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Pauline Starke (1901–1977)

Pauline Starke was born on January 10, 1901 in Joplin, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for Eyes of Youth (1919), Arizona Express (1924) and What Men Want (1930). She was married to George Sherwood and Jack White. She died on February 3, 1977 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Eyes of Youth
Eyes of Youth Rita Ashling
Arizona Express
Arizona Express Katherine Keith
What Men Want
What Men Want Lee Joyce
The Viking
The Viking Helga


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 1943 Lost Angel
Bobby's Mother (uncredited)
 1941 She Knew All the Answers
Prim Woman (uncredited)
 1935 Twenty Dollars a Week
Sally Blair
 1930 What Men Want
Lee Joyce
 1929 The Mysterious Island (uncredited)
 1929 Man, Woman and Wife
Julia / Rita
 1928 The Viking
 1927 Streets of Shanghai
Mary Sanger
 1927 Dance Magic
Johala Chandler
 1927 Women Love Diamonds
Mavis Ray
 1926/II Camille (Short)
 1926 War Paint
Polly Hopkins
 1926 Honesty - The Best Policy
Mary Kay
 1925 Sun-Up
 1925 Adventure
Joan Lackland
 1925 The Man Without a Country
Anne Bissell
 1925 The Devil's Cargo
Far Sampson
 1924 Forbidden Paradise
 1924 Dante's Inferno
The Nurse, Marjorie Vernon
 1924 Missing Daughters
Pauine Hinton
 1924 Arizona Express
Katherine Keith
 1923 Eyes of the Forest
Ruth Melier
 1923 In the Palace of the King
Inez Mendoza
 1923 His Last Race
Denny's Wife
 1923 The Little Girl Next Door
Mary Slocum
 1923 Little Church Around the Corner
Hetty Burrows
 1922 The Kingdom Within
Emily Preston
 1922 If You Believe It, It's So
Alvah Morley (a country girl)
 1922 My Wild Irish Rose
 1922 The WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1922 (Short)
 1921 The Flower of the North
Jeanne D'Arcambal
 1921 Wife Against Wife
Gabrielle Gautier
 1921 The Forgotten Woman
Dixie LaRose
 1921 Snowblind
The Girl
 1920 The Untamed
Kate Cumberland
 1920 Seeds of Vengeance
Ellen Daw
 1920 The Courage of Marge O'Doone
Marge O'Doone
 1920 Dangerous Days
Delight Haverford
 1919 Soldiers of Fortune
Hope Langham
 1919 The Broken Butterfly
Marcene Elliot
 1919 The Life Line
Ruth Heckett
 1918 Irish Eyes
Pegeen O'Barry
 1918 The Atom
 1918 Daughter Angele
 1918 Alias Mary Brown
 1918 The Man Who Woke Up
Edith Oglesby
 1918 Innocent's Progress
Tessa Fayne
 1918 The Shoes That Danced
Rhoda Regan
 1918 The Argument
Wyllis Hyde
 1917 Until They Get Me
 1917 The Regenerates
Nora Duffy
 1917 Madame Bo-Peep
 1916 The Wharf Rat
 1916 The Rummy
The Girl
 1916 Puppets (Short)
 1914 The Claws of Greed (Short)
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Other Works:

Broadway play "Zombie" by Kenneth Webb directed by Starke's husband George Sherwood.

Publicity Listings:

11 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Pauline Stark


5' 3" (1.6 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on her work in The Birth of a Nation (1915)] I was a white girl in the morning and a colored girl in the afternoon. See more »


Emotive, brown-haired and blue-eyed silent screen actress, a former movie extra discovered by D.W. Griffith in a crowd scene in The Birth of a Nation (1915). Later mentored by another director, Frank Borzage, under whose tutelage she shot to stardom from 1917. Her career petered out after the coming of sound. See more »

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