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Dorothy Davenport (1895–1977)


The Davenport family was well known in theatrical circles. Her aunt, Fanny Davenport was considered one of the greatest stage actresses of her time and her father, Harry Davenport was a Broadway star before later venturing into movies. With a background on the stage, Dorothy was in her early teens when she started playing bit parts in films. By the... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1934 The Road to Ruin
Mrs. Merrill (uncredited)
 1933 Man Hunt
Mrs. Scott (as Mrs. Wallace Reid)
 1928 Hellship Bronson
Mrs. Bronson (as Mrs. Wallace Reid)
 1927 The Satin Woman
Mrs. Jean Taylor (as Mrs. Wallace Reid)
 1925 The Red Kimona
Woman Telling the Story (uncredited)
 1924 Broken Laws
Joan Allen (as Mrs. Wallace Reid)
 1923 Human Wreckage
Ethel MacFarland (as Mrs. Wallace Reid)
 1922 The Masked Avenger
Valerie Putnam (as Mrs. Wallace Reid)
 1920 The Fighting Chance
Leila Mortimer
 1917 The Squaw Man's Son
Edith, Lady Effington
 1917 The Brand of Death (Short)
 1917 Treason
Luella Brysk
 1917 The Penalty of Silence (Short)
 1917 The Scarlet Crystal
Marie Delys
 1917 It Makes a Difference (Short)
Genevieve
 1917 Buried Alive (Short)
 1917 The Girl and the Crisis
Ellen Wilmot
 1916 The Wrong Heart (Short)
 1916 The Mother Call (Short)
Mary
 1916 The Devil's Bondwoman
Beverly Hope
 1916 The False Clue (Short)
 1916 The Turn of the Wheel (Short)
 1916 The Question Mark (Short)
 1916 Barriers of Society
Martha Gorham
 1916 The Human Gamble (Short)
 1916 Black Friday
Elionor Rossitor
 1916 The Unattainable
Bessie Gale
 1916 A Yoke of Gold
Carner
 1916 Number 16 Martin Street (Short)
Cleo
 1916 The Way of the World
Beatrice Farley
 1916 Romance at Random (Short)
 1916 Her Soul's Song (Short)
 1916 Two Mothers (Short)
Violetta Andree
 1916 Heartaches (Short)
 1916 Her Husband's Faith (Short)
 1916 Doctor Neighbor
Hazel Rogers
 1916 The Phantom Island (Short)
Pearl Jeffries
 1915 One Hundred Years Ago (Short)
Evelyn Gilbert
 1915 The Unknown
Nancy Preston
 1915 Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo
Grand Duchess Feodora
 1915 The Wolf's Den (Short)
Alice Harper
 1915 The Explorer
Lucy Allerton
 1915 The Toilers of the Sea (Short)
Mildred Bruce
 1915 Where the Trail Led (Short)
 1915 In Humble Guise (Short)
Grace Hunt
 1915 Letters Entangled (Short)
Grace Livingston - John's Sweetheart
 1915 The Vanishing Cinderella (Short)
Florence Kingdon - Newspaper Reporter
 1915 The Heritage of a Century (Short)
 1915 A Voice from the Sea (Short)
 1915 The Hawk and the Hermit (Short)
Kate Shaw
 1915 The Skein of Life (Short)
 1915 The Bond of Friendship (Short)
 1915 Fate's Vengeance (Short)
 1915 The Adventurer (Short)
 1915 $500 Reward (Short)
Winnifred Garth
 1915/I The Witness (Short)
 1915 The Crystal Globe (Short)
Sheila
 1914 The Dream of Loco Juan (Short)
Carmencita Nina
 1914 The Mask (Short)
Dorothy Stevens
 1914 The Stranger (Short)
Dorothy Stevens
 1914 The Test of Manhood (Short)
Ethel Crandall
 1914/II The Only Way (Short)
 1914 The Den of Thieves (Short)
Dorothy
 1914 'Cross the Mexican Line (Short)
Dorothy West
 1914 A Wife on a Wager (Short)
 1914 Love's Western Flight (Short)
Dorothy
 1914 Passing of the Beast (Short)
The Mountie's Wife
 1914 The Man Within (Short)
 1914 The Siren (Short)
Renee
 1914/I The Quack (Short)
Mary Rohan
 1914 Women and Roses (Short)
Wallace's Mistress
 1914 The Fruit of Evil (Short)
 1914 The Skeleton (Short)
Jack's Wife
 1914/I The Test (Short)
The Poor Man's Wife
 1914 A Gypsy Romance (Short)
Queen of the Gypsies
 1914 Cupid Incognito (Short)
Angela Graham
