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Florence Lawrence (I) (1886–1938)

Florence Lawrence was the first film player whose name was used to promote her films and the studio (Independent Moving Pictures Company [IMP]) for which she worked. Before her, actors and actresses worked anonymously, partly out of fear that stage managers would refuse to hire them if they were found to be working in films and partly because ... See full bio »

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 1937 Night Must Fall
Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard
Florence Lawrence (scenes deleted)
 1936 One Rainy Afternoon
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1936 Yellow Dust
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1935 The Crusades
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1935 Man on the Flying Trapeze (uncredited)
 1934 The Old Fashioned Way
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1933 The Silk Express
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1933 Secrets
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1932 Sinners in the Sun (uncredited)
 1932 So Big!
Mina (uncredited)
 1931 The Hard Hombre
The Sister (uncredited)
 1931 Pleasure
 1926 The Greater Glory
Woman (uncredited)
 1926 The Johnstown Flood
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1924 Gambling Wives
Polly Barker
 1923 The Satin Girl
 1922 The Unfoldment
Katherine Nevin
 1918 The Love Craze (Short)
 1917 Face on the Screen (Short)
 1916 Elusive Isabel
Isabel Thorne
 1914 The Woman Who Won (Short)
Florence Lloyd
 1914 A Mysterious Mystery (Short)
Miss Lawrence
 1914 Counterfeiters (Short)
 1914 The Honor of the Humble (Short)
Flo Soule - The Gamekeeper's Daughter
 1914 The Mad Man's Ward (Short)
 1914 Her Ragged Knight (Short)
Flo - Bob's Ward
 1914 A Singular Cynic (Short)
Flo Welton
 1914 The Doctor's Testimony (Short)
Florence Lund
 1914 A Disenchantment (Short)
Flo - the Maid
 1914 The Bribe (Short)
 1914 The Pawns of Destiny (Short)
 1914 The Little Mail Carrier (Short)
Flo - the Little Mail Carrier
 1914 Diplomatic Flo (Short)
 1914/II The Honeymooners (Short)
Florence Blair
 1914 The Stepmother (Short)
 1914 The Law's Decree (Short)
 1914 The False Bride (Short)
Florence Gould & Amy St. Clair (Dual Role)
 1914 The Coryphee (Short)
 1913 A Girl and Her Money (Short)
Florence Kingsley
 1913 The Influence of Sympathy (Short)
The Wife
 1913 Unto the Third Generation (Short)
Esther Stern
 1913 His Wife's Child (Short)
 1913 The Spender (Short)
 1913 The Girl o'the Woods (Short)
Mab Hawkins
 1913 The Closed Door (Short)
Florence Ashleigh
 1912 Was Mabel Cured? (Short)
Mabel Jones
 1912 The Lady Leone (Short)
Lady Leone Mervyn
 1912/I Sisters (Short)
Annie / Mary (twin sisters)
 1912 The Redemption of Riverton (Short)
June Martin
 1912 The Angel of the Studio (Short)
 1912 The Cross-Roads (Short)
Annabel Spaulding
 1912 Betty's Nightmare (Short)
 1912 Tangled Relations (Short)
Florence the Governess
 1912 The Advent of Jane (Short)
Dr. Jane Bixby
 1912 Flo's Discipline (Short)
Florence Dow
 1912 All for Love (Short)
 1912 After All (Short)
 1912 The Winning Punch (Short)
Nellie Wilson
 1912 Her Cousin Fred (Short)
Flo Ballard
 1912 The Chance Shot (Short)
 1912 The Mill Buyers (Short)
 1912 Taking a Chance (Short)
Mrs. Flo Mills
