Made her stage debut in Joseph Hayes' "The Midnight Sun," which never made it to Broadway.
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[on receiving the first Best Actress Oscar] Naturally, I was thrilled, but being the first year, the Academy Awards had no background or tradition, and it naturally didn't mean what it does now. Had I known then what it would come to mean in the next few years, I'm sure I'd have been overwhelmed. At the time, I think I was more thrilled over meeting Douglas Fairbanks
Was the 1st actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Actress Oscar for her performances in 7th Heaven
(1927), Street Angel
(1928) and Sunrise
(1927) at The 1st Academy Awards on May 16, 1929.