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Olive Borden (1906–1947)

Considered one of the most beautiful actresses of the silent era, Borden was a 'Mack Sennet' bathing beauty at 15 and reached the peak of her career in 1926 when she made 11 films for Fox Studios and was earning $1,500 a week. Refusing to take a salary cut, Borden abruptly left Fox in 1928 and made only a few pictures for other studios before ... See full bio »

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 1934 Chloe, Love Is Calling You
Chloe - Betty Ann Gordon
 1934 The Inventors (Short) (uncredited)
 1933 The Mild West (Short)
Baby Doll
 1933 Gobs of Fun (Short)
 1933 Leave It to Me
 1933 Hotel Variety
 1932 The Divorce Racket
Marie Douglas
 1930 The Social Lion
Gloria Staunton
 1930 Hello Sister
Vee Newell
 1929 Wedding Rings
Eve Quinn
 1929 Dance Hall
Gracie Nolan
 1929 The Eternal Woman
 1929 Love in the Desert
 1928 Stool Pigeon
 1928 Gang War
 1928 Virgin Lips
 1928 The Albany Night Boat
 1927 Come to My House
Joan Century
 1927 Pajamas
Angela Wade
 1927 Secret Studio
Rosemary Merton
 1927 The Monkey Talks
 1926 Fig Leaves
Eve Smith
 1926 Yellow Fingers
 1926 My Own Pal
Alice Deering
 1926 The Yankee Señor
 1925 The Uneasy Three (Short)
Member of Metropolitan Trio (uncredited)
 1925 The Overland Limited
Ruth Dent
 1925 The Happy Warrior
 1925 Grounds for Divorce
 1925 Good Morning, Nurse (Short)
Nurse May Ward
 1925 Tell It to a Policeman (Short)
 1925 Bad Boy (Short)
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1925 The Dressmaker from Paris
Mannequin (uncredited)
 1925 Should Husbands Be Watched? (Short)
The New Maid
 1924 Just a Good Guy (Short)
Slippery Sue
 1924 The Royal Razz (Short)
 1924 The Poor Fish (Short)
Extra (uncredited)
 1924 Too Many Mammas (Short)
The Boss's Girlfriend
 1924 Should Landlords Live? (Short)
 1924 South o' the North Pole (Short)
 1924 Why Men Work (Short)
 1924 Air Pockets (Short)
Morgan's Daughter
 1924 Wide Open (Short)
 1924 Neck and Neck (Short)
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Other Works:

Appeared (as herself) in a special promotional trailer for Wedding Rings (1929).

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5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Almost any girl taken from obscurity and spot-lighted, highly paid and catered to, would go haywire. Precious few have escaped the stage of distorted viewpoint, unless they had very wise management. See more »


Entered films with Mack Sennett, as a Sennett bathing beauty in 1922. See more »


Wearing a lucky pansy ring See more »


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