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Occupation
  
Actor

Years active
  
1910 - 1928


Name
  
Gertrude Claire

Role
  
Actress

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Born
  
July 16, 1852 (
1852-07-16
)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Died
  
April 28, 1928, Los Angeles, California, United States

Movies
  
The Aryan, The Coward, Tumbleweeds, The Wolf Woman, Madame Peacock

Similar People
  
Reginald Barker, Thomas H Ince, William S Hart, James Cruze, Allan Dwan

Gertrude Claire (July 16, 1852 – April 28, 1928) was an actress of the American stage and Hollywood silent motion pictures.

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Biography

Claire was born in Chicago, Illinois, and began appearing onstage at the age of 16. She played minor roles in New York, New York. In the coming years she began to play leads. Among the actors of note she played with John Drew Jr., Edwin Booth, and Richard Mansfield.

She began work in films while the industry was still based in New York. Then she moved to Hollywood, where she was part of the first motion picture playing company organized there. Claire had roles in 123 films beginning in 1910 and continuing until 1928. Her last appearance in movies was in the Clara Bow feature film Red Hair (1928).

Gertrude Claire died in Los Angeles in 1928, aged 75, at her home. Her funeral was conducted in the chapel of Hollywood Forever Cemetery. She was interred in the Hollywood Mausoleum.