 1912 Not Like Other Girls (Short)
 1912/I The Players (Short)
Flo Lakewood
 1912 In Swift Waters (Short)
Flo Armstrong
 1912 A Village Romance (Short)
Flo - the Country Girl
 1911 The American Girl (Short)
 1911 Art Versus Music (Short)
Ethel Vernon
 1911 A Girlish Impulse (Short)
Gladys Stevens
 1911 A Head for Business (Short)
Phyllis Moore
 1911 A Blind Deception (Short)
Ellen Austin - the Nurse
 1911 His Chorus Girl Wife (Short)
Sybil Sanford - a Chorus Girl
 1911 Aunt Jane's Legacy (Short)
Bessie Elkins - the Niece
 1911 One on Reno (Short)
Mrs. Appleby
 1911 A Rural Conqueror (Short)
Marjorie Thorne
 1911 The Maniac (Short)
Dora Elsmore
 1911 The Slavey's Affinity (Short)
Peggy - a Boarding House Drudge
 1911 The Matchmaker (Short)
Evelyn Bruce - the Young Governess
 1911 The Life Saver (Short)
Jessie Storm - the Local Girl
 1911 The Story of Rosie's Rose (Short)
Rosie Carter
 1911 Romance of Pond Cove (Short)
Florence Earle
 1911 The Secret (Short)
Diana Stanhope
 1911 A Rebellious Blossom (Short)
Flo = the Rebellious Daughter
 1911 Through Jealous Eyes (Short)
Flo - the Doctor's Office Nurse
 1911 Her Two Sons (Short)
The Younger Brother's Wife
 1911 The Gypsy (Short)
Zara - the Gypsy
 1911 During Cherry Time (Short)
Violet - the Country Girl
 1911 The Snare of Society (Short)
Mary Williams
 1911 Always a Way (Short)
Ruth Craven
 1911 The Little Rebel (Short)
Rosalind Trevaine
 1911 Higgenses Versus Judsons (Short)
Freda Judson
 1911 Duke De Ribbon Counter (Short)
Lillian De Mille
 1911 The Professor's Ward (Short)
Edith - The Professor's Ward
 1911 A Game of Deception (Short)
The Actress
 1911 The State Line (Short)
The Sheriff's Daughter
 1911 A Good Turn (Short)
 1911 Her Humble Ministry (Short)
The Reformed Woman
 1911 That Awful Brother (Short)
 1911 A Fascinating Bachelor (Short)
The Nurse
 1911 The Sheriff and the Man (Short)
 1911 The Hoyden (Short)
Gladys Weston
 1911 The Two Fathers (Short)
 1911 Opportunity and the Man (Short)
Flora Hamilton
 1911/I The Wife's Awakening (Short)
The Wife
 1911 Her Child's Honor (Short)
The Mother
 1911 Her Artistic Temperament (Short)
 1911 The Actress and the Singer (Short)
The Actress
 1911 His Friend, the Burglar (Short)
Mrs. Tom Dayton - The Wife
 1911 Vanity and Its Cure (Short)
Effie Hart
 1911 Nan's Diplomacy (Short)
 1911/I The Test (Short)
Miss Gillman
 1911 A Show Girl's Stratagem (Short)
Ethel Lane
 1911 Age Versus Youth (Short)
Nora Blake
 1911 His Bogus Uncle (Short)
The Object of Their Affection
 1910 The Count of Montebello (Short)
The Heiress
 1910 All the World's a Stage (Short)
 1910 Pressed Roses (Short)
 1910 Debt (Short)
 1910 The Right Girl (Short)
 1910 The Widow (Short)
The Widow
 1910 The Taming of Jane (Short)
 1910 The Senator's Double (Short)
 1910 Among the Roses (Short)
The Rose Girl
 1910 Once Upon a Time (Short)
 1910 The Irony of Fate (Short)
 1910 Bear Ye One Another's Burdens (Short)
Mrs. George Rand
 1910 The Call of the Circus (Short)
 1910 A Game for Two (Short)
Mrs. Henderson
 1910 A Self-Made Hero (Short)
The Girl
 1910 A Discontented Woman (Short)
 1910 A Reno Romance (Short)
 1910 The Nichols on Vacation (Short)
Mrs. Nichols
 1910 The Eternal Triangle (Short)
The Wife
 1910 The Doctor's Perfidy (Short)
 1910 Two Men (Short)
The Orphan
 1910 The New Shawl (Short)
 1910 The Maelstrom (Short)