 1914 The Spider and Her Web (Short)
 1914 The Mountaineer (Short)
Dorothy - Jim's Sweetheart
 1914 The Way of a Woman (Short)
Dorothy
 1914 Heart of the Hills (Short)
The Government Detective
 1914 The Voice of the Viola (Short)
Dorothy
 1914 Breed o' the Mountains (Short)
Sue Jarvis
 1914 A Flash in the Dark (Short)
Mrs. Randall
 1914 The Greater Devotion (Short)
 1914 Fires of Conscience (Short)
Ethel
 1914 The Wheel of Life (Short)
The Prospector's Wife
 1914 The Countess Betty's Mine (Short)
Countess Betty Ardmore
 1914/I The Intruder (Short)
The Woodsman's Sweetheart
 1913 A Hopi Legend (Short)
 1913 The Lightning Bolt (Short)
Dot
 1913 A Cracksman Santa Claus (Short)
Dot
 1913/I Retribution (Short)
Dorothy
 1913 The Fires of Fate (Short)
Dot - Wally's Sweetheart
 1913 The Cracksman's Reformation (Short)
Dorothy
 1913 The Heart of Kathleen (Short)
Kathleen
 1913 Romance of Erin (Short)
Molly
 1913 The Revelation (Short)
Mrs. Burns
 1913 God of Chance (Short)
 1913 The Bondsman (Short)
 1913 The Spark of Manhood (Short)
 1913 All Rivers Meet at Sea (Short)
 1913 The Failure of Success (Short)
The Widow
 1913 Right for Right's Sake (Short)
 1913 The Sea Dog (Short)
Alice Clayton - the Captain's Daughter
 1913 A False Friend (Short)
Elsie
 1913 Pierre of the North (Short)
Mary McKenzie
 1913 A Black Hand Elopement (Short)
Dolly Gardner - the Bride
 1913 A Plain Girl's Love (Short)
Nancy Cleveland - the Village Belle
 1912 Our Lady of the Pearls (Short)
Anita
 1912 Home and Mother (Short)
Nance
 1912 Almost a Suicide (Short)
The Young Wife
 1912 In the Long Run (Short)
Mrs. Dowlan
 1912 Dad's Mistake (Short)
Dorothy Davies - the Younger Sister
 1912 Fatty's Big Mix-Up (Short)
 1912 The Border Parson (Short)
Mary
 1912 His Only Son (Short)
Jessie Carter
 1912 The Boomerang (Short)
Dottie, a Visitor
 1912 Uncle Bill (Short)
Dorothy, Jennie's Niece
 1912 Her Indian Hero (Short)
Veda Mead
 1912 A Pair of Baby Shoes (Short)
Mrs. Richard Darrell
 1912 The Torn Letter (Short)
Mabel - the Wife
 1912 The Cub Reporter's Big Scoop (Short)
Alice Ford (unconfirmed)
 1912 The Bachelor and the Baby (Short)
Eleanor Enomis - the Bachelor's Fiancée
 1912 The Feudal Debt (Short)
The Harvey Girl
 1912 Inbad, the Count (Short)
Ethel Wells
 1912 A Matinee Mix-Up (Short)
 1912 A Brave Little Woman (Short)
Clara Lyttell
 1912 The Lost Address (Short)
Dora Davey - the Waiting Bride
 1911 The Best Man Wins (Short)
Dotty - the Farmer's Daughter
 1911 His Dream (Short)
 1911 Out of Darkness (Short)
Ruth - Bart's Sweetheart
 1911 Vengeance Hath Been Had (Short)
Gertie
 1910 The Golden Supper (Short)
Flower Girl (uncredited)
 1910 The Troublesome Baby (Short)
At Station
 1910 The Fugitive (Short)
 1910 Waiter No. 5 (Short)
In Restaurant
 1910 Two Little Waifs (Short)
Nun
 1910 The Broken Doll (Short)
Townswoman
 1910 A Gold Necklace (Short)
A Friend
 1910 The Iconoclast (Short)
Employer's Friend
 1910 Examination Day at School (Short)
Student
 1910 The Oath and the Man (Short)
Aristocrat
 1910 A Mohawk's Way (Short)
Indian
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Show Show Producer (12 credits)
Show Show Director (6 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (5 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Dorothy Reid | Mrs. Wallace Reid

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

Good friend of fellow actress Gloria Swanson; they would often spend weekends together at their similar 'horse-properties, Ms. Swanson's in Beverly Hills, and Miss Davenport's, in the San Fernando Valley. See more »

Nickname:

Dot

Star Sign:

Pisces

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