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Lila Lee (I) (1901–1973)


A performer since childhood (she was widely known then as "Cuddles"), pert and pretty, raven-haired Lila Lee was brought to Hollywood by Paramount mogul Jesse L. Lasky and debuted in a starring role with The Cruise of the Make-Believes (1918) as a poor girl supported by a rich admirer. Following her appearance as a servant wench in Cecil B. DeMille... See full bio »

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 1967 Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers
Viola Zickafoose
 1966 The Emperor's New Clothes
Wringmouth
 1957 Panic! (TV Series)
Store Keeper
- Love Story (1957) ... Store Keeper
 1957 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Mrs. Mason
- A Hit in Tahiti (1957) ... Mrs. Mason
 1951-1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. McLean
- Long Distance (1953) ... Mrs. McLean
- Long Distance (1951) ... Mrs. McLean
 1937 Nation Aflame
Mona Franklin Burtis
 1937 Two Wise Maids
Ethel Harriman
 1936 Country Gentlemen
Mrs. Louise Heath
 1936 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
Miss Prentiss, Bradford's Receptionist
 1935 Champagne for Breakfast
Natalie Morton
 1935 The People's Enemy
Catherine Carr
 1935 The Marriage Bargain
Helen Stanhope
 1934 I Can't Escape
Mae Nichols
 1934 In Love with Life
Sharon
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
Zelda (uncredited)
 1934 Whirlpool
Helen Rankin Morrison
 1933 Lone Cowboy
Eleanor Jones
 1933 The Intruder
Connie Wayne
 1933 The Iron Master
Janet Stillman
 1933 Face in the Sky
Sharon Hadley
 1932 False Faces
Georgia Rand
 1932 The Night of June 13
Trudie Morrow
 1932 Exposure
Doris Corbin
 1932 War Correspondent
Julie March
 1932 Radio Patrol
Sue Kennedy
 1931 Misbehaving Ladies
Princess Ellen
 1931 Woman Hungry
Judith Temple
 1930 The Gorilla
Alice Denby
 1930 Double Cross Roads
Mary Carlyle
 1930 Those Who Dance
Nora Brady
 1930 Murder Will Out
Jeanne Baldwin
 1930 Second Wife
Florence Wendell Fairchild
 1929 The Show of Shows
Performer in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' Number
 1929 Love, Live and Laugh
Margharita
 1929 Flight
Elinor
 1929 The Argyle Case
Mary Morgan
 1929 Dark Streets
Katie Dean
 1929 Drag
Dot
 1929 Honky Tonk
Beth (her daughter)
 1929 Queen of the Night Clubs
Bea Walters
 1928 The Black Pearl
Eugenie Bromley
 1928 The Little Wild Girl
Marie Cleste
 1928 Black Butterflies
Norma davis
 1928 Just Married
Victoire
 1928 The Adorable Cheat
Marion Dorsey
 1928 Thundergod
Enid Bryant
 1928 United States Smith
Molly Malone
 1928 A Bit of Heaven
Fola Dale
 1928 The Man in Hobbles
Ann Harris
 1928 You Can't Beat the Law
Patricia Berry
 1928 Top Sergeant Mulligan
The girl
 1927 One Increasing Purpose
Elizabeth Glade
 1926 The New Klondike
Evelyn Lane
 1926 Souls in Exile
Ruth Esterin
 1925 Old Home Week
Ethel Harmon
 1925 Coming Through
Alice Rand
 1925 The Midnight Girl
Anna
 1924 Another Man's Wife
Helen Brand
 1924 Wandering Husbands
Diana Moreland
 1924 Love's Whirlpool
Molly
 1923 Woman-Proof
Louise Halliday
 1923 Homeward Bound
Mary Brent
 1922 Back Home and Broke
Mary Thorne
 1922 Ebb Tide
Ruth Attwater
 1922 Blood and Sand
Carmen
 1922 The Dictator
Juanita
 1922 Is Matrimony a Failure?
Margaret Saxby
 1922 One Glorious Day
Molly McIntyre
 1922 Rent Free
Barbara Teller
 1921 After the Show
Eileen
 1921 Crazy to Marry
Annabelle Landis
 1921 Gasoline Gus
Sal Jo Banty
 1921 The Dollar-a-Year Man
Peggy Bruce
 1921 The Easy Road
Ella Klotz
 1921 The Charm School
Elsie
 1920 Midsummer Madness
Daisy Osborne
 1920 The Soul of Youth
Vera Hamilton
 1920 The Prince Chap
Claudia (age 18)
 1919 Hawthorne of the U.S.A.
Princess Irma
 1919 The Heart of Youth
Josephine Darchat
 1919 Rose o' the River
Rose Wiley
 1919 A Daughter of the Wolf
Annette Ainsworth
 1919 Rustling a Bride
Emily
 1919 Puppy Love
Gloria O'Connell
 1918 Such a Little Pirate
Patricia Wolf
 1918 The Cruise of the Make-Believes
Bessie Meggison
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Blind Alley" on Broadway, 1940. See more »

Publicity Listings:

18 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Trivia:

Lila's erratic screen career was triggered by severe bouts with what was euphemistically referred to as tuberculosis, but whispered to be the results of acute alcoholism. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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