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Emmy Wehlen (1887–1977)

Emmy Wehlen was born in 1887 in Mannheim, Germany as Emily Wehlen. She was an actress, known for The Duchess of Doubt (1917), Miss Robinson Crusoe (1917) and The Pretenders (1916). She died in 1977. See full bio »


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Known For

The Duchess of Doubt
The Duchess of Doubt Clover Ames
Miss Robinson Crusoe
Miss Robinson Crusoe Pamela Sayre
The Pretenders
The Pretenders Helen Pettingill
His Bonded Wife
His Bonded Wife Doris Morse


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 1920 Lifting Shadows
 1919 A Favor to a Friend
May Worthington
 1919 Fools and Their Money
Louise Allenby
 1919 The Amateur Adventuress
Norma Wood
 1918 Sylvia on a Spree
Sylvia Fairponts
 1918 His Bonded Wife
Doris Morse
 1918 The House of Gold
Pamela Martin
 1918 The Shell Game
Zlice Sheldon / Zelda Gray
 1917 The Outsider
Sally Manvers
 1917 Miss Robinson Crusoe
Pamela Sayre
 1917 The Belle of the Season
Geraldine Keen
 1917 The Trail of the Shadow
Sylvia Mason
 1917 The Duchess of Doubt
Clover Ames
 1917 Sowers and Reapers
Annie Leigh
 1916/I The Pretenders
Helen Pettingill
 1916 Vanity
Phyllis Lord
 1916 The Master Smiles (Short)
 1915 Her Reckoning
Ethel Stratton
 1915 When a Woman Loves
Ruth King
 1908 Heinrich und Karline (Short)
 1908 Prosit Neujahr 1909 (Short)

Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in James T. Tanner's musical, "The Girl On the Film," at the Gaiety Theatre in London, England with George Grossmith, George Barrett, Charles Maude, Robert Nainby, Madeleine Seymour, Gwendoline Brogden, and Connie Ediss in the cast.

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Beautiful and graceful German-born star of the musical stage, trained at the Mannheim Conservatory. In London operettas from 1909 and on Broadway from 1911, she was also briefly popular as a leading lady in American silent films of the decade, exclusively for Metro. Retired early.

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