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Kathlyn Williams is a Actor and Scriptwriter American born on 31 may 1879 at Butte (USA)

Kathlyn Williams

Kathlyn Williams
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Birth name Kathleen Mabel Williams
Nationality USA
Birth 31 may 1879 at Butte (USA)
Death 23 september 1960 (at 81 years) at Hollywood (USA)

Kathlyn Williams (May 31, 1879 – September 23, 1960) was an American actress, known for her blonde beauty and daring antics, who performed on stage as well as in early silent film.

Biography

Kathleen Mabel Williams est née le 31 mai 1879 à Butte, dans le Montana, seule enfant de Joseph Edwin « Frank » Williams, propriétaire d'une pension de famille, et Mary C. Boe (1846-1908) d'origine galloise et norvégienne. Certaines sources indiquent qu'elle serait née en 1885 ou 1888, mais elle figure bien sur le recensement de 1880 aux États-Unis comme étant âgée d'un an au 1er juin 1880. Encore adolescente, elle perd son père vers 1894 et sa mère se remarie en 1895, mais divorce l'année suivante.

Dans sa jeunesse, Kathlyn Williams montre un intérêt précoce pour devenir actrice et fait ses débuts dans une troupe de théâtre amateur. Elle rejoint également le Woman's Relief Corps , ce qui lui a permis de mettre en valeur ses qualités vocales lors de récitals locaux. Bien qu'elle ait été reconnue comme posséant une voix intéressante, qui lui aurait permis d'envisager de devenir chanteuse, devenir actrice restait son objectif principal. Elle étudie à la Montana Wesleyan University (maintenant Rocky Mountain College ) à Helena à la fin des années 1890. En mai 1899, elle interprète The Gypsy Flower Girl lors du concours annuel de la Wesleyan University. Le 29 mai 1900, elle reçoit une médaille d'or pour son interprétation de Old Mother Goose au concours de déclamation de son université. Elle obtient son diplôme en 1901.

Pour joindre les deux bouts, sa mère se procurait des revenus complémentaires en louant des maisons à proximité de Centerville. Sa famille ayant des moyens limités, Kathlyn a dû compter sur l'aide des autres pour payer ses études. Sa vocation et son talent ayant attiré l'attention de William A. Clark, un riche industriel et homme politique du Montana, celui-ci l'a aidée à financer ses études et ses cours de théâtre . Il a payé ses frais de scolarité à la Sargent School of Acting, mieux connu comme l'American Academy of Dramatic Art à New York.

Usually with

Charles Clary
Charles Clary
(41 films)
Colin Campbell
Colin Campbell
(25 films)
Otis Turner
Otis Turner
(16 films)
Wheeler Oakman
Wheeler Oakman
(19 films)
William Stowell
William Stowell
(19 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Kathlyn Williams (143 films)

