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Lily Branscombe (1876–1970)

Beautiful brunette star of the early American cinema Lily Branscombe born Lillian Rodman in Cartertown, New Zealand in 1876. Lily began on the Australian theatre in the 1890's. Arrived in the US in the mid 1900's. Lily starred and supported in at least 50 drama and comedy movies for the Essanay Film Company between 1911-13. Lily starred opposite a... See full bio »

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The Moving Finger
The Moving Finger The Wandering Wife
The Letter
The Letter Renee Denton
The Clue
The Clue Kathleen Nesbit
The Scheme
The Scheme Bertha - Old Bickley's Daughter


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 1913 The Road of Transgression (Short)
Mrs. Richard Wayman
 1913 Alkali Ike in Jayville (Short)
The Widow Towle - Phoebe's Mother
 1912 The Stain (Short)
Lady Madeline (dream sequence)
 1912 Mr. Hubby's Wife (Short)
Mrs. Briggs
 1912 The Scheme (Short)
Bertha - Old Bickley's Daughter
 1912 Mr. Up's Trip Tripped Up (Short)
The Maid
 1912 The House of Pride (Short)
 1912 The Moving Finger (Short)
The Wandering Wife
 1912 The Letter (Short)
Renee Denton
 1912 Bringing Father Around (Short)
Minerva Grumpley
 1912 The Warning Hand (Short)
 1912 The Snare (Short)
Mrs. Ransom, Tom's Mother
 1912 The Grassville Girls (Short)
 1912 A Mistaken Calling (Short)
Maggie's Employer
 1912 Terrible Teddy (Short)
Lillian Boggs
 1912 Well Matched (Short)
Female Attendant
 1912 A Little Louder, Please! (Short)
The Daughter
 1912/I The Love Test (Short)
Lily Leslie
 1912 The Listener's Lesson (Short)
1st Spinster
 1912 Back to the Old Farm (Short)
Mrs. Barnes
 1912 Three to One (Short)
Bertha Armstrong - the Stenographer
 1912 Her Adopted Father (Short)
Mrs. Albert Grayson
 1912 An Adamless Eden (Short)
Miss Friend
 1912 The Old Wedding Dress (Short)
Aunt Betsy
 1912 Her Hour of Triumph (Short)
The Friend
 1912 Down Jayville Way (Short)
Tilly King - the Farmer's Daughter
 1912 The Mis-Sent Letter (Short)
Mrs. Silverman
 1912 Billy Changes His Mind (Short)
Mrs. Woodby - Ethel's Mother
 1912 The Legacy of Happiness
Mrs. Graft - Will's Mother
 1912 Margaret's Awakening (Short)
Margaret's Mother
 1912 In Quarantine (Short)
Dr. Ann Quill
 1912 The Clue (Short)
Kathleen Nesbit
 1912 Out of the Depths (Short)
Marjory Lawton
 1912/II The Turning Point (Short)
Seigel's Wife
 1912 The Melody of Love (Short)
Isobel McIntyre
 1912 The Hospital Baby (Short)
Marie Chester
 1912 A Brother's Error (Short)
Rose Stanley (unconfirmed)
 1912 Alias Billy Sargent (Short)
Mrs. Weston
 1911 For Memory's Sake (Short)
 1911 The Quinceville Raffle (Short)
 1911 The Empty Saddle (Short)
 1911 He Fought for the U.S.A. (Short)
Virginia Randolph
 1911/I Pals (Short)

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Mother of actor Herbert Ashton.

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