Jean Paige (Jean Paige)

Jean Paige

American film actress of the silent era. She was born in Paris, Illinois and raised on her father’s farm there. She developed a love for horses while living there.Paige made twenty-one films in a career which began in 1917 and concluded in 1924. Her films include Blind Man’s Holiday (1917), The Darkest Hour (1919), The Birth of a Soul (1920), Black Beauty (1921), Captain Blood (1924), and Daring Hearts (1919). She came to prominence in a Vitagraph film called Too Many Crooks (1919). As Charlotte Brown she made a star part out of a bit part. Jean never appeared on stage and had no experience in movies prior to becoming a Vitagraph leading woman. Her first screen appearance came in O.Henry features on two reels. Her role in Too Many Crooks led Vitagraph President Albert E. Smith to elevate her position at the film studio. (bio courtesy of: Wikipedia)  Family links:  Spouse:  Albert E. Smith (1874 – 1958)  Children:  Audrey S. Smith Martin (1913 – 2010)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • July, 03, 1895
  • USA

Died

  • December, 12, 1990
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • California
  • USA

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