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Lois Wilson (I) (1894–1988)

A schoolteacher who became a stage actress (briefly), Lois Wilson entered films in 1916 at Paramount (her sisters, Diana Kane and Connie Lewis, also worked as actresses). Wilson played leading roles well into the sound era, and after she retired from the screen she worked sporadically in television and again appeared on stage. See full bio »


(age 93) in Reno, Nevada, USA

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Guiding Light
Guiding Light Mrs. Lowery (1954-1955)
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 1963 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Lois Corbet
- Jack Attends the Rose Bowl (1963) ... Lois Corbet
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Mrs. Lowery (1954-1955)
 1950 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The Diet (1950)
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
- The Married Look (1950)
 1949 The Girl from Jones Beach
Mrs. Wilson
 1941 For Beauty's Sake
Mrs. Lloyd Kennar
 1940 Nobody's Children
Miss Jamieson
 1939 Bad Little Angel
Mrs. Ellen Creighton
 1936 Laughing at Trouble
Alice Mathews
 1936 Wedding Present
Laura Dodacker
 1935 Your Uncle Dudley
Christine Saunders
 1935 Cappy Ricks Returns
Florry Peasley
 1935 Born to Gamble
Paula Mathews
 1935 Society Fever
Portia Prouty
 1935 Public Opinion
Mona Trevor / Anne Trevor
 1934 Bright Eyes
Mary Blake
 1934 Ticket to a Crime
Elaine Purdy
 1934 There's Always Tomorrow
Sophie White
 1934 School for Girls
Miss Cartwright
 1934 No Greater Glory
Nemeecsek's Mother
 1933 Female
 1933 In the Money
Mary 'Lambie' Higginbottom
 1933 Laughing at Life
Mrs. McHale
 1933 Obey the Law
Grace Chester
 1932 The Secrets of Wu Sin
Nona Gould
 1932 The Devil Is Driving
Nancy Evans
 1932 The Crash
Marcia Peterson
 1932 Divorce in the Family
Mrs. Shumaker
 1932 The Expert
Nettie Minick
 1932 Law and Order
Mabell (uncredited)
 1931 The Age for Love
Sylvia Pearson
 1931 Seed
Peggy Carter
 1930 Once a Gentleman
Mrs. Mallin
 1930 Temptation
 1930 Lovin' the Ladies
Joan Bently
 1930 The Furies
Fifi Sands
 1930 For Love or Money (Short)
 1929 Wedding Rings
Cornelia Quinn
 1929 The Show of Shows
Performer in 'Bicycle Built for Two' Number
 1929 Her Husband's Women (Short)
The Painter's Jealous Wife
 1929 The Gamblers
Catherine Darwin
 1929 Kid Gloves
 1929/I A Bird in the Hand (Short)
The Wife
 1928 Conquest
Diane Holden
 1928 Object: Alimony
Ruth Rutledge
 1928 Sally's Shoulders
 1928 Miss Information (Short)
The Public Stenographer
 1928 Coney Island
Joan Wellman
 1927 French Dressing
Cynthia Grey
 1927 Alias the Lone Wolf
Eve de Montalais
 1927 The Gingham Girl
Mary Thompson
 1927 Broadway Nights
Fanny Franchette
 1927 New York
Marjorie Church
 1926 Fascinating Youth
Lois Wilson
 1926 Let's Get Married
Mary Corbin
 1925 Bluebeard's Seven Wives
Mary Kelly
 1925 Irish Luck
Lady Gwendolyn
 1925 The King on Main Street
Hotel guest in lobby (cameo appearance) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1925 The Vanishing American
Marion Warner
 1925 Rugged Water
Norma Bartlett
 1925 Marry Me (uncredited)
 1925 Welcome Home
Nettie Prouty
 1925 The Thundering Herd
Milly Fayre
 1925 Contraband
Carmel Lee
 1924 North of 36
Taisie Lockheart
 1924 Monsieur Beaucaire
Queen Marie of France
 1924 The Man Who Fights Alone
 1924 Another Scandal
Beatrice Vanderdyke
 1924 Pied Piper Malone
Patty Thomas
 1923 The Call of the Canyon
Carley Burch
 1923 To the Last Man
Ellen Jorth
 1923 A Man's Man
Dolores Ruey
 1923 Only 38
Mrs. Stanley
 1923 Bella Donna
 1922 Broad Daylight
Nora Fay
 1922 Without Compromise
Jean Ainsworth
 1922 Manslaughter
Evans - Lydia's Maid
 1922 Our Leading Citizen
Katherine Fendle, his fiancée
 1922 Is Matrimony a Failure?
Mabel Hoyt
 1922 The WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1922 (Short)
 1922 The World's Champion
Lady Elizabeth
 1921 The Hell Diggers
Dora Wade
 1921 The Lost Romance
Sylvia Hayes
 1921 The City of Silent Men
Molly Bryant
 1920 Midsummer Madness
Margaret Meredith
 1920 Burglar Proof
Laura Lowell
 1920 A Full House
Ottilie Howell
 1920 What's Your Hurry?
Virginia MacMurran
 1920 The City of Masks
Miss Emsdale
 1920 Thou Art the Man
Joan Farrant
 1920 Who's Your Servant?
Madeline Bancroft
 1919 It Pays to Advertise
Mary Grayson
 1919 Why Smith Left Home
 1919 The Price Woman Pays
 1919 A Man's Fight
Mary Tompkins
 1919 The Best Man
Celia Hathaway
 1919 Gates of Brass
Margaret Blake
 1919 Come Again Smith
Lucy Stevens
 1919 The Drifters
The Girl
 1918 Three X Gordon
Dorrie Webster
 1918 Prisoners of the Pines
Rosalie Dufresne
 1918 Maid o' the Storm
Elaine Shackleford
 1918 One Dollar Bid
Virginia Dare
 1918 The Turn of a Card
Cynthia Burdette
 1918 His Robe of Honor
Laura Nelson
 1918 A Man's Man
Dolores Ruey
 1917 Alimony
Marjorie Lansing
 1917 Parentage
Mrs. Melton
 1917 Treason
Floria Natarre
 1917 Flames of Treachery (Short)
Ruth Chalmers
 1917 Won by Grit (Short)
 1917 Black Evidence (Short)
 1917 The Whispered Name (Short)
Madeline Evers
 1916 Green Eyes (Short)
 1916 The Morals of Hilda
 1916 Her Chance (Short)
Frances Martin
 1916/II The Decoy (Short)
 1916 A Soul at Stake (Short)
Clementina Fairwood
 1916 Arthur's Desperate Resolve (Short)
Sibly Grey
 1916 The Beckoning Trail
Mary Helton
 1916 He Wrote a Book (Short)
 1916/I The Silent Battle
Jane Loring
 1916/I The Decoy
 1916 Hulda the Silent (Short)
Hulda Anderson
 1916 The Gay Lord Waring
Helen Von Gerold
 1916 The Pool of Flame
Princess Beatrix
 1916 Married on the Wing (Short)
Grace Darling
 1916 Langdon's Legacy
 1915 The Hypocrite
 1915 The Road to Paradise (Short)
 1915 The Palace of Dust (Short)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
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Appeared (as herself) in a special promotional trailer for Wedding Rings (1929).

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Profiled in "Speaking of Silents: First Ladies of the Screen" by William Drew, 1997. See more »

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