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Gertrude Claire

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Nationality USA
Birth 16 july 1852 at Chicago (USA)
Death 28 april 1928 (at 75 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Gertrude Claire (July 16, 1852 – April 28, 1928) was an actress of the American stage and Hollywood silent motion pictures.


Claire was born in Chicago, Illinois and began appearing onstage at the age of 16. She played minor roles in New York, New York. In the coming years she began to play leads. Among the actors of note she played with John Drew Jr., Edwin Booth, and Richard Mansfield.

She began work in films while the industry was still based in New York. Then she moved to Hollywood, where she was part of the first motion picture playing company organized there. Claire had roles in 123 films beginning in 1910 and continuing until 1928. Her last appearance in movies was in the Clara Bow feature film Red Hair (1928).

Gertrude Claire died in Los Angeles in 1928, aged 75, at her home. Her funeral was conducted in the chapel of Hollywood Forever Cemetery. She was interred in the Hollywood Mausoleum.

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Filmography of Gertrude Claire (54 films)

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Red Hair
Red Hair (1928)
, 1h10
Directed by Clarence G. Badger
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Clara Bow, Lane Chandler, William Austin, Jacqueline Gadsden, Lawrence Grant, Claude King
Roles Minor Role (uncredited)
Rating65% 3.2637353.2637353.2637353.2637353.263735
A free-spirited young girl has three middle-aged admirers, each of whom sees her from a completely different perspective. Unknown to her, they also happen to be the guardians of a wealthy young man to whom she is attracted.
Tumbleweeds, 1h18
Directed by King Baggot, William S. Hart
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western
Actors Barbara Bedford, William S. Hart, Lillian Leighton, Lucien Littlefield, Richard Neill, James Gordon
Roles La vieille femme
Rating68% 3.436273.436273.436273.436273.43627
Set in Caldwell, Kansas on the Kansas-Oklahoma border, the movie features cowboy Don Carver (Hart) as a "tumbleweed" (i.e., a drifter) who decides to settle down after falling in love with Molly Lassiter (Barbara Bedford). Carver decides to get in on the Cherokee Strip land rush but when he's arrested and parted from his new love, he's in danger of missing the big race. Lucien Littlefield plays a strong supporting role in the movie as Hart's comic sidekick and best friend.
Wine of Youth, 1h12
Directed by King Vidor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Eleanor Boardman, William Haines, Zasu Pitts, Creighton Hale, Johnnie Walker, Niles Welch
Roles Granny Mary
Rating78% 3.914083.914083.914083.914083.91408
Mary (Eleanor Boardman) is a girl wooed by two suitors but made afraid of marriage by the quarrelling of her parents.
Oliver Twist, 1h14
Directed by Frank Lloyd
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about children, L'enfance marginalisée
Actors Lon Chaney, James A. Marcus, Jackie Coogan, Aggie Herring, Lionel Belmore, Lewis Sargent
Roles Mrs. Maylie
Rating67% 3.3924053.3924053.3924053.3924053.392405
Oliver's mother, a penniless outcast, died giving birth to him. As a young boy Oliver is brought up in a workhouse, later apprenticed to an uncaring undertaker, and eventually is taken in by a gang of thieves who befriend him for their own purposes. All the while, there are secrets from Oliver's family history waiting to come to light.
Ridin' Wild, 50minutes
Directed by Nat Ross
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Hoot Gibson, Edna Murphy, Wade Boteler, Otto Hoffman, Gertrude Claire, William Welsh
Roles Mrs. Henderson

Based upon a review in a film publication, Cyril Henderson (Gibson), although growing up in a western community where guns are common and liquor freely drunk, was never raised by his Quaker mother (Claire) to be "rough." Cyril's sweetheart Grace Nolan (Murphy) returns from college and, to his dismay, town bully Art Jordan (Boteler) announces that she is his "steady." Grace goes along with this to teach Cyril a lesson. When Cyril then tries to get rough to please her, the people in the town laugh at him. Old Andrew McBride (Hoffman), who held mortgages on nearly everyone in town, is found murdered, and Cyril's father (Welsh) is arrested as the suspect since he was the last person to see McBride. Cyril tries to confess to the crime to free his father, but Sheriff Nolen, who is Grace's father, says "Cyril, you can't do it!" Art tries to get the townspeople to lynch John, but Cyril to the surprise of everyone knocks him down. After Cyril learns of further plans to lynch his father, he grabs a gun and covers the Sheriff and some townspeople, and then grabs Grace and rides off with her. The Sheriff and the townspeople ride after him. The issue of the identity of the murderer and Cyril's courage are settled in the desert.
Forget Me Not
Directed by W. S. Van Dyke
Genres Drama
Actors Bessie Love, Irene Hunt, Gareth Hughes, Otto Lederer, Gertrude Claire, W. E. Lawrence

Ann (Love) and Jimmy (Hughes) are orphans.