 1910 The Rosary (Short)
 1910 His Second Wife (Short)
 1910 The Miser's Daughter (Short)
The Miser's Daughter
 1910 Transfusion (Short)
 1910 The Stage Note (Short)
 1910 His Sick Friend (Short)
The Wife
 1910 The Time-Lock Safe (Short)
The Mother
 1910 The Broken Oath (Short)
 1910 Mother Love (Short)
The Mother
 1910 The New Minister (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1910 The Governor's Pardon (Short)
 1910 Jane and the Stranger (Short)
 1910 The Blind Man's Tact (Short)
 1910 Justice in the Far North (Short)
 1910 The Coquette's Suitors (Short)
 1910 A Rose of the Philippines (Short)
 1910/II Never Again (Short)
Mrs. Henpecker, Temperance Crusader
 1910 The Tide of Fortune (Short)
 1910 The Right of Love (Short)
 1910 The Winning Punch (Short)
 1909 The Awakening of Bess (Short)
 1909 Lest We Forget (Short)
 1909 Her Generous Way (Short)
 1909 The Forest Ranger's Daughter (Short)
The Forest Ranger's Daughter
 1909 Nursing a Viper (Short)
 1909 Love's Stratagem (Short)
The Girl
 1909 The Hessian Renegades (Short)
 1909 Mrs. Jones' Lover; or, 'I Want My Hat' (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1909 Mr. Jones' Burglar (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1909 The Mended Lute (Short)
Rising Moon
 1909 The Slave (Short)
 1909 Jealousy and the Man (Short)
Mrs. Jim Brooks
 1909 Sweet and Twenty (Short)
Alice's Sister
 1909 Tender Hearts (Short)
 1909 The Cardinal's Conspiracy (Short)
Princess Angela
 1909 The Country Doctor (Short)
Mrs. Harcourt
 1909 The Necklace (Short)
 1909 The Way of Man (Short)
Mabel Jarrett
 1909 The Peachbasket Hat (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1909 Her First Biscuits (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1909 The Lonely Villa (Short)
 1909 Eradicating Aunty (Short)
Flora - Aunty's Ward
 1909 What Drink Did (Short)
Mrs. Alfred Lucas
 1909 Eloping with Auntie (Short)
 1909 Two Memories (Short)
Party Guest
 1909 The Judgment of Solomon (Short)
 1909 Resurrection (Short)
 1909 The Jilt (Short)
Mary Allison - Frank's Sister
 1909 A Baby's Shoe (Short)
The Poor Mother
 1909 Jones and the Lady Book Agent (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1909 The French Duel (Short)
 1909 One Busy Hour (Short)
 1909 The Note in the Shoe (Short)
Ella Berling
 1909 The Eavesdropper (Short)
 1909 Tis an Ill Wind That Blows No Good (Short)
Mary Flinn
 1909 Lucky Jim (Short)
Wedding Guest
 1909 The Drive for a Life (Short)
 1909 A Troublesome Satchel (Short)
In Crowd
 1909 Lady Helen's Escapade (Short)
Lady Helen
 1909 Confidence (Short)
Nellie Burton
 1909 A Sound Sleeper (Short)
Second Woman
 1909 The Winning Coat (Short)
 1909 Schneider's Anti-Noise Crusade (Short)
Mrs. Schneider
 1909 The Road to the Heart (Short)
Mexican Woman
 1909 Trying to Get Arrested (Short)
The Nanny
 1909 A Drunkard's Reformation (Short)
Woman In the Play
 1909 Jones and His New Neighbors (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1909 The Medicine Bottle (Short)
Mrs. Ross
 1909 The Deception (Short)
Mabel Colton
 1909 I Did It (Short)
 1909 The Lure of the Gown (Short)
 1909 The Salvation Army Lass (Short)
Mary Wilson
 1909 The Roue's Heart (Short)
 1909 The Wooden Leg (Short)
 1909 A Fool's Revenge (Short)
 1909 His Wife's Mother (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1909 The Prussian Spy (Short)