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Actress

Blood Money, 1h5
Directed by Rowland Brown
Origin USA
Genres Crime
Themes Children's films
Actors Judith Anderson, Chick Chandler, George Bancroft, Lucille Ball, Frances Dee, Etienne Girardot
Roles Nightclub Woman Wearing Monocle (uncredited)
Rating69% 3.484693.484693.484693.484693.48469
L'histoire est celle d'un esclave tortueux libéré sous caution (joué par George Bancroft), de son amante de longue date (Judith Anderson) et d'un femme mondaine à la recherche de sensations fortes qui attire son attention (Frances Dee).
Unholy Love, 1h15
Directed by Albert Ray
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors H. B. Warner, Lila Lee, Beryl Mercer, Joyce Compton, Lyle Talbot, Ivan Lebedeff
Roles Mrs. Bradford
Rating54% 2.70312.70312.70312.70312.7031
Road To Paradise, 1h14
Directed by William Beaudine
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Loretta Young, Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton, Kathlyn Williams, Fred Kelsey, Purnell Pratt
Roles Mrs. Wells
Rating58% 2.92472.92472.92472.92472.9247
Loretta Young plays the part of an orphan who has been raised by two thieves (Raymond Hatton and George Barraud) and does not know that she has a twin sister who is now a wealthy socialite (Loretta Young as Margaret Waring). One day, while she is dining at a Chinese restaurant with her two guardians, they notice the wealthy socialite and are taken aback at how closely she resembles Young. Hatton and Barraud convince Young that she should impersonate the socialite so that they can enter her house and steal the contents of her safe. Young enters the house and meet Jack Mulhall who senses something different about Waring and immediately falls in love with Young. When night falls, Young lets Hatton and Barraud into the house and they attempt to open the safe. Waring happens to enter the house and is shocked to find a woman that looks like her. She is wounded by Barraud and Young tricks the police into thinking that Waring is an imposter and thief. Even though Mulhall knows the truth, he keeps quiet because he is in love with Young. Eventually Young discovers that Waring is her twin sister when they discover that they have matching lockets. The charges against Waring are dropped and Young accepts Mulhall's proposal of marriage.
The Single Standard, 1h11
Directed by John S. Robertson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, John Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian, Lane Chandler, Mahlon Hamilton
Roles Mrs. Glendenning
Rating68% 3.4383953.4383953.4383953.4383953.438395
Arden Stuart (Greta Garbo) believes that a single standard of conduct should apply to both sexes. She strives for a combination of freedom, equality, and honesty in love. Her first attempt is with chauffeur Anthony Kendall, who is secretly a disillusioned "ace aviator" and son of a lord. However their romance ends in disaster; he commits suicide when he is fired because of it.
Wedding Rings, 1h14
Directed by William Beaudine
Origin USA
Actors H. B. Warner, Lois Wilson, Olive Borden, Hallam Cooley, Kathlyn Williams
Roles Agatha

Eve Quinn, a shallow but attractive debutante, makes a practice of leading men on, then cooly casting them aside for new conquests. She openly boasts that she would find pleasure in taking a man from her sister, Cornelia, who is an art student. When Cornelia falls in love with wealthy clubman Lewis Dike, Eve succeeds in vamping and capturing him; broken-hearted when they marry, Cornelia deliberately introduces Eve to Wilfred Meadows, a playboy with whom she begins a flirtation. Dike soon tires of the modernistic furnishings of their home and the jazz-mad parasites who frequent his drawing room, and he is refreshed by visits to Cornelia. When Dike accidentally learns of Eve's liaison with Wilfred, he realizes his error and is reunited with Cornelia.
Our Dancing Daughters, 1h24
Directed by Harry Beaumont, Harold S. Bucquet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Joan Crawford, John Mack Brown, Nils Asther, Dorothy Sebastian, Anita Page, Kathlyn Williams
Roles Ann's Mother
Rating67% 3.397053.397053.397053.397053.39705
"Dangerous Diana" Medford (Crawford) is outwardly flamboyant and popular but inwardly virtuous and idealistic, patronizing her parents by telling them not to stay out late. Her friend Ann chases boys for their money and is as amoral as her mother.
The Wanderer, 1h30
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion, Théâtre, Films based on the Bible, Films based on plays
Actors Greta Nissen, Ernest Torrence, William Collier Jr., Wallace Beery, Tyrone Power Sr., Kathryn Carver
Roles Huldah
Rating62% 3.136243.136243.136243.136243.13624
Jether, un berger, est attiré par Tisha, prêtresse d'Ishtar. Il se rend à Babylone et y dilapide son héritage en couvrant Tisha de cadeaux et en vivant une vie dissolue. Lorsqu'il a dépensé tout son or, Tisha le jette dehors. La destruction de la ville, annoncée lors d'une prophétie, a lieu lors d'un banquet en l'honneur d'Ishtar, mais Jether est sauf, car il n'a jamais renié Dieu, ni adoré Ishtar. Son retour chez lui est célébré par le sacrifice du veau gras.