|Born||December 4, 1897|
|Died||May 1, 1927 29) (aged|
|Other names||Genevieve Schmich|
|Occupation|| Film actor |
|Years active||1925 - 1927|
Genevieve Townsend (December 4, 1897 – May 1, 1927) was an American stage and film actress.  She was born in the United States, but later moved to Britain. In the mid-1920s she had several lead roles in British silent films. She died in Switzerland at the age of 29 in 1927.
Suzanne Bianchetti was a film actress.
Kay Kendall was an English actress and comedienne. She began her film career in the musical film London Town (1946). Although the film was a financial failure, Kendall continued to work regularly until her appearance in the comedy film Genevieve (1953) brought her widespread recognition. Prolific in British films, Kendall also achieved some popularity with American audiences, and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for her role in the musical-comedy film Les Girls (1957).
Anna Quirentia Nilsson was a Swedish-American actress who achieved success in American silent movies.
Alma Rubens was an American film actress and stage performer.
Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian actress, producer, and director. She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, making her the first actor to win the award. In 2011, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her contributions to Nollywood. Her directorial debut movie, Lionheart, is the first Netflix Originated from Nigeria, and first Nigerian submission for the Oscars. The movie was disqualified for having most of its dialogue in English. After having spent decades in the movie industry, she was profiled alongside some celebrities and business executives in 2020 in two new books by publisher and Editor in Chief l, 'Yes International!' magazine, Azuh Arinze.
Josephine Hutchinson was an American actress. She acted in several theater plays and films.
Geneviève Page is a French actress with a film career spanning fifty years and also numerous English-speaking film productions. She is the daughter of French art collector Jacques Paul Bonjean (1899–1990).
Beatrice Van was an American silent film actress. She was also a screenwriter for both silent and sound films.
The Gorilla is a 1927 American silent horror film directed by Alfred Santell based on the 1925 play The Gorilla by Ralph Spence. The film stars Charles Murray, Fred Kelsey and Walter Pidgeon. It was an early production of Edward Small.
Mary Carr, was an American film actress and was married to the actor William Carr. She appeared in 144 films between 1915 and 1956. She was given some of filmdoms plum mother roles in silent pictures, especially Fox's 1920 Over the Hill to the Poorhouse which was a great success. She was interred in Calvary Cemetery. Carr bore a strong resemblance to Lucy Beaumont, another famous character actress of the time who specialized in mother roles. As older actresses such as Mary Maurice and Anna Townsend passed on, Carr, still in her forties, seem to inherit all the matriarchal roles in silent films.
Isobel Elsom was an English film, theatre, and television actress.
Geneviève Huriet is the author of the Beechwood Bunny Tales children's book series. Huriet lives in Paris with her diplomat husband and four children, and has travelled abroad in Japan, Britain, Angola and elsewhere. She once worked as a librarian, and began writing for her nine grandchildren before launching her career.
The Chinese Bungalow is a 1926 British silent drama film directed by Sinclair Hill, and starring Matheson Lang, Genevieve Townsend and Juliette Compton. It was based on the 1925 play The Chinese Bungalow, which was adapted for further films in 1930 and 1940. It was made by Stoll Pictures, whose principal star throughout the mid-1920s was Lang.
A Girl of London is a 1925 British silent [[drama film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Genevieve Townsend, Ian Hunter and Nora Swinburne. Its plot concerns the son of a member of parliament, who is disowned by his father when he marries a girl who works in a factory. Meanwhile, he tries to rescue his new wife from her stepfather who operates a drugs den. It was based on a novel by Douglas Walshe.
The Wonderful Wooing is a 1926 British silent drama film directed by Geoffrey Malins and starring Marjorie Hume, G.H. Mulcaster and Genevieve Townsend. It was based on the 1925 novel The Wonderful Wooing by Douglas Walshe. The screenplay concerns a poor man who falls in love with a much richer woman who is already engaged.
The Secret Kingdom is a 1925 British silent fantasy and science fiction film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Matheson Lang, Stella Arbenina and Eric Bransby Williams. It is an adaptation of the novel The Hidden Fire by Bertram Atkey. The screenplay concerns a wealthy man who acquires a mind-reading machine but is soon horrified to discover what people are really thinking. It was shot at Cricklewood Studios in London.
The Qualified Adventurer is a 1925 British silent adventure film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Matheson Lang, Genevieve Townsend and Fred Raynham. It was based on the 1922 novel The Qualified Adventurer by Selwyn Jepson.
Maria Forescu was an Austro-Hungarian-born Romanian opera singer and film actress. During the silent and talkies era of the German cinema, she appeared in several movies as a supporting actress. When Adolf Hitler came to power, Forescu, like other Jews of that period, was barred from her profession. Living undercover during the later years of World War II, she survived the Holocaust and died in 1947 in East Berlin.
Colette Brettel (1902–1973) was a British stage and film actress. Born Dorothy Nicolette Pettigrew in London, she made her screen debut in the 1920 film Wuthering Heights and appeared in several British films of the early 1920s including The Prodigal Son. Following the Slump of 1924, in which the number of British films released sharply declined, she moved to Germany. Her film career ended with the introduction of sound. She was married to the Dutch actor Ernst Winar.
Peggy O'Day was an American actress, film editor, screenwriter, and stuntwoman active during the 1920s and 1930s. She was sometimes credited under her birth name. and she is often confused with fellow silent-era actress Peggy O'Dare.