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Kathlyn Williams (1879–1960)


Pioneer silver screen star Kathlyn Williams is primarily known as the spry blonde of the very first Hollywood cliffhanger The Adventures of Kathlyn (1913), in which her real first name was used in the title. This accomplishment had references mistakenly referring to her as an adventurous Pearl White silent serial queen. While Kathlyn did, in fact,... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1935 Rendezvous at Midnight
Mrs. Arthur Dewey
 1933 Blood Money
Nightclub Woman Wearing Monocle (uncredited)
 1932 Unholy Love
Mrs. Bradford
 1931 Daddy Long Legs
Mrs. Paula Pendleton
 1930 Road to Paradise
Mrs. Wells
 1929 Wedding Rings
Agatha
 1929 The Single Standard
Mrs. Glendenning
 1929 Her Husband's Women (Short)
 1929 A Single Man
Mrs. Cottrell
 1928 Our Dancing Daughters
Ann's Mother
 1928 Honeymoon Flats
Mrs. Garland
 1928 We Americans
Mrs. Bradleigh
 1927 Sally in Our Alley
Mrs. Gordon Mansfield
 1925 The Best People
Mrs. Lenox
 1925 The Wanderer
Huldah
 1925 Locked Doors
Laura Carter
 1924 The Painted Flapper
Isabel Whitney
 1924 The City That Never Sleeps
Mrs. Kendall
 1924 Single Wives
Dorothy Van Clark
 1924 The Enemy Sex
Mrs. Massingale
 1924 Wanderer of the Wasteland
Magdalene Virey
 1924 When a Girl Loves
Helen, Michael's Wife
 1923 Trimmed in Scarlet
Cordelia Ebbing / Madame de laFleur
 1923 The World's Applause
Elsa Townsend
 1921 A Man's Home
Frances Osborn
 1921 A Virginia Courtship
Constance Llewellyn
 1921 Morals
Judith Mainwaring
 1921 Everything for Sale
Mrs. Wainwright
 1921 A Private Scandal
Carol Lawton
 1921 Hush
Isabel Dane
 1921 Forbidden Fruit
Mrs. Mallory
 1920 Conrad in Quest of His Youth
Mrs. Adaile
 1920 The U.P. Trail
'Beauty' Stanton
 1920 The Prince Chap
Alice Travers
 1920 The Tree of Knowledge
Belle
 1920 Just a Wife
Eleanor Lathrop
 1919 A Girl Named Mary
Mrs. Jaffrey
 1919 Her Kingdom of Dreams
Penelope Warren
 1919 Her Purchase Price
Diana Vane
 1919 The Better Wife
Lady Beverly
 1918 We Can't Have Everything
Charity Coe Cheever
 1918 The Whispering Chorus
Jane Tremble
 1918 The Things We Love
Margaret Kenwood
 1917 A Man, a Girl, and a Lion (Short)
 1917 The Voice That Led Him (Short)
 1917 Pioneer Days (Short)
 1917 The African Jungle (Short)
 1917 Big Timber
Stella Benton
 1917 The Highway of Hope
Lonely Lou
 1917 The Cost of Hatred
Elsie Graves / Sarita Graves
 1917 Out of the Wreck
Agnes Aldrich
 1916 Sweet Lady Peggy (Short)
 1916 Redeeming Love
Naomi Sterling
 1916 The Brand of Cain (Short)
 1916/I The Return (Short)
 1916 The Valiants of Virginia
Shirley Dandridge
 1916 Into the Primitive
Jennie Leslie
 1916 The Temptation of Adam (Short)
 1916 The Devil, the Servant and the Man (Short)
Alice Foster
 1916 Number 13, Westbound (Short)
Marion Culmer
 1916 The Adventures of Kathlyn
Kathlyn Hare
 1916 The Black Orchid (Short)
Viola Morton
 1916/I Thou Shalt Not Covet
My Neighbor's Wife
 1915 The Coquette's Awakening (Short)
The Flirt
 1915 Sweet Alyssum
Daisy Brooks
 1915 A Sultana of the Desert (Short)
Jean
 1915 The Strange Case of Talmai Lind (Short)
Hilda Lind - the Mother / Talmai Lind - the Daughter
 1915 Ebb Tide (Short)
Estelle Velaine
 1915 The Rosary
Vera Wallace
 1915 The Carpet from Bagdad
Fortuna Chedsoye
 1915 The Vision of the Shepherd (Short)
Nell - the Shepherd's Daughter
 1914 Till Death Us Do Part (Short)
Anne Brewster
 1914 The Lady or the Tigers (Short)
Annette Delancey
 1914 Her Sacrifice (Short)
Kitty
 1914 The Story of the Blood Red Rose (Short)
Godiva
 1914 The Losing Fight (Short)
Kitty
 1914 The Tragedy That Lived (Short)
Mary
 1914 The Woman of It (Short)
The Woman
 1914 Hearts and Masks (Short)
Miss Hawthorne
 1914 Chip of the Flying U (Short)
Della Whitmore - the 'Little Doctor'
 1914 The Speck on the Wall (Short)
Pauline St. John
 1914 In Tune with the Wild (Short)
Mrs. Robert Wayne / Edith Wayne as an Adult (dual role)
 1914 A Woman Laughs (Short)
Clara
 1914 Caryl of the Mountains (Short)
Caryl of the Mountains
 1914 The Leopard's Foundling (Short)
Balu - as an Adult
 1914 The Court of Death (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 The King's Will (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 The Forged Parchment (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 The Warrior Maid (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 The Spellbound Multitude (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 The Cruel Crown (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 The Garden of Brides (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 Three Bags of Silver (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 A Colonel in Chains (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 The Royal Slave (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 The Temple of the Lion (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1914 The Two Ordeals (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1913 I Hear Her Calling Me (from the Heart of Africa)