The Maid
 1909 Saul and David (Short)
 1909 At the Altar (Short)
Girl at Wedding
 1909 The Golden Louis (Short)
 1909 The Joneses Have Amateur Theatricals (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1909 His Ward's Love (Short)
The Reverend's Ward
 1909 The Curtain Pole (Short)
Mrs. Edwards
 1909 Tragic Love (Short)
The Maid / In Factory
 1909 A Wreath in Time (Short)
Mrs. John Goodhusband
 1909 The Brahma Diamond (Short)
The Guard's Sweetheart
 1909 The Girls and Daddy (Short)
Dr. Payson's First Daughter
 1909 The Cord of Life (Short)
Woman in Tenement
 1909 Those Awful Hats (Short)
Theatre Audience (uncredited)
 1909 Mr. Jones Has a Card Party (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1909 The Fascinating Mrs. Francis (Short)
 1909 The Criminal Hypnotist (Short)
The Maid
 1909 Those Boys! (Short)
The Maid
 1909/I The Sacrifice (Short)
Mrs. Hardluck
 1909 Love Finds a Way (Short)
Among the Wedding Guests
 1909 The Honor of Thieves (Short)
Rachel Einstein
 1909 Mrs. Jones Entertains (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1909/I One Touch of Nature (Short)
Mrs. John Murray
 1908 The Reg Girl
 1908 The Helping Hand (Short)
At Brothel / Wedding Guest
 1908 Mr. Jones at the Ball (Short)
Mrs. Jones
 1908 The Christmas Burglars (Short)
Mrs. Martin
 1908 An Awful Moment (Short)
Mrs. Mowbray
 1908 The Test of Friendship (Short)
Jennie Colman
 1908 The Reckoning (Short)
The Wife
 1908 The Feud and the Turkey (Short)
Nellie Caufield's Sister
 1908 The Valet's Wife (Short)
 1908 Money Mad (Short)
Bank Customer / Landlady
 1908/I Julius Caesar (Short)
 1908 The Clubman and the Tramp (Short)
Bridget / Dinner Guest
 1908 A Woman's Way (Short)
 1908 The Ingrate (Short)
The Trapper's Wife
 1908 The Song of the Shirt (Short)
Working Woman - 1st Sister
 1908 The Taming of the Shrew (Short)
 1908 The Pirate's Gold (Short)
 1908 After Many Years (Short)
Mrs. John Davis
 1908 Antony and Cleopatra (Short)
Cleopatra (unconfirmed)
 1908 Concealing a Burglar (Short)
Mrs. Brown
 1908 The Call of the Wild (Short)
Gladys Penrose
 1908 Romance of a Jewess (Short)
Ruth Simonson
 1908 The Planter's Wife (Short)
Tomboy Nellie
 1908 The Vaquero's Vow (Short)
Wedding Party / In Bar
 1908 Ingomar, the Barbarian (Short)
 1908 Father Gets in the Game (Short)
First Couple
 1908 The Zulu's Heart (Short)
The Boer's Wife
 1908/I The Devil (Short)
A Model
 1908 The Stolen Jewels (Short)
Mrs. Jenkins
 1908 Richard III (Short)
 1908 A Smoked Husband (Short)
Mrs. Bibbs
 1908 Where the Breakers Roar (Short)
At the Beach
 1908 The Heart of O Yama (Short)
 1908 The Red Girl (Short)
The Red Girl
 1908 Behind the Scenes (Short)
Mrs. Bailey
 1908 The Girl and the Outlaw (Short)
 1908 Betrayed by a Handprint (Short)
Myrtle Vane
 1908 Salome (Short)
 1908 The Bandit's Waterloo (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1908 The Viking's Daughter: The Story of the Ancient Norsemen (Short)
Theckla, the Viking's Daughter
 1908 Lady Jane's Flight (Short)
Lady Jane
 1908/I Romeo and Juliet (Short)
 1908 Macbeth (Short)
Banquet Guest
 1907 The Mill Girl (Short)
 1907 The Shaughraun (Short)
 1907 Athletic American Girls (Short)
 1907 Daniel Boone (Short)
Boones' daughter
 1906 The Automobile Thieves (Short)
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