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Lois Wilson is a Actor American born on 28 june 1894 at Pittsburgh (USA)

Lois Wilson

Lois Wilson
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Nationality USA
Birth 28 june 1894 at Pittsburgh (USA)
Death 3 march 1988 (at 93 years) at Reno (USA)

Lois Wilson (June 28, 1894 – March 3, 1988) was an American actress who worked during the silent film era. She also directed two short films and was a scenario writer.

Biography

She was once described as having a screen image of "the soft, marrying kind of woman"; in real life, however, she never married. She was chosen by Paramount Pictures to represent the motion picture industry at the British Empire Exposition of 1924. She was described as "a typical example of the American girl in character, culture and beauty".

Lois Wilson died of pneumonia at the Riverside Hospital for Skilled Care in Reno, Nevada at the age of 93. She was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. Her funeral service was conducted at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Beverly Hills, California.

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Jesse L. Lasky
Jesse L. Lasky
(21 films)
Adolph Zukor
Adolph Zukor
(20 films)
Guy Oliver
Guy Oliver
(12 films)
Charles Ogle
Charles Ogle
(12 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Lois Wilson (88 films)

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Actress

The Girl from Jones Beach, 1h18
Directed by Peter Godfrey, Peter Godfrey
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Ronald Reagan, Virginia Mayo, Lola Albright, Eddie Bracken, Dona Drake, Henry Travers
Roles Mrs. Wilson
Rating60% 3.003073.003073.003073.003073.00307
Chuck Donovan is a not so successful agent in New York who is hired by some television producers for a special job. He is to find the real identity of the woman who modeled for commercial sketch artist Bob Randolph as he created the famous "Randolph Girl". No one besides Randolph, not even the artist's secretary, Miss Brooks, has ever met the woman.
Wedding Present, 1h21
Directed by Richard Wallace
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Joan Bennett, Edward Brophy, Cary Grant, Purnell Pratt, George Bancroft, George Meeker
Roles Laura Dodacker
Rating62% 3.1497953.1497953.1497953.1497953.149795
Monica "Rusty" Fleming et Charlie Mason sont deux journalistes de Chicago, dont les méthodes fort peu conventionnelles viennent à bout de la patience de leur rédacteur en chef Pete Stagg, qui démissionne. Rusty voudrait bien que Charlie l'épouse, mais lui repousse toujours cette éventualité. Alors que Rusty est en vacances, Charlie est nommé à la place de Stagg, mais il s'avère être un véritable tyran. Lorsqu'elle revient, elle ne peut supporter ce changement d'attitude et part pour New York. Elle y rencontre Roger Dodacker, un auteur, qui va la demander en mariage. En apprenant cela, Charlie va essayer de ruiner la cérémonie.
Born to Gamble
Directed by Phil Rosen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Onslow Stevens, H. B. Warner, Maxine Doyle, Eric Linden, Lois Wilson, William Janney
Roles Paula Mathews
Rating59% 2.95992.95992.95992.95992.9599
Four brothers feel cursed by their family's gambling bug. All four try to overcome the addiction: only one, the youngest, is successful.
Life Returns, 1h3
Directed by James Patrick Hogan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Crime
Actors Onslow Stevens, George Breakston, Lois Wilson, Stanley Fields, Valerie Hobson, Frank Reicher
Roles Dr. Louise Stone
Rating40% 2.0173752.0173752.0173752.0173752.017375
A doctor who is convinced that the dead can be brought back to life gets the chance to prove his theory on a dog that has recently died.
No Greater Glory, 1h14
Directed by Frank Borzage
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Political films
Actors George Breakston, Jimmy Butler, Frankie Darro, Donald Haines, Ralph Morgan, Lois Wilson
Roles la mère de Nemecsek
Rating69% 3.485543.485543.485543.485543.48554
Après la Première Guerre mondiale, à Budapest, deux bandes de gamins s'opposent pour la possession d'un terrain vague. Les chefs respectifs, Boka et Feri Ats, conduisent leurs troupes militairement. Dans celle de Boka, Nemecsek, le fils d'un tailleur, fait tout pour être reconnu et monter en grade, mais son chef n'y prête pas attention. Un jour, Gereb, un des membres de la bande, trahit et permet à Feri Ats et à ses acolytes de s'emparer du drapeau des compagnons de Boka. Nemecsek voit là le moyen de se faire remarquer en tentant seul de reprendre le fanion. Mais ces jeux dangereux vont vite tourner au drame.
The Show-Off
Directed by Charles Reisner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Spencer Tracy, Madge Evans, Claude Gillingwater, Lois Wilson, Grant Mitchell, Clara Blandick
Roles Clara Harling
Rating60% 3.006153.006153.006153.006153.00615
Out sailing one day, J. Aubrey Piper saves a man from drowning. He overhears an impressed Amy Fisher's remark and looks her up in New Jersey, irritating her family with his constant bragging but winning Amy, who marries him.
Bright Eyes, 1h23
Directed by David Butler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about children, Films about music and musicians, Christmas films, Transport films, Aviation films, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Shirley Temple, James Dunn, Jane Withers, Charles Sellon, Jane Darwell, Judith Allen
