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Alma Taylor (I) (1895–1974)


Brown-haired, blue-eyed, round-faced British actress of great charm who started as a child in the early silents, and continued the child-like roles into her late teens. Best remembered for her roles in the long-running 'Tilly the Tomboy' series. Her output and popularity began to fall away in the twenties (she first lost star billing in 1928), but ... See full bio »

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(age 79) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Trelawny of the Wells
Trelawny of the Wells Rose Trelawny
(1916)
Alf's Button
(1920)
Iris
Iris Iris
(1916)
Sweet Lavender
Sweet Lavender Ruth Rolfe
(1915)

Filmography

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 1958 A Night to Remember
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1957 Blue Murder at St. Trinian's
Prince Bruno's Mother
 1957 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Greta Stenbourg
- The Great City (1957)
- Escape to Happiness (1957) ... Greta Stenbourg
 1957 Big Time Operators
Helen Adair in 'Comin' Thro The Rye' / Woman in movie audience at The Grand (uncredited)
 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much
Box Office Woman (uncredited)
 1956 Tears for Simon
Mrs. Bellamy (uncredited)
 1955 Stock Car
Nurse Sprott
 1954 Let's Make Up
1st Woman
 1936 Everybody Dance
Rosemary Spurgeon
 1935 Things Are Looking Up
Schoolmistress (uncredited)
 1932 Bachelor's Baby
Aunt Mary
 1931 Deadlock
Mrs. Tring
 1929 Der Hund von Baskerville
Mrs. Barrymore
 1928 A South Sea Bubble
Mary Ottery
 1928 Two Little Drummer Boys
Alma Carsdale
 1927 Quinneys
Susan Quinney
 1927 The House of Marney
Beatrice Maxon
 1924 Shadow of Egypt
Lilian Westcott
 1923 Comin' Thro the Rye
Helen Adair
 1923 Strangling Threads
Irma Brian
 1923 Mist in the Valley
Margaret Yeoland
 1923 The Pipes of Pan
Polly Bunning
 1921 Tansy
Tansy Firle
 1921 The Narrow Valley
Victoria
 1921 The Tinted Venus
Matilda Collum
 1920 Mrs. Erricker's Reputation
Georgiana Erricker
 1920 Helen of Four Gates
Helen
 1920 Alf's Button
Liz
 1920 Anna the Adventuress
Anna / Annabel Pelissier
 1919 The Forest on the Hill
Drusilla Whyddon
 1919 Sheba
Sheba Ormatroyd
 1919 Sunken Rocks
Evelyn Farrar
 1919 The Nature of the Beast
Anna de Berghem
 1919 Broken in the Wars (Short)
Lady Dorothea Hamlyn
 1918 Boundary House
Jenny Gay
 1918 Tares (Short)
Mme. Colin
 1918 The Refugee (Short)
Phyllis Galloway
 1918 A New Version (Short)
The Woman
 1918 The Leopard's Spots (Short)
The Woman
 1918 The W.L.A. Girl (Short)
The Girl
 1918 The Touch of a Child
Barbara Dell
 1917 Nearer My God to Thee
Joan
 1917 Merely Mrs. Stubbs
Edith Dudley
 1917 The American Heiress (Short)
Bessie
 1917 The Cobweb
Irma Brian
 1916 Iris
Iris
 1916 Molly Bawn
Eleanor Massareene
 1916 Comin' Thro' the Rye
Helen Adair
 1916 The Grand Babylon Hotel
Princess Anna
 1916 The Marriage of William Ashe
Lady Kitty Bristol
 1916 Annie Laurie (Short)
Annie Laurie
 1916/II Sowing the Wind
Rosamond
 1916 Trelawny of the Wells
Rose Trelawny
 1916 Love in a Mist (Short)
The Girl
 1916 The Man at the Wheel (Short)
The Girl
 1915 The Outrage (Short)
The Girl
 1915 Sweet Lavender
Ruth Rolfe
 1915 The Golden Pavement
Brenda Crayle
 1915 The Man Who Stayed at Home
Molly Preston
 1915 The Baby on the Barge (Short)
Nellie Jennis
 1915 The Bottle
 1915 The Passing of a Soul (Short)
The Girl
 1915 The Traitor (Short)
Dora Mavis
 1915 A Moment of Darkness (Short)
Jess - The Girl
 1915 Jill and the Old Fiddle (Short)
Jill
 1915 Tilly and the Nut (Short)
Tilly
 1915 Who Stole Pa's Purse? (Short)
Girl
 1915 Spies (Short)
Penelope
 1915 A Lancashire Lass (Short)
Mary
 1915 Be Sure Your Sins (Short)
Maggie White
 1915 Invasion (Short)
Daughter
 1915 The Painted Lady Betty (Short)
Alma
 1915 Things We Want to Know (Short)
Lilian
 1914 His Great Opportunity (Short)
Girl
 1914 Oh My Aunt! (Short)
Girl
 1914 The Basilisk (Short)
Freda Hampton, the Beautiful Woman
 1914 The Double Event (Short)
