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Corinne Griffith (1894–1979)

Corinne Griffith was a popular star of the silent movies. She started her film career at Vitagraph in 1916 and later moved to First National, where she became one of that studio's biggest stars. At the height of her popularity she was known as the "Orchid Lady of the Screen." Black Oxen (1923) was one of her most popular films. In 1925 she made D&... See full bio »

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 1962 Paradise Alley
Mrs. Wilson
 1929 Prisoners
Riza Riga
 1928 Outcast
 1927 Three Hours
Madeline Durkin
 1926 Syncopating Sue
Susan Adams
 1926 Mademoiselle Modiste
 1925 Infatuation
Violet Bancroft
 1925 Classified
Babs Comet
 1925 Déclassé
Lady Heelen Haden
 1922 Divorce Coupons
Linda Catherton
 1922 A Virgin's Sacrifice
Althea Sherrill
 1922 Received Payment
Celia Hughes
 1921 The Single Track
Janette Gildersleeve
 1921 Moral Fibre
Marion Wolcott
 1921 What's Your Reputation Worth?
Cara Deene
 1921 It Isn't Being Done This Season
Marcia Ventnor
 1920 The Tower of Jewels
Emily Cottrell
 1920 The Broadway Bubble
Adrienne Landreth / Drina Lynn
 1920 Babs
Barbara Marvin
 1920 The Garter Girl
Rosalie Ray
 1920 Deadline at Eleven
Helen Stevens
 1920 Human Collateral
Patricia Langdon
 1919 The Climbers
Blanche Sterling
 1919 The Bramble Bush
Kaly Dial
 1919 A Girl at Bay
Mary Allen
 1919 Thin Ice
Alice Winton
 1919 The Unknown Quantity
Mary Boyne
 1919 The Girl Problem
Erminie Foster
 1919 The Adventure Shop
Phyllis Blake
 1918 The Girl of Today
Leslie Selden
 1918 The Clutch of Circumstance
Ruth Lawson
 1918 Love Watches
Jacqueline Cartaret
 1918 The Menace
Virginia Denton
 1917 Who Goes There?
Karen Girard
 1917 I Will Repay
Virginia Rodney
 1917 The Love Doctor
Blanche Hildreth
 1917 Transgression
Marion Hayward
 1917 The Stolen Treaty
Irene Mitchell
 1917 The Mystery of Lake Lethe (Short)
 1916 His Wife's Allowance (Short)
 1916 The Last Man
Lorna Harvey
 1916 Through the Wall
Pussy Wimott
 1916 A Fool and His Friend (Short)
 1916 The Yellow Girl (Short)
 1916 The Waters of Lethe (Short)
Joyce Denton
 1916/II Ashes (Short)
The Nurse
 1916 The Rich Idler (Short)
Marion - Mary's Friend
 1916 The Cost of High Living (Short)
Jack's Sister
 1916 Miss Adventure (Short)
 1916 Sin's Penalty (Short)
Lola Wilson
 1916 When Hubby Forgot (Short)
The Maid
 1916 Bitter Sweet (Short)
Ruth Slater - John's Wife
 1916 La paloma (Short)
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She authored a number of books, among them "My Life with the Redskins," published in 1947, about her years with third husband George Preston Marshall, founder and owner of the Washington Redskins. Both this book and "Papa's Delicate Condition," a semiautobiographical novel published in 1952, became best-sellers. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 11 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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One of the richest women in the world during her later decades, she owned four office buildings in California, each of them named after her (ie: Corinne Griffith Building Number One, etc.). See more »


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