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Jobyna Ralston (1899–1967)


Curly-locked, cherubic knockabout comedienne of the silent cinema. Her mother, portrait photographer Mrs. Kemp Raulston, named her after her favorite actress, Jobyna Howland, and harboured ambitions for her daughter to achieve similar fame. After a failed teenage marriage to a local farmer, Jobyna left Tennessee and went to New York in 1919 to ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1931 Sheer Luck
Betty Carver
 1930 Rough Waters
Mary
 1929 The College Coquette
Doris Marlowe
 1929 Some Mother's Boy
The Girl
 1928 The Power of the Press
Jane Atwill
 1928 The Toilers
Mary
 1928 Black Butterflies
Dorinda Maxwell
 1928 The Big Hop
June Halloway
 1928 The Count of Ten
Betty McKinney
 1928 The Night Flyer
Kate Murphy
 1927 Little Mickey Grogan
Winifred Davidson
 1927 Pretty Clothes
Marion Dunbar
 1927 A Racing Romeo
Sally
 1927 Lightning
Mary Warren / Topsy
 1927 Wings
Sylvia Lewis
 1927 Special Delivery
Madge Warren
 1927 The Kid Brother
Mary Powers
 1926 Gigolo
Mary Hubbel
 1926 Sweet Daddies
Mariam Finklebaum
 1926 For Heaven's Sake
The Downtown Girl
 1926 Soft Pedal (Short)
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1926 Don't Butt In (Short)
 1926 Between Meals (Short)
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1925 Whispering Lions (Short)
The Girl
 1925 Are Parents Pickles? (Short)
 1925 The Freshman
Peggy
 1924 Hot Water
Wifey
 1924 Girl Shy
The Rich Girl
 1923 Winner Take All (Short)
 1923 Why Worry?
The Nurse
 1923 For Guests Only (Short)
 1923 For Art's Sake (Short)
 1923 Speed the Swede (Short)
 1923 Bowled Over (Short)
The Challenger's Sweetheart
 1923 For Safe Keeping (Short)
 1923 Shoot Straight (Short)
 1923 Do Your Stuff (Short)
 1923 Tight Shoes (Short)
 1923 A Loose Tightwad (Short)
 1923 Jailed and Bailed (Short)
 1923 Once Over (Short)
 1923 Don't Say Die (Short)
 1923 Mr. Hyppo (Short)
His Assistant
 1923 Paste and Paper (Short)
 1923 Watch Your Wife (Short)
 1922 Fire the Fireman (Short)
 1922 The White Blacksmith (Short)
 1922 Fair Week (Short)
 1922 I'll Take Vanilla (Short)
 1922/II Blaze Away (Short)
 1922 The Flivver (Short)
 1922 Harvest Hands (Short)
 1922 Washed Ashore (Short)
 1922 Shine 'em Up! (Short)
Okra, the Station Master's daughter
 1922 The Golf Bug (Short)
Daughter
 1922 Shiver and Shake (Short)
The Newlywed Wife
 1922 Out on Bail (Short)
 1922 The Uppercut (Short)
 1922 Face the Camera (Short)
 1922 Soak the Sheik (Short)
 1922 Bone Dry (Short)
 1922 The Landlubber (Short)
 1922 Wet Weather (Short)
 1922 Rough on Romeo (Short)
Verbena
 1922 The Three Must-Get-Theres
Constance Bonne-aux-Fieux
 1922 The Truth Juggler (Short)
 1922 Touch All the Bases (Short)
The Fan's Sweetheart
 1922 Take Next Car (Short)
The Magnate's Daughter
 1922 The Bride-to-Be (Short)
The Bride-to-Be
 1922/II Friday, the Thirteenth (Short)
 1922 The Call of Home
Clem
 1921 An Eastern Breeze (Short)
 1921 The Brown Derby (Short)
 1921 A Sailor-Made Man
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1921 Bride and Broom (Short)
 1921 Humor Risk (Short)
Heroine
 1919 The Shimmy Jim (Short)
 1919 The Sultan of Djazz (Short)
 1919 Starting Out in Life (Short) (as Juliana Ralston)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following production: See more »

Publicity Listings:

14 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Juliana Ralston

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Retired at the advent of sound after only two talkies due to a noticeable lisp. See more »

Nickname:

Joby

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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