Daisy Everyman / Mary Skillman (dual role)
 1913 The Adventures of Kathlyn
Kathlyn Hare
 1913 The Unwelcome Throne (Short)
Kathlyn Hare
 1913 The Tide of Destiny (Short)
Hazel White
 1913 Thor, Lord of the Jungles (Short)
Gene Brant
 1913 In the Midst of the Jungle (Short)
Alice Jackson
 1913 The Love of Penelope (Short)
Penelope Blair
 1913 The Young Mrs. Eames (Short)
Mrs. Dorris Eames
 1913 Two Too Many (Short)
Dorothy Armfield
 1913 The Child of the Sea (Short)
Capt. Warren's Wife / Nell Warren - Capt. Warren's Grown Daughter
 1913 The Flight of the Crow (Short)
Edwina Washburn
 1913 The Mansion of Misery (Short)
Marjorie Main
 1913 Man and His Other Self (Short)
Mary Vale - the Farmer's Daughter
 1913 The Tree and the Chaff (Short)
Grace Cole - the Tree
 1913 Mrs. Hilton's Jewels (Short)
Mrs. Frederick Hilton
 1913 Woman: Past and Present (Short)
Miss America
 1913 The Girl and the Judge (Short)
Grace Green - the Farmer's Daughter
 1913 The Stolen Melody (Short)
Miss Burmeister - the Musician's Daughter
 1913 Lieutenant Jones (Short)
Mary Thompson
 1913 A Welded Friendship (Short)
Mary Wilton / Violet Trevor
 1913 Their Stepmother (Short)
Constance - the Stepmother
 1913 The Burglar Who Robbed Death (Short)
Mrs. Harrison
 1913 A Wise Old Elephant (Short)
Zara Haskins
 1913 With Love's Eyes (Short)
Virginia - the Girl
 1913 Two Men and a Woman (Short)
Carrie Conrad, The Woman
 1913 Her Only Son (Short)
Drowning Victim Saved by Jack
 1913 The Artist and the Brute (Short)
Alice Atkins - the Artist
 1913/I The Governor's Daughter (Short)
Kate Millbank - the Governor's Daughter
 1913/I A Little Child Shall Lead Them (Short)
Helen Brant
 1912 Harbor Island (Short)
Isabel Arieno
 1912 The House of His Master (Short)
Mrs. Robert Steem
 1912 As the Fates Decree (Short)
Mrs. Bertha Wilson - the Widow
 1912 An Unexpected Fortune (Short)
Lady Margaret Lonsdale
 1912 On the Trail of the Germs (Short)
Ruth Hilton
 1912 The Adopted Son (Short)
Mrs. Hugh Kenyon
 1912 The Girl with the Lantern (Short)
Mary Davis - the City Girl
 1912/I The Turning Point (Short)
Mrs. John Carewe
 1912 The Stronger Mind (Short)
Alice Wells - Locksley's Fiancee
 1912 The Devil, the Servant and the Man (Short)
The Wife
 1912 When the Heart Rules (Short)
Winnifred - George's Sweetheart
 1912/I Driftwood (Short)
Katherine Dalton
 1912 Sons of the North Woods (Short)
Janie MacKisson
 1912 The Brotherhood of Man (Short)
Marion Wendell
 1912 When Memory Calls (Short)
Mrs. Andrew Grimes
 1912 The Horseshoe (Short)
Mrs. Sumner
 1912 The Prosecuting Attorney (Short)
Nina Brooks
 1911 Paid Back (Short)
Mary Darrow
 1911 Getting Married (Short)
Sally Featherstone
 1911 The Inner Mind (Short)
Madge Haggerty - Elinore's Maid
 1911 Lost in the Jungle (Short)
Meta Kruga
 1911 How They Stopped the Run on the Bank (Short)
Dorothy Church - the President's Daughter
 1911 Maud Muller (Short)
Maud Muller
 1911 The Two Orphans (Short)
Henriette (orphan)
 1911 The Wheels of Justice (Short)
Alice Hazen
 1911 Dad's Girls (Short)
Rose
 1911 Life on the Border (Short)
The Pioneer Wife
 1911 Jealous George (Short)
Mary Wife
 1911 Rescued by Her Lions (Short)
Captain Kate
 1911 Ten Nights in a Bar Room (Short)
Mrs. Morgan
 1911 The Rose of Old St. Augustine (Short)
Dolores, the Rose of St. Augustine
 1911 Jim and Joe (Short)
Mary - Jim's Wife
 1911 Back to the Primitive (Short)
Helen Wilton
 1911 The Witch of the Everglades (Short)
Dora - the Witch
 1911 1861 (Short)
Virginia Johnson
 1911 The Man from the East (Short)
Elsie Dean
 1911 The Survival of the Fittest (Short)
Capria - Pride of the Circus
 1911 The Curse of the Redman (Short)
 1910 Taming Wild Animals (Short)
 1910 The Queen of Hearts (Short)
 1910 Blasted Hopes
 1910 Dora Thorne (Short)
Dora Thorne
 1910 The Fire Chief's Daughter (Short)
 1910 Thou Shalt Not (Short)
The Actress
 1910 A Romance of the Western Hills (Short)
Second Woman
 1910 Gold Is Not All (Short)
Tomm's Mistress
 1909 Lines of White on a Sullen Sea (Short)
Extra
 1909 The Politician's Love Story (Short)
Extra
 1908 On Thanksgiving Day (Short)
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Personal Details

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

Williams' mother, Mary C. Boe, was born in Norway, and her two uncles, Christ and Hans Boe, lived in the Butte, Montana area. See more »

Nickname:

Katie

Star Sign:

Gemini

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