Miriam Nesbitt

Miriam Nesbitt was born Miriam Schanke in Chicago, Illinois. She was born on September 14, 1873 and lived to the age of 81, dying on August 11, 1954 in Hollywood, California. Our girl of the moment went to Stanhope-Wheatcroft Dramatic School. Starting her career on the stage, she was already a well-known Broadway actress. On … Continue reading Miriam Nesbitt

Edwin August

Edwin August was born (let me take a deep breath before saying this) Edwin August Philip Von der Butz on November 10, 1883 in St. Louis Missouri, and died on March 4th, 1964. His mother was Sarah Mykins, and his father’s name was August Butz. Edwin August was one of the players of the legitimate stage … Continue reading Edwin August

Vedah Bertram

Born December 4th, 1891 in Boston Massachusetts, Adele Buck, who became known to the motion picture public as Vedah Bertram, was one of the most promising rising stars of 1912. According to all reports, this lady was extremely likeable, and always got rave reviews in the films she acted in. She was loved especially by the reporters … Continue reading Vedah Bertram

Maurice Costello

Maurice Costello, where to start? There are a lots of interesting facts about this guy, the one they called Dimples! Maurice George Costello was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on February 22, 1877. His parents are commonly regarded as Irish immigrants, but in the interview featured today, he specifies that his father is Spanish-Irish. Tangent: I … Continue reading Maurice Costello