Roles Mary Blake, a widow, Shirley’s mother, and a maid in the Smythe family's home
Rating72% 3.6440253.6440253.6440253.6440253.644025
Shirley Blake (Shirley Temple) and her mother, Mary (Lois Wilson), a maid, live in the home of her employers, the rich and mean-spirited Smythe family, Anita (Dorothy Christy), J. Wellington (Theodore von Eltz), and Joy (Jane Withers). Shirley's aviator father died in an airplane crash before the film opens, and she now spends most of her time at the Glendale, California airport with her godfather, bachelor pilot James "Loop" Merritt (James Dunn), and his dog, Rags. After Christmas morning she hitches a ride to the airport. The aviators bring her aboard a ship and taxi her around the runways, where she serenades them with her rendition of On the Good Ship Lollipop
Laughing at Life, 1h11
Directed by Ford Beebe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Actors Victor McLaglen, Conchita Montenegro, Lois Wilson, Henry B. Walthall, Regis Toomey, Ruth Hall
Roles Mrs. McHale
Rating53% 2.679322.679322.679322.679322.67932
Easter, a soldier of fortune and gunrunner, leaves his family behind escaping from the authorities and an American detective named Mason. His globe hopping escape leads him finally to South America, where he is hired to organize a band of revolutionaries, unaware that they plan to eliminate him when his job is done. Here, also, he encounters his own son, on track to waste his own life in pursuits similar to Easter's.
Deluge
Deluge (1933)
, 1h10
Directed by Felix E. Feist
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Peggy Shannon, Sidney Blackmer, Lois Wilson, Matt Moore, Fred Kohler, Ralf Harolde
Roles Helen
Rating62% 3.148263.148263.148263.148263.14826
Scientists discover that a violent storm is heading toward New York and begin the warning process throughout the city. They believe that something is wrong with the natural barometer patterns and that an unprecedented event is imminent. A sudden eclipse of the sun verifies their notions and it seems that global destruction is near. Telegraphs from Rome and London explain days of unending earthquakes and state "The End of the World is at Hand." Tremendous earthquakes hit the Pacific Coast, killing millions and it is reported that the entire western coast of the US has been demolished. The earthquakes have also caused major tsunamis in the oceans and disaster is just moments away.
Female
Female (1933)
, 1h
Directed by William Dieterle, Michael Curtiz, William A. Wellman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Lois Wilson, John Mack Brown, Humphrey Bogart, Ruth Donnelly
Roles Harriet Brown, a school friend of Drake
Rating67% 3.3973353.3973353.3973353.3973353.397335
Alison Drake (Ruth Chatterton) is the wealthy owner and hard-driving, no-nonsense head of a large automobile company, inherited from her father. Her work has caused her to lose her youthful romanticism, and she has casual affairs with men, including her own employees.
The Crash
The Crash (1932)
, 58minutes
Directed by William Dieterle
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Lois Wilson, Paul Cavanagh, Henry Kolker, Hardie Albright
Roles Marcia Peterson
Rating60% 3.0053353.0053353.0053353.0053353.005335
Linda Gault comes from a poverty-stricken family and is determined never to be poor again. She is now a philandering elitist who casually seduces men for their money. Her stockbroker husband Geoffrey has found out about his wife's infidelities, and encouraging her to collect investment recommendations from her latest lover, high profile financier John Fair. Linda is unamused with her husband's desire, claiming that finances have killed their loving marriage. Nevertheless, she does as her husband asks, and afterwards feels ashamed about it.
The Devil Is Driving, 1h5
Directed by Benjamin Stoloff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Crime, Romance
Actors Edmund Lowe, Wynne Gibson, James Gleason, Lois Wilson, Alan Dinehart, Sr., Dickie Moore
Roles Nancy Evans
Rating65% 3.2810553.2810553.2810553.2810553.281055
Orville "Gabby" Denton is an alcoholic drifter with a chronic gambling problem. Despite his flaws he is beloved by his family. Gabby's brother-in-law Beef gets Gabby work as a mechanic at the Metropolitan Garage. The shop is a front to a stolen car ring. His brother-in-law Beef, who is otherwise honest, is aware of this. One day, Gabby is sent to pick up Silver, Jenkins's girl friend, whose car has broken down. Both Gabby and Silver start a relationship, after which Silver leaves Jenkins. During a getaway one of car thieves hits Gabby's nephew Buddy, who is in the street driving a toy car. The driver makes it to the garage, and Buddy receives treatment at a hospital. A witness points out the car to Gabby, and he understands it's the car that drove into the garage to be repainted. He investigates and discovers a piece of Buddy's little car in the wheel of the stolen car. When he confronts Beef, Beef gets drunk and confronts Jenkins and the head of the stolen car ring. They kill Beef, making his death look accidental. Photographer Bill Jones gives Gabby a photograph of Beef in the car before the accident, which shows Beef was already dead. Silver and Gabby confront Jenkins. The criminals drive away, but die in a car crash. With the hoodlums out of the way, Gabby marries Silver.