486223000 Republished in harcover by Ayer Co. Pub. in 1972. ISBN - 0405091192 Republished versions are "unabridged and slightly corrected" ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Linda A. Griffith | Linda Griffith


D.W. Griffith  (divorced)

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