Marjorie Daw (actress)

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Marjorie Daw
Publicity photo of Daw from Stars of the Photoplay (1924)
Born
Margaret House

(1902-01-19)January 19, 1902
DiedMarch 18, 1979(1979-03-18) (aged 77)
OccupationActress
Years active1914–1929
Spouse(s)
A. Edward Sutherland
(m. 1923;div. 1925)

Myron Selznick
(m. 1929;div. 1942)

Marjorie Daw (born Margaret House, January 19, 1902 March 18, 1979) was an American film actress of the silent film era. She appeared in 76 films between 1914 and 1929.

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Career

Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Daw began acting as a teen to support her younger brother and herself after the death of their parents. Daw made her film debut in 1914 and worked steadily during the 1920s. She retired from acting after the advent of sound film. [1]

Majorie Daw in 1920

Personal life

Daw was married twice; her first marriage was to director A. Edward Sutherland in early 1923; it produced no children. After divorcing Sutherland in 1925, she married Myron Selznick in 1929. The marriage ended in 1942. [1]

Daw died on March 18, 1979 in Huntington Beach, California, aged 77. [2]

Partial filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
1914The Love Victorious
1915 The Unafraid IrenyaAlternative title: The Unexpected
The Captive
1916 The House with the Golden Windows A FairyAlternative title: The House of the Golden Windows
1917 Joan the Woman Katherine
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Emma Jane Perkins
A Modern Musketeer Elsie Dodge
1918 Headin' South
Mr. Fix-It Marjorie Threadwell
He Comes Up Smiling Billie Bartlett
1919 The Knickerbocker Buckaroo Rita Allison
His Majesty, the American Felice, Countess of Montenac
1920 Don't Ever Marry Dorothy Whynn
Dinty Ruth Whitely
1921The Butterfly GirlEdith Folsom
Cheated Hearts Muriel Bekkman
1922 The Lone Hand Sue De Muidde
Love Is an Awful ThingHelen Griggs
The Pride of Palomar Kay Parker
1923 Rupert of Hentzau Rosa Holf
The Call of the Canyon Flo Hunter
Mary of the Movies herself
1924 Human Desires Joan Thayer
The Passionate Adventure Vicky
Notch Number One Dorothy Moore
1925 One Way Street Elizabeth Stuart
East Lynne Barbara Hare
1926The HighbindersHope Masterson
Redheads PreferredAngela Morgan
1927 Why Girls Say No Becky
Outlaws of Red River Mary Torrence
Topsy and Eva Marietta
Home MadeThe Girl
Buffalo Bill's Last Fight
Spoilers of the West Miss Benton
1928The Heart of General Robert E. LeeVirginia Hale
The SkywaymanNancy Feldmore
1929The Air Derby
The Cloud Patrol

References

  1. 1 2 Lowe, Denise (2004). An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films, 1895–1930. Haworth Press. p. 164. ISBN   0-7890-1843-8.
  2. Katchmer, George A.; Cary, Diana Serra (2002). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. p. 87. ISBN   0-7864-0763-8.