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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 14 November 1894Spokane, Washington, USA
Date of Death 15 August 1966Hollywood, California, USA
Birth NameSigne Auen
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Seena Owen was born in the Pacific Northwest in Spokane, Washington on November 14, 1894. Her first film was A YANKEE FROM THE WEST in 1915 under the name of Signe Auen when she was 21 years old. The following year Seena appeared in D.W. Griffith's epic picture INTOLERANCE as Attarea. In 1919, Seena played Barbara Riggs in the well-received A FUGITIVE FROM MATRIMONY. This very adept actress appeared in several quality films during her career. After OFFICER THIRTEEN Seena retired from the silver screen in 1933. On August 15, 1966, Seena died in Hollywood, California at the age of 72.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Denny Jackson

Spouse (1)

George Walsh (1916 - 1924) (divorced)

Trivia (7)

Silent-screen actress.
Co-wrote two of Dorothy Lamour's biggest film hits: Aloma of the South Seas (1941) and Rainbow Island (1941).
Considered by most silent film cinematographers as one of the most stunning natural beauties ever to face a lens.
Her flat, weak voice induced her to retire come the advent of sound.
Met future husband actor George Walsh on the set of "Intolerance" and supposedly D.W. Griffith was the matchmaker.
She was one of the many Hollywood socialites on board the yacht of newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst during the mysterious death of movie producer 'Thomas Ince'.
Sister of Lillie Hayward.

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