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|ABOUT MARY PICKFORD (1893 - 1979)
Canadian born Hollywood leading lady who was known as "America's sweetheart".
Her real name was Gladys Smith.
Mary Pickford started on the stage when she was five. Originally known as: "The Biograph Girl". D.W. Griffith got her started in films. Some believe that she was the most popular movie star ever.
Mary Pickford was one of the co-founders of United Artists.
Many classic silents, including:
REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK
DADDY LONG LEGS
LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY
COQUETTE was Mary Pickford's first sound film, her other talkies include:
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
Douglas Fairbanks was her first husband, followed by Buddy Rogers, who was her leading man in 1927's MY BEST GIRL.
Mary Pickford received a special Oscar in 1976.