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Gertrude McCoy (1890–1967)

Gertrude McCoy was born on June 30, 1890 in Sugar Valley, Georgia, USA as Gertrude Lyon. She was an actress and writer, known for The Summer Girl (1911), The Wife Whom God Forgot (1920) and Christie Johnstone (1921). She was married to Duncan McRae. She died on July 17, 1967 in Atlanta, Georgia. See full bio »


(age 77) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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 1925 The Lady in Furs (Short)
 1925 Verborgene Gluten
Olive Clayton
 1924 Nets of Destiny
 1924 The Diamond Man
Mrs. Marshalt
 1924 Chappy: That's All
 1924 Miriam Rozella
Lura Wood
 1923 Heartstrings
 1923 The Temptation of Carlton Earle
Margaret Roynton
 1923 Always Tell Your Wife (Short)
Mrs. Hawkes
 1922 Sam's Kid
 1922 Tell Your Children
 1922 Thou Shalt Not
Ruth Herwood
 1921 Christie Johnstone
Christie Johnstone
 1921 The Golden Dawn
Nancy Brett
 1920 The Wife Whom God Forgot
Sylvia Fairfax
 1920 Burnt In
Nancy Risdon
 1920 The Auction Mart
 1919 Angel Esquire
Kathleen Kent
 1919/II The Usurper
Lady Alice Holden
 1919 Castle of Dreams
Irene Redfern
 1918 To Him That Hath
Helen Chambers
 1918 The Danger Mark
Sylvia Mallett
 1918 Men
Alice Fairbanks
 1918 His Daughter Pays
Louise La Tour
 1917 Madame Sherry
Yvonne Sherry
 1917 The Silent Witness
Helen Hastings
 1916 The Lash of Destiny
Myra Fielding
 1916 Gates of Divorce (Short)
Ruth Hammer
 1916 The Isle of Love (Short)
Helen Arthur
 1915 The Magistrate's Story (Short)
Bess Howard
 1915 Friend Wilson's Daughter (Short)
Phoebe Wilson
 1915 The Ploughshare
Helena Leigh
 1915 June Friday
Mary Blake / June Friday
 1915 Through Turbulent Waters
Alice Robinson
 1915 The House of the Lost Court
Elinore Vane
 1915 Greater Than Art (Short)
Lavinia Santell - Art Student
 1915 The Phantom Thief (Short)
Lady Sylvia
 1915 On the Stroke of Twelve (Short)
Irene Bromley
 1915 A Tragedy of the Rails (Short)
Belle - a Telegraph Operator
 1915 In Spite of All (Short)
Alice Knickerbocker
 1915 Her Husband's Son (Short)
Dorothy Bruce
 1915 The Girl Who Kept Books (Short)
Gertrude Neyland
 1915 The Girl at the Key (Short)
 1914 The Birth of Our Saviour (Short)
 1914 The Stenographer (Short)
Gertrude Sawyer - the Stenographer
 1914/II The Best Man (Short)
Cecilia Jefferson
 1914 The Last of the Hargroves (Short)
Viney Hargrove
 1914 What Could She Do (Short)
Sylvia Fairfax
 1914 A Moment of Madness (Short)
Rita Willis
 1914 The Heritage of Hamilton Cleek (Short)
Ailea Lorne
 1914 The New Partner (Short)
Elizabeth Marsh
 1914 The Hand of Iron (Short)
Helen Taylor
 1914 The Mystery of the Sealed Art Gallery (Short)
Ailea Lorne
 1914 The Mystery of the Glass Tubes (Short)
Ailea Lorne
 1914 Sheep's Clothing (Short)
Lydia Craven - the Daughter
 1914 Dick Potter's Wife (Short)
Dick Potter's Wife
 1914 The Birth of the Star Spangled Banner (Short)
Helen Beanes
 1914 The Mystery of the Octagonal Room (Short)
Ailea Lorne
 1914 The President's Special (Short)
Mrs. Farley
 1914 The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of (Short)
The Villainess
 1914 The Shattered Tree (Short)
Marjorie Boone
 1914 The Man in the Street (Short)
Kitty French
 1914 Andy Plays Cupid (Short)
Elsie Worth
 1914 Always Tell Your Wife (Short)
Mrs. Hawkes
 1914 The Mystery of the Silver Snare (Short)
Ailea Lorne
 1914 The Impersonator (Short)
Mary Lang - the Orphan
 1914 The Brass Bowl (Short)
Sylvia Graeme
 1914 A Real Helpmate (Short)
Marion Maxwell - Reade's Niece
 1914 When the Cartridges Failed (Short)
Eleanor Cooper
 1914 The Mystery of the Ladder of Light (Short)
Ailea Lorne
 1914 All for His Sake (Short)
Fanny Thornton Archer
 1914 An American King (Short)
Helen Bond
 1914 The Uncanny Mr. Gumble (Short)
Blanche Frayne
 1914 A Lonely Road (Short)
 1914 The Witness to the Will (Short)
Marjorie Thorndyke
 1914 United in Danger (Short)
Maud Varian
 1913 Peg o' the Movies (Short)
 1913 The Manicure Girl (Short)
 1913 The Vanishing Cracksman (Short)
Ailea Lorne
 1913 The Cabaret Singer (Short)
 1913 A Good Sport (Short)
Alice Burwell - the Girl Back Home
 1913 Her Secretaries (Short)
 1913 Nora's Boarders (Short)
Nora McIntyre
 1913 Reginald's Courtship (Short)
Flossie Benson - the Boss's Daughter