Girl
 1914 Tilly at the Football Match (Short)
Tilly
 1914 Aladdin: or, a Lad Out (Short)
The Girl
 1914 Morphia the Death Drug (Short)
The Girl
 1914 The Awakening of Nora (Short)
Nora
 1914 Time the Great Healer (Short)
Mary
 1914/II Wildflower (Short)
 1914 His Country's Bidding (Short)
Mary Brown
 1914 In the Shadow of Big Ben (Short)
Clara Maitland
 1914 The Hills Are Calling (Short)
Sheila
 1914 The Kleptomaniac (Short)
Helen
 1914 The Schemers: or, The Jewels of Hate (Short)
Doreen Milford
 1914/I By Whose Hand? (Short)
Isobel Denton
 1914/I Over the Garden Wall (Short)
Julia Barlow
 1914 The Heart of Midlothian
Madge Wildfire
 1914 An Engagement of Convenience (Short)
The Typist
 1914/I The Quality of Mercy (Short)
Mrs. Randle
 1914 Blind Fate (Short)
Molly
 1914 Justice
Nan Prescott
 1914 My Aunt! (Short)
Girl
 1914 The Price of Fame (Short)
Mary
 1914 The Whirr of the Spinning Wheel (Short)
Nan
 1913 The Broken Oath (Short)
Mary Martin
 1913 The Old Curiosity Shop
Mrs. Quilp
 1913 For Love of Him (Short)
Ethel Dale
 1913 The Cloister and the Hearth
Margaret
 1913 A Midnight Adventure (Short)
Mary
 1913 A Little Widow Is a Dangerous Thing (Short)
Maudie
 1913 David Copperfield
Dora Spenlow
 1913 The Girl at Lancing Mill (Short)
Esther Alloway
 1913 Adrift on Life's Tide
Edna Wilson
 1913 Her Little Pet (Short)
Flossie
 1913/I Partners in Crime (Short)
Ruth Merideth
 1913 Petticoat Perfidy (Short)
Jane
 1913 The Lover Who Took the Cake (Short)
The Landlady's Daughter
 1913 Tilly's Breaking-Up Party (Short)
Tilly
 1913/I Paying the Penalty (Short)
Ruby Jenkins
 1913 Tried in the Fire (Short)
Thelma
 1913 Blood and Bosh (Short)
Mother with child
 1913 The Curate's Bride (Short)
Girl
 1913 The Law in Their Own Hands (Short)
Guest
 1913 The Mill Girl (Short)
Lizzie
 1913 The Real Thing (Short)
Miss Merriman
 1913 The Tailor's Revenge (Short)
The Girl
 1913 Winning His Stripes (Short)
Mrs. Harris
 1912 For a Baby's Sake
Girl
 1912 For Love and Life (Short)
Jean
 1912 King Robert of Sicily (Short)
The Princess
 1912 The Luck of the Red Lion (Short)
 1912 Was He a German Spy? (Short)
Second Girl
 1912/II Oliver Twist
Nancy
 1912 The Dear Little Teacher (Short)
Eva Datchett - the Previous Teacher
 1912 Tilly in a Boarding House (Short)
Tilly
 1912 Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight (Short)
Bessie
 1912 Tilly Works for a Living (Short)
Tilly
 1912 Bill's Reformation (Short)
Mary Brownlow
 1912 Tilly and the Dogs (Short)
Tilly
 1911 Tilly and the Smugglers (Short)
Tilly
 1911 Envy, Hatred and Malice (Short)
Gypsy
 1911 A Seaside Introduction (Short)
Girl
 1911 A Wilful Maid (Short)
 1911 The Smuggler's Step-Daughter (Short)
The Smuggler's Step-Daughter
 1911 A Fight with Fire (Short)
 1911 Tilly and the Fire Engines (Short)
Tilly
 1911 Tilly and the Morman Missionary (Short)
Tilly
 1911 The Veteran's Pension (Short)
The Girl
 1911 Tilly - Matchmaker (Short)
Tilly
 1911 Tilly at the Seaside (Short)
Tilly
 1911 Tilly's Party (Short)
Tilly
 1911 Evicted (Short)
The Squire's Daughter
 1911 When Tilly's Uncle Flirted (Short)
Tilly
 1911 Mr. Poorluck Buys Some China (Short)
Onlooker
 1911 Tilly's Unsympathetic Uncle (Short)
Tilly
 1910 The Heart of a Fishergirl (Short)
Susan
 1910 Tilly at the Election (Short)
Tilly
 1910 Tilly the Tomboy Buys Linoleum (Short)
Tilly
 1910 Tilly the Tomboy Goes Boating (Short)
Tilly
 1910 Tilly the Tomboy Visits the Poor (Short)
Tilly
 1910 A New Hat for Nothing (Short)
Girl
 1910 The Burglar and Little Phyllis (Short)
Phyllis
 1909 The Story of a Picture (Short)
 1908 His Daughter's Voice (Short)
 1908 The Little Flower Girl (Short)
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Trivia:

Alma spent virtually her entire silent career, beginning in 1907, with producer Cecil M. Hepworth. She was the obvious favourite of the producer, who refused to let her wear make-up in any of his films. She starred in Hepworth's last film, The House of Marney (1927).

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