Judith Vosselli

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Judith Vosselli
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Judith Vosselli
Born(1895-06-25)June 25, 1895
DiedSeptember 18, 1966(1966-09-18) (aged 71)
Years active1920–35
Spouse(s)John Eshelman Lloyd

Judith Vosselli (June 25, 1895 – September 18, 1966) was a Spanish-born actress who appeared on the American stage and screen during the 1920s and 1930s.



Born in Barcelona, Vosselli made her American acting debut in the successful Broadway farce, Ladies' Night , which ran from 1920 to 1921. [1] She would appear on Broadway in 5 more plays over the next five years, including the successful Merry Wives of Gotham (1924), and Louie the 14th in 1925. [2] [3]

She would make the transition from stage to film in 1926, with a role in the silent film, The Prince of Tempters. [4] Over the next ten years she would appear in over 20 feature films. [5]

Some of the more notable films in which she appeared include: A Lady's Morals (1930), starring Grace Moore, Reginald Denny, and Wallace Beery; [6] Inspiration , starring Greta Garbo and Robert Montgomery; [7] the 1932 original sound production of Madame Butterfly , starring Sylvia Sidney and Cary Grant; [8] and the 1935 classic, A Tale of Two Cities , starring Ronald Colman. [9] Vosselli would retire from acting after A Tale of Two Cities.

Vosselli died on September 18, 1966 in New York City. [10]


(Per AFI database) [5]

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  1. "Ladies' Night". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  2. "Merry Wives of Gotham". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  3. "Louie the 14th". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  4. "The Prince of Tempters: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  5. 1 2 "Judith Vosselli". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  6. "A Lady's Morals: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  7. "Inspiration: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  8. "Madame Butterfly: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  9. "A Tale of Two Cities: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  10. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JTYQ-YJD : 21 August 2020), Judith Lloyd, Sep 1966; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).