 1913 In the Shadow of the Mountains (Short)
Alice Holmes
 1913 The Stolen Models (Short)
Betty - the Artist
 1913 Hard Cash (Short)
Julia Dodd
 1913 Caste (Short)
Esther Eccles
 1913 The Mystery of West Sedgwick (Short)
Florence Lloyd
 1913 His Greatest Victory (Short)
Jane Doone
 1913 The Greed of Osman Bey (Short)
Zulika - the Daughter of Osman Bey
 1913 The Dream Fairy (Short)
The Fairy Queen
 1913 In the Garden (Short)
Jane North - Stevens' Long Lost Sweetheart
 1913 Winsome Winnie's Way (Short)
Winsome Winnie
 1913 A Gentleman's Gentleman (Short)
Lady Sarah - The Earl's Daughter
 1913 All on Account of a Portrait (Short)
 1913 How Did It Finish? (Short)
The Heroine in the Novel
 1913 The Twin Brothers (Short)
Mary Leigh
 1913 Mercy Merrick (Short)
Grace Rosebury
 1913 An Almond-Eyed Maid (Short)
Alice - Grant's Fiancée
 1913 An Unwilling Separation (Short)
Thomas' Wife
 1913 The Translation of a Savage (Short)
Julia Sherwood - Frank's Fiancee
 1913 Aunty and the Girls (Short)
1st Niece
 1913 The One Hundred Dollar Elopement (Short)
Geraldine Gwynne
 1913 The Duke's Dilemma (Short)
Princess Wilhelmina
 1913 The Long and Short of It (Short)
Stella Jenkins
 1913/II Kathleen Mavourneen (Short)
Dorothy Kavanagh - Bernard's Sister
 1913 Aunt Elsa's Visit (Short)
Ethel Moore - Aunt Elsa's 1st Niece
 1913 A Letter to Uncle Sam (Short)
Grace - 1st Older Sister
 1913 His Enemy (Short)
Sylvia Bennett - George's Fiancée
 1913 How They Outwitted Father (Short)
Annette Forsythe
 1913 A Serenade by Proxy (Short)
Muriel Jackson
 1913 The Mountaineers (Short)
Kate Morris - Fred's Daughter
 1913 The Title Cure (Short)
Bessie Clayworth
 1913 The Office Boy's Birthday (Short)
1st Stenographer
 1912 Annie Crawls Upstairs (Short)
The Young Woman
 1912 His Mother's Hope (Short)
The Mother
 1912 Hope, a Red Cross Seal Story (Short)
 1912 The Non-Commissioned Officer (Short)
The Colonel's Daughter
 1912 A Baby's Shoe (Short)
Forest's Wife
 1912 Young Mrs. Eaton (Short)
Young Mrs. Eaton
 1912 Kitty at Boarding School (Short)
 1912 A Soldier's Duty (Short)
Grace - John's Sweetheart
 1912 A Fresh Air Romance (Short)
 1912 Under False Colors (Short)
Marcia Goodwin
 1912 The Usurer's Grip (Short)
Mrs. Thomas Jenks
 1912 Cynthia's Agreement (Short)
Cynthia Temple
 1912/II The Little Girl Next Door (Short)
 1912 The Stranger and the Taxicab (Short)
Rose - Harry's Sweetheart
 1912 A Dangerous Lesson (Short)
Rose Marshall - the Wife
 1912 The Sketch with the Thumb Print (Short)
The Artist's Daughter
 1912 Revenge Is Sweet (Short)
One of the Office Girls
 1912 The Artist's Joke (Short)
An Artist
 1912 The Workman's Lesson (Short)
Liseben - Wenzel's Daughter
 1912 The Girl at the Key (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1912 Apple Pies (Short)
2nd Pie Maker
 1912 Kitty's Holdup (Short)
 1912 The Shadow on the Blind (Short)
The Artist's Daughter
 1912 Very Much Engaged (Short)
One of the Rejected Young Women
 1912 A Personal Affair (Short)
The Maid
 1912 Every Rose Has Its Stem (Short)
Gwendolyn - the Stenographer
 1912 Winnie's Dance (Short)
Winsome Winnie
 1912 Her Face (Short)
The Maid
 1912 Lost: Three Hours (Short)
Betty - a Jolly Good Fellow's Wife
 1912 A Cowboy's Stratagem (Short)
Jessie Scadds
 1912 The Jam Closet (Short)
The Cook
 1912 Curing the Office Boy (Short)
A Stenographer
 1912 His Daughter (Short)
Nora Thompson - the Daughter
 1912 Father's Bluff (Short)
The Daughter
 1912/I Jack, the Giant Killer (Short)
The Fairy
 1911 The Kid from the Klondike (Short)
A Confederate
 1911 The Fairies' Banquet (Short)
The Fairy Queen
 1911 Mike's Hero (Short)
MIke's Sweetheart
 1911 The Summer Girl (Short)
The Summer Girl
 1911 That Winsome Winnie Smile (Short)
Winsome Winnie
 1911 The Star Spangled Banner (Short)
 1911 Heroes Three (Short)
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Brunette silent screen actress, a former vaudeville child performer. She signed up with the Edison Company in 1910 and for at least the next five years appeared in scores of one- and two-reel comedies and melodramas. She went freelance in 1915 and later married British actor Duncan McRae. Gertrude was best known for her playing 'Light' in Maurice Tourneur's 1918 production of "The Blue Bird". Her... See more »

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