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Miriam Cooper (I) (1891–1976)

Miriam Cooper was born to Julian Cooper and Margaret Stewart in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1891. The family was Roman Catholic, and the Coopers were fairly well-to-do. After the birth of five children in five years (one of whom died in infancy), Julian Cooper deserted his family and fled to Europe. Margaret Cooper raised Miriam and her siblings ... See full bio »

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The Birth of a Nation
The Birth of a Nation Margaret Cameron - Elder Sister
Kindred of the Dust
Kindred of the Dust Nan of the Sawdust Pile


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 1924 After the Ball
Lorraine Trevelyan
 1923 The Broken Wing
Inez Villera
 1923 Daughters of the Rich
Maud Barhyte
 1923 The Girl Who Came Back
 1923 Is Money Everything?
Marion Brand
 1923 The Hero
Martha Baker
 1922 Kindred of the Dust
Nan of the Sawdust Pile
 1921/I The Oath
Minna Hart
 1919 Should a Husband Forgive?
Ruth Fulton
 1919 The Mother and the Law
The Friendly One
 1918 The Prussian Cur
Rosie O'Grady
 1918 The Woman and the Law
Mrs. Jack La Salle
 1917 Betrayed
 1917 The Innocent Sinner
Mary Ellen Ellis
 1917 The Silent Lie
Lady Lou
 1917 The Honor System
 1915 The Burned Hand (Short)
 1915 The Old Shoemaker (Short)
 1915 The Story of a Story (Short)
Miriam Penhallow - The Author's Daughter
 1915 A Man for All That (Short)
The Young Boy's Sister
 1915 The Artist's Wife (Short)
Jean (a model)
 1915 The Greaser (Short)
Miriam - the Ranchman's Daughter
 1915 The Slave Girl (Short)
 1915 Only a Tramp (Short)
The Girl
 1915 His Return (Short)
 1915 The Fatal Black Bean (Short)
 1915 The Double Deception (Short)
Laura - the Young Woman
 1914 The Odalisque (Short)
Annie, May's Friend
 1914 Izzy and His Rival (Short)
 1914 The Gunman (Short)
Mattie - the Rancher's Sister
 1914/I Lest We Forget (Short)
 1914 Izzy and the Diamond (Short)
 1914 How Izzy Stuck to His Post (Short)
Mae - the Village Belle
 1914 Their First Acquaintance (Short)
Grace Curley
 1914 The Horse Wrangler (Short)
Mary Bailey aka Mrs. Tom Spangler
 1914 The Rose Bush of Memories (Short)
Eleanor - the Wife
 1914 The Stolen Radium (Short)
 1914 For the Sake of Kate (Short)
 1914 Golden Dross (Short)
Madge - the Country Girl
 1914 Home, Sweet Home
The Fiancee
 1914 The Dishonored Medal
 1914/I A Diamond in the Rough (Short)
 1914 The Smugglers of Sligo (Short)
The Smuggler's Daughter
 1914 When Fate Frowned (Short)
 1914 For His Master (Short)
Rosalie Crowley
 1913 The Pseudo Prodigal (Short)
The Prodigal's Sweetheart
 1913/II Uncle Tom's Cabin (Short)
Topsy - Aunt Ophelia's Slave
 1913 The Octoroon (Short)
Dora Sunnyside
 1913 A Railroad Wooing (Short)
Alice Holmes - Jim's Sweetheart (as Marian Cooper_)
 1913 Across the Continent (Short)
Louise Constance (as Marion Cooper)
 1913 The Railroad Detective's Dilemma (Short)
Rosa - an Italian Girl (as Marian Cooper)
 1913 The End of the Run (Short)
Ruth, Trent's Daughter (as Marian Cooper)
 1913 The Railroad Inspector's Peril (Short)
Jane - Jack's Fiancée
 1913 The Hand of Destiny (Short)
Mrs. Joe Williams
 1913 The Sacrifice at the Spillway (Short)
 1913 A Railroad Conspiracy (Short)
Mabel - a Neighbor
 1913 The Moonshiner's Mistake (Short)
Myra - Bud's Sweetheart (as Mariam Cooper)
 1913/I The Smuggler (Short)
Ethel Rollins
 1913 Rounding Up the Counterfeiters (Short)
Alice - Tom's Sweetheart
 1913 Shenandoah (Short)
Madeline West
 1913 Captured by Strategy (Short)
Gladys Richmond - John's Daughter (as Marian Cooper)
 1913 The Infamous Don Miguel (Short)
Dixie Hardie (as Marian Cooper)
 1913 The Battle of Bloody Ford (Short)
Virginia Merrill (as Marian Cooper)
 1913 Prisoners of War (Short)
Alice Cowan - the Congressman's Daughter (as Marian Cooper)
 1913 The Woe of Battle (Short)
Helen Breslow (as Marian Cooper)
 1913/I The Turning Point (Short)
Stella Lee - the Wife
 1913 A Sawmill Hazard (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 A Treacherous Shot (Short)
Delphine Erskine (as Marian Cooper)
 1912 The Toll Gate Raiders (Short)
 1912 The Farm Bully (Short)
Polly - the Maid
 1912 A Battle of Wits (Short)
 1912 Battle in the Virginia Hills (Short)
Nancy Tucker
 1912 The Girl in the Caboose (Short)
 1912 The Peril of the Cliffs (Short)
 1912 The Rival Engineers (Short)
Jenny Thorn
 1912 His Mother's Picture (Short)
 1912 The Grit of the Girl Telegrapher (Short)
Boarding House Servant Girl
 1912 A Railroad Lochinvar (Short)
 1912 The Darling of the CSA (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1912 The Prison Ship (Short)
 1912 The Siege of Petersburg (Short)
Milly Frost - Dan's sister (as Marian Cooper)
 1912 The Bugler of Battery B (Short)
 1912 The Filibusterers (Short)
 1912 The Drummer Girl of Vicksburg (Short)
Alma - the Drummer Girl
 1912 'Fighting' Dan McCool (Short)
 1912 War's Havoc (Short)
 1912 Tide of Battle (Short)
Mystie Stafford - Alisia's Sister
 1912 Victim of Circumstances (Short)
 1912 Battle of Pottsburg Bridge (Short)
Jessie - Bartlow's Sister
 1912 A Blot on the 'Scutcheon (Short)
Scullery Maid
 1910 The Duke's Plan (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Mariam Cooper | Marian Cooper | Marion Cooper | Marian Cooper_


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