Filmography

Actress
1928
Red Hair as
Minor Role (uncredited)
1927
We're All Gamblers as
Mrs. McCarver
1927
Married Alive as
Lady Rockett
1927
The King of Kings as
Poor Widow (uncredited)
1926
Out of the West as
'Grannie' Hanley
1926
The Little Irish Girl as
Granny
1925
Tumbleweeds as
Old Woman
1925
The Wedding Song as
Grandma
1925
The Storm Breaker as
Elspeth Strong
1925
His Majesty, Bunker Bean as
Grandma Breede
1925
Her Sister from Paris as
Anna - The Housekeeper
1925
Romance Road as
Ma O'Brien
1925
The Goose Hangs High as
Granny
1924
Wine of Youth as
Granny Mary
1924
Ladies to Board as
Mrs. Carmichaael
1924
Daughters of Today as
Ma Vandegrift
1924
The Heart Bandit as
Mrs. Rand
1923
Itching Palms as
Grandma Gano
1923
Double Dealing as
Mother Slowbell
1922
Environment as
Grandma MacLaren
1922
Ridin' Wild as
Mrs. Henderson
1922
The Super Sex as
Grandma Brewster
1922
Oliver Twist as
Mrs. Maylie
1922
The Crusader as
Mrs. Brent
1922
Human Hearts as
Ma Logan
1922
Forget Me Not
1922
The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe as
Crusoe's Mother
1921
Hail the Woman as
Mrs.Beresford
1921
The Invisible Power as
Mrs. Miller
1921
The Sin of Martha Queed as
Grandmother
1921
The Fox as
Mrs. Farwell
1921
Greater Than Love as
'Mother' Brown
1921
Society Secrets as
Mrs. Kerran
1921
Beyond the Trail (Short) as
Clem and Bud's Mother
1920
Her Beloved Villain as
Susanne's Aunt
1920
The Forbidden Thing as
Mrs. Blake
1920
The Money Changers as
Mrs. Mullen
1920
Madame Peacock as
Character Lady
1920
The Cradle of Courage as
Mother Kelly
1920
Paris Green as
Sarah Green
1920
Dollar for Dollar as
Mrs. Mordant
1920
Into the Light as
The Boy's Mother
1919
Jinx as
Aunt Tina Carbery
1919
Brothers Divided as
Harriet King
1919
Stepping Out as
Robert's Mother
1919
Widow by Proxy as
Angelica Pennington
1919
A Petal on the Current as
Stella's Mother
1919
The Crimson Gardenia as
Mere Felice
1919
Little Comrade as
Mrs. Hubbard
1919
Blind Man's Eyes as
Mrs. Overton
1919
Romance and Arabella as
Aunt Effie
1919
Hard Boiled as
Aunt Tiny Colvin
1918
When Do We Eat? as
Undetermined Role
1918
A Nine O'Clock Town as
Mrs. Clary
1918
The Keys of the Righteous as
Sarah Ann Watts
1918
'Blue Blazes' Rawden as
Mother Hilgard
1917
His Mother's Boy as
Mrs. Denton
1917
The Silent Man as
Mrs. Hardy
1917
Wooden Shoes as
The Mevrouw
1917
Golden Rule Kate as
Mrs. MacGregor (uncredited)
1917
The Mother Instinct as
Mother Coutierre
1917
Madcap Madge as
Letitia Jane Adams
1917
Happiness as
Miss Pratt
1917
Back of the Man
1917
The Crab as
Mrs. Borrum
1916
The Female of the Species (Short) as
Mrs. Dorn
1916
The Criminal as
Mother Marie
1916
The Jungle Child as
Laila
1916
The Wolf Woman as
Mrs. Walden
1916
Lieutenant Danny, U.S.A. as
Marie Ventura
1916
Honor Thy Name as
Mrs. Carey
1916
The Payment as
Mrs. Page
1916
The Apostle of Vengeance
1916
The Market of Vain Desire as
Mrs. Bladglley
1916
The Aryan as
Mrs. Denton
1916
Peggy as
Mrs. Cameron
1915
The Coward as
Mrs. Elizabeth Winslow
1915
The Living Wage (Short) as
Mrs. Flannery
1915
The Heart of Jabez Flint (Short) as
Mrs. Dowling
1915
The Play of the Season (Short) as
Mrs. Owens
1915
The Tide of Fortune (Short)
1915
The Ruse (Short) as
Holds May captive
1915
Hearts and Swords (Short) as
Donna Gonzales - Rosa's Mother
1915
The Reward (Short) as
The Nurse
1915
The Tavern Keeper's Son (Short) as
Señora Capella - Juan's Mother
1915
The Valley of Hate (Short) as
Ma Hutton
1915
The Fakir (Short) as
Mrs. Waldron
1915
His Brother's Keeper (Short) as
Malinda Stokes
1915
Tricked (Short) as
Mother Hart
1915
In the Switch Tower (Short) as
Mrs. Hall
1915
The Wells of Paradise (Short) as
Widow Dolan
1915
The Sheriff's Streak of Yellow (Short) as
Mom Todd
1915
Through the Murk (Short) as
Mother Hudson
1915
Mother Hulda (Short) as
Widow Boden
1914
A Political Feud (Short) as
Mrs. Walton
1914
The City of Darkness (Short) as
Mrs. Warner - the Governor's Mother
1914
The Master of the House (Short)
1914
In the Clutches of the Gangsters (Short) as
Mrs. Mason
1914
In Old Italy (Short) as
Beatrice Nuccoli's Mother
1914
The Desperado (Short) as
'Mom' Lewis
1914
Jimmy (Short) as
Jimmy's Mother
1914
The Whiskey Runners (Short) as
Mrs. Bill Jenks
1914
The Right to Die (Short) as
Mrs. David Walters
1914
The Silver Bell (Short) as
Donna Isabella
1914
When America Was Young (Short) as
Mrs. Dan Martin
1914
The City (Short)
1914
His Hour of Manhood (Short) as
Mrs. Dawson
1914
A Frontier Mother (Short) as
Mrs. Jim Hull
1914
The Latent Spark (Short) as
Mrs. Loomis
1914
The Wharf Rats (Short) as
Mrs. Jim Reed
1914
The Substitute (Short) as
Mrs. Taylor
1914
The Silent Messenger (Short) as
Pietro's Mother
1914
The Trap (Short) as
Mary's Mother
1914
The Bells of Austi (Short) as
Chaperone
1914
The Adventures of Shorty (Short) as
Mrs. Cooley
1914
A Barrier Royal (Short) as
The Widow Prue
1914
Mario (Short) as
Mario's Mother (as Miss Claire)
1914
A New England Idyl (Short)(unconfirmed)
1913
The Boomerang (Short) as
Aunt Betty
1913
A Dixie Mother (Short) as
Mrs. Morton
1913
The Battle of Gettysburg as
Secondary Role (unconfirmed)
1913
The Boomerang (Short)
1912
The Dead Pay (Short) as
Lt. Kane's Mother
1912
In the Long Run (Short) as
Jim's Mother
1912
A Fight for Friendship (Short) as
Mrs. John Rand
1912
Sharps and Chaps (Short) as
Landlady
1912
Betty's Bandit (Short) as
Mrs. Allen
1912
On the Border Line (Short) as
Millie's Companion
1912
Maud Muller (Short) as
The Judge's Mother
1912
The Story of a Wallet (Short) as
Tom's Mother
1912
The Fortunes of War (Short) as
Mrs. Hartford - the Mother (unconfirmed)
1912
The Trifler (Short) as
Mrs. Hardy
1911
A True Westerner (Short) as
Mrs. Bonner - Bob & Jack's Mother
1911
Let Us Smooth the Way (Short) as
Martha Waldon - the Wife
1910
Ramona (Short) as
Woman in West
1910
The Way of the World (Short) as
The Landlady
1910
The Two Brothers (Short) as
Mexican

References

Gertrude Claire Wikipedia


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