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Violet Mersereau (1892–1975)

Violet Mersereau was born on October 2, 1892 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Broken Toy (1915), The Cricket on the Hearth (1909) and Finders Keepers (1921). She died on November 12, 1975 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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The Broken Toy
The Broken Toy Merle - the Mother
The Cricket on the Hearth
Finders Keepers
Finders Keepers Actress


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 1925 The Bride (Short)
 1924 Her Own Free Will
Mona Everard
 1924 Lend Me Your Husband
Jenny MacDonald
 1923 Luck
Sylvia Templeton
 1922 Nero
 1921 Thunderclap
Betty, The Girl
 1919 Love Wins
 1919 A Proxy Husband (Short)
 1919 The Nature Girl
Dolores Winthrop
 1919 Klever Kiddies (Short)
 1918 Together
Mrs. Richard Standhope / Laura Stanhope / Larry, the 'Kid'
 1918 The Midnight Flyer (Short)
 1918 Morgan's Raiders
Betsey Dawley
 1917 The Girl by the Roadside
Judith Ralston
 1917 The Raggedy Queen
 1917 The Little Terror
Tina and Alice
 1917 Little Miss Nobody
 1917 Susan's Gentleman
Nancy Croyden / Susan Flynn
 1917 The Boy Girl
'Jack' Channing
 1917 Souls United (Short)
Marcia Randall
 1917 The Mystery of My Lady's Boudoir (Short)
Margaret Norton
 1916 The Honor of Mary Blake
Mary Blake
 1916 The Girl Who Didn't Tell (Short)
Judith Belgraff
 1916 The Angel of the Attic (Short)
Betty Kane
 1916 The Narrow Path
Bessie Allen
 1916 The Gentle Art of Burglary (Short)
Eva Warren
 1916/I Broken Fetters
Mignon - as an adult
 1916 His Picture (Short)
Edith Lovejoy
 1916 The Go-Between (Short)
Rosemary Brandon
 1916 The Great Problem
Peggy Carson
 1916 Autumn
Autumn Arden / Jeanette Arden
 1916 The Doll Doctor (Short)
Violet Talmadge
 1916 The Path of Happiness
Joan - the Child of Nature
 1915 Getting His Goat (Short)
 1915 The Unnecessary Sex (Short)
 1915 The Wolf of Debt
Helen Stanhope
 1915 Billy's Love Making (Short)
Violet Hughes
 1915 Driven by Fate (Short)
Violet Marcel
 1915 Thou Shalt Not Lie (Short)
Violet Garson
 1915 Copper (Short)
 1915 Larry O'Neill -- Gentleman (Short)
 1915 The Alibi (Short)
Violet Herbert - the Wife
 1915 You Can't Always Tell (Short)
 1915 Destiny's Trump Card (Short)
Violet Avery - Bill's Wife
 1915 Uncle's New Blazer (Short)
 1915 The Adventure of the Yellow Curl Papers (Short)
Flo Chadwick
 1915 Wild Blood (Short)
Bess Browne - Mountain Girl
 1915 The Broken Toy (Short)
Merle - the Mother
 1915 The Supreme Impulse (Short)
Ann Donnelson
 1915 Uncle John (Short)
Helen - the Artist
 1915/I The Destroyer (Short)
Dorothy Trask
 1915 The Treason of Anatole (Short)
Mrs. Von Holm
 1915 The Stake (Short)
 1915 The Avalanche
Rose Grey
 1915 The Awaited Hour (Short)
Mrs. Frank Colby
 1915 On Dangerous Ground (Short)
The Banker's Daughter
 1915 She Was His Mother (Short)
Violet - the Mother
 1914 Peg o' the Wilds (Short)
 1914 In Self Defense (Short)
Vivian Norton
 1914 The Tenth Commandment (Short)
The Doctor's Nurse
 1914 Redemption (Short)
 1914 When the Heart Calls (Short)
Billy's Wife
 1914 The Spitfire
Valda Girard
 1913 Big Sister (Short)
Adele - the Younger Sister
 1913 Binks, the Hawkshaw (Short)
 1913 The Stolen Love (Short)
 1913 The Stranger (Short)
 1913 The Drummer's Note Book (Short)
Violet (unconfirmed)
 1912 The Shot That Failed (Short)
 1912 Her First Choice (Short)
 1912 A Western Girl's Dream (Short)
May Arnold
 1912 An Even Break (Short)
 1912/I The New Clerk (Short)
Constance - the Old Grocer's Daughter
 1911 Only an Iceman (Short)
Violet Claire
 1911 Over the Hills (Short)
 1911 His Vacation (Short)
Violet Dandy - the Village Belle
 1911 Those Jersey Cowpunchers (Short)
 1911 Across the Divide (Short)
Mary (unconfirmed)
 1911 The Parson and the Bully (Short)
The Parson's Daughter (unconfirmed)
 1911 Alias Yellowstone Joe (Short)
The Sheriff's Daughter
 1911 A Message from the West (Short)
Mary Merriman - the Wife
 1911 At Sunset Ranch (Short)
Jessie Crawford, the Rancher's Daughter
 1911 The Sheriff's Mistake (Short)
Tom's Wife
 1911 The Cowpuncher (Short)
Jack's Sweetheart
 1911 His Trust Fulfilled (Short)
 1911 Help Wanted (Short)
 1910 Not So Bad as It Seemed (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1910 Sunshine Sue (Short)
 1910 The Passing of a Grouch (Short)
 1910 A Gold Necklace (Short)
 1910 One Night, and Then -- (Short)
 1910 Her Terrible Ordeal (Short)
 1909 What's Your Hurry? (Short)
On Street
 1909 His Lost Love (Short)
At Wedding
 1909 The Friend of the Family (Short)
Estelle Morse (unconfirmed)
 1909 The Way of Man (Short)
Wedding Guest
 1909 The Peachbasket Hat (Short)
 1909 Her First Biscuits (Short)
Biscuit Victim
 1909 The Lonely Villa (Short)
At the Inn
 1909 His Duty (Short)
One of the children on the street
 1909 The Cricket on the Hearth (Short)
May Fielding
 1909 Eloping with Auntie (Short)
In Store
 1909 The Jilt (Short)
Wedding Guest
 1909 One Busy Hour (Short)
 1909 The Suicide Club (Short)
The Woman
 1908 The Test of Friendship (Short)
 1908 The Feud and the Turkey (Short)
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Daughter of a French actress and herself a child actress in the theatre, nicknamed "The Child Wonder". She was a prolific star of early silents, with Biograph (1908-11) and Independent Moving Pictures/Universal. The archetypal helpless heroine of silent cinema. See more »


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