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Marguerite De La Motte (1902–1950)

Marguerite de la Motte was trained as a dancer, reputedly by the great ballerina Anna Pavlova, and entered films in 1918. She played opposite Douglas Fairbanks in many of his productions. Like many performers of the silent era, however, she was not able to sustain her career with the coming of talkies, and was soon relegated to smaller roles in ... See full bio »

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 1942 Overland Mail
Rose - the Waitress [Chs. 1, 8]
 1942 The Man Who Returned to Life
Mrs. Hibbard (uncredited)
 1941 Reg'lar Fellers
Mrs. Dugan
 1934 A Woman's Man
Gloria Jordan - Star
 1929 Montmartre Rose
 1927 Broadway Madness
Maida Vincent
 1927 Ragtime
Beth Barton
 1927 Held by the Law
Mary Travis
 1927 The Final Extra
Ruth Collins (as Margaret DeLaMotte)
 1926 Pals in Paradise
Geraldine 'Jerry' Howard
 1926 The Last Frontier
 1926 Meet the Prince
Annabelle Ford
 1926 Red Dice
Beverly Vane
 1926 Fifth Avenue
Barbara Pelham
 1926 Hearts and Fists
Alexia Newton
 1925 The People vs. Nancy Preston
Nancy Preston
 1925 Off the Highway
Ella Tarrant
 1925 Flattery
Betty Biddle
 1925 Cheaper to Marry
 1924 Those Who Dare
 1924 East of Broadway
Judy McNulty
 1924 The Beloved Brute
 1924 Gerald Cranston's Lady
 1924 The Clean Heart
Essie Bickers
 1924 Behold This Woman
 1924 When a Man's a Man
Helen Wakefield
 1923 Desire
Ruth Cassell
 1923 Wandering Daughters
Bessie Bowden
 1923 A Man of Action
Helen Sumner
 1923 Just Like a Woman
Peggy Dean
 1923 Scars of Jealousy
Helen Meanix
 1923 The Famous Mrs. Fair
Sylvia Fair
 1923 What a Wife Learned
Sheila Dorne
 1922 The Jilt
Rose Trenton
 1922 Shadows
Sympathy Gibbs
 1922 Fools of Fortune
Marion DePuyster
 1922 Shattered Idols
 1921 The Ten Dollar Raise
 1921/I The Nut
Estrell Wynn
 1920 The Broken Gate
Anne Oglesby
 1920 The U.P. Trail
Allie Lee
 1920 The Hope
Lady Brenda Carylon
 1920 Trumpet Island
Eve de Merincourt
 1919 In Wrong
Millie Fields
 1919 Dangerous Waters
Cora Button
 1919 For a Woman's Honor
Helen Rutherford
 1919 The Pagan God
Beryl Addison
 1919 A Sagebrush Hamlet
Dora Lawrence (as Marguerite de LaMotte)
 1919 Josselyn's Wife
 1918 Arizona
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Alternate Names:

Margaret DeLaMotte | Marguerite de LaMotte | Marguerite de la Motte


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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When she was 16 her parents were killed in a car crash. Producer J.L. Frothingham, for whom she was working at the time, assumed guardianship of both Marguerite and her younger brother. See more »



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