Mae Giraci

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Mae Giraci
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Motion Picture Classic, 1917
Mae Georgia Giraci

(1910-01-22)January 22, 1910
DiedJanuary 10, 2006(2006-01-10) (aged 95)
Other namesMay Giraci, May Garcia, May Geraci, May Giracci, May Giracia and Tina Rossi
Known for Lorna Doone (1922)
Miss Lulu Bett (film) (1921)
Reputation (1921)
One More American (1918)
Herman C. Platz(m. 19312006)
Parent(s) Santo Giraci
Anna De Nubila

Mae Georgia Giraci (January 22, 1910 – January 10, 2006), also known as May Giraci, May Garcia, May Geraci, May Giracci, May Giracia and Tina Rossi, was an American child actress who appeared in silent films between 1915 and 1929. She was discovered by director Cecil B. DeMille and worked with him and his brother William C. DeMille. She died of colon cancer in 2006.

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