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Virginia Pearson (1886–1958)

Virginia Pearson was born on March 7, 1886 in Anchorage, Kentucky, USA as Virginia Belle Pearson. She was an actress and writer, known for The Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Wizard of Oz (1925) and The Bishop's Emeralds (1919). She was married to Sheldon Lewis. She died on June 6, 1958 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera Carlotta / Carlotta's Mother (1929 re-edited version)
The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz Lady Vishuss
The Bishop's Emeralds
The Bishop's Emeralds Hester - Lady Cardew
Thou Shalt Not Steal


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 1932 Back Street
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1931 The Primrose Path
Marie Randeau
 1929 Smilin' Guns
Mrs. van Smythe
 1928 The Power of Silence
Mrs. Wright
 1928 The Big City
 1927 Lucky Fool
 1926 Atta Boy
Madame Carlton
 1926 Mum's the Word (Short)
The Wife (uncredited)
 1926/I Silence
Millie Burke
 1926 Lightning Hutch
Janet Thornwall
 1926 The Taxi Mystery
Mrs. Blaine Jameson
 1925 The Red Kimona
Mrs. Fontaine
 1925 The Phantom of the Opera
Carlotta / Carlotta's Mother (1929 re-edited version)
 1925 The Wizard of Oz
Lady Vishuss
 1925 What Price Beauty?
 1923 A Prince of a King
Queen Claudia
 1922 Wildness of Youth
Louise Wesley
 1919 The Bishop's Emeralds
Hester - Lady Cardew
 1919 The Love Auction
Lea Montrose, Mrs. Vanderveer
 1918 Buchanan's Wife
Beatrix Buchanan
 1918 The Queen of Hearts
Pauline Chraud
 1918/I The Liar
Sybil Houston
 1918 Her Price
Marcia Calhoun
 1918 The Firebrand
Princess Natalya
 1918 Stolen Honor
Virginia Lake
 1917 When False Tongues Speak
Mary Page Walton
 1917 All for a Husband
Henrietta Downs
 1917 Thou Shalt Not Steal
Mary Bruce
 1917 Wrath of Love
Roma Winnet
 1917 A Royal Romance
The Princess Sylvia
 1917 Sister Against Sister
Anne / Katherine
 1917 The Bitter Truth
 1916 The War Bride's Secret
Jean MacDougal
 1916 Daredevil Kate
 1916 The Tortured Heart
Lucille Darrell
 1916 Hypocrisy
Virginia Trent
 1916 Blazing Love
Margaret Walsh
 1916 The Vital Question
Beatrice King
 1916 The Hunted Woman
Joanne Fitzhugh
 1916 The Writing on the Wall
Barbara Lawrence
 1916 Thou Art the Man
Emily Raynor
 1915 The Turn of the Road
Marcia Wilbur
 1915/III The Reward (Short)
Mary Beverly
 1914 Aftermath
Ruth Morgan
 1914 The Stain
Stevens' Daughter
 1910 On Her Doorsteps (Short)
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In her silent heyday, this dark-eyed beauty was known as "the screen's heretic" and reigned along with Theda Bara, Louise Glaum and Valeska Suratt as Hollywood's most notorious vamps. See more »

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