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Florence Lawrence

Born: 1890 AD
Died: 1938 AD
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Canadian Born (Hamilton Ontario, Canada) Actress

 

At age four she was performing as "Baby Flo" the wonder whistler on vaudville

 

She turned to films in her youth and became known simply as the "Boograph Girl"

 

1915 she tried to help someone in a studio fire and was badly burned and never achieved her former active caree again.

 

She appeared in 250 films.

 

She is considered the "first movie star"

 

Biography : Florence Lawrence the Biograph Girls: America’s frist movie star by Kelly R. Brown (Mcfarland, 1999)