Biography

From Wikipedia

Mabel Ballin (January 1, 1887 – July 24, 1958) was an

American motion-picture actress of the silent film era.

Born Mabel Croft in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she

originally studied painting. Her landscapes were noticed at an exhibition and

led to an offer to appear in films. Ballin appeared in 28 films between 1917

and 1925. She achieved popularity during World War I.

She is best known for her role in Riders of the Purple Sage

(1925). Her other notable roles included The Glorious Adventure (1918), Jane

Eyre (1921), and Vanity Fair (1923), in which she played Becky Sharp.

She married artist-turned-director Hugo Ballin in 1917, and

they remained married until his death in 1956.

She died in 1958 in Santa Monica, California. She was

interred in Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery in Santa Monica with her husband.

From Wikipedia

Mabel Ballin (January 1, 1887 – July 24, 1958) was an

American motion-picture actress of the silent film era.

Born Mabel Croft in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she

originally studied painting. Her landscapes were noticed at an exhibition and

led to an offer to appear in films. Ballin appeared in 28 films between 1917

and 1925. She achieved popularity during World War I.

She is best known for her role in Riders of the Purple Sage

(1925). Her other notable roles included The Glorious Adventure (1918), Jane

Eyre (1921), and Vanity Fair (1923), in which she played Becky Sharp.

She married artist-turned-director Hugo Ballin in 1917, and

they remained married until his death in 1956.

She died in 1958 in Santa Monica, California. She was

interred in Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery in Santa Monica with her husband.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 7

Birthday 1887-01-01

Day of Death 1958-07-24

Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1925 Code of the West as Mary Stockwell
1925 Riders of the Purple Sage as Jane Withersteen
1923 Souls for Sale as Herself - Celebrity Actress (uncredited)
1923 Vanity Fair as Becky Sharp
1919 Lord and Lady Algy as Mrs. Tudway
1918 Laughing Bill Hyde as Alice Walker
1918 The Danger Game

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