In 1919, she wroter her autobiography 'Just Me', and filled it with fabrications and inaccuracies to protect her privacy.
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[when asked about marrying again after her divorce from Wallace McCutcheon Jr.
] Mine was not a divorce of convenience, but one of necessity, and I have no idea of making it a necessity again.
Around 1914-1915 she was the most popular female star in silent films, for a time even topping Mary Pickford
's popularity at the box office.
She was famous for her blond hair, which was actually a wig she began wearing early in her career. She discovered that it photographed better than her own naturally dark hair, and it eventually became her trademark. Whenever she wished to be unnoticed in public, she would appear without the wig - using her own hair as a disguise.