Shannon Day

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Shannon Day
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The Blue Book of the Screen, 1923
Sylvia Day

(1896-08-05)August 5, 1896
Austro-Hungarian Empire
DiedFebruary 24, 1977(1977-02-24) (aged 80)
Years active1913–1933

Shannon Day (born Sylvia Day; [1] August 5, 1896 – February 24, 1977) was an American silent film actress who appeared in supporting parts in numerous productions.


Day was born on August 5, 1896, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Her education was in New York City's public schools and in the Art Students League there. [2]

Day began performing on stage when she was a child. [2] Billed as Sylvia Day, she appeared on Broadway in Ziegfeld Nine O'Clock Review (1919). [3] Her film debut came in 1921 in Cecil B. DeMille's Forbidden Fruit .

When Day left acting in films, she began teaching drama in Manhattan. She died on February 24, 1977, in New York, aged 80. [2]

Partial filmography

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  1. Silent Film Necrology 2nd Edit. c.2001 by Eugene Michael Vazzana
  2. 1 2 3 Katchmer, George A. (May 20, 2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. pp. 88–89. ISBN   978-1-4766-0905-8 . Retrieved June 11, 2022.
  3. "Sylvia Day". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on June 11, 2022. Retrieved June 11, 2022.