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Edith Yorke (1867–1934)

Edith Yorke was born on December 23, 1867 in Croyden, England as Edithe Byard. She was an actress, known for City Girl (1930), The Valiant (1929) and Merry-Go-Round (1923). She died on July 28, 1934 in Southgate, California, USA. See full bio »

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City Girl
City Girl Mrs. Tustine
The Valiant
The Valiant Mrs. Douglas
Merry-Go-Round Ursula Urban
Souls for Sale
Souls for Sale Mrs. Steddon


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 1933 Luxury Liner
Mrs. Webber - Sick Passenger
 1932 If I Had a Million
Idylwood Resident with Parkinson's Disease (uncredited)
 1930 City Girl
Mrs. Tustine
 1929 The Love Racket
Mrs. Pierce
 1929 The Valiant
Mrs. Douglas
 1929 Fugitives
Mrs. Carroll
 1928 Making the Varsity
Mrs. Ellsworth
 1928 The Port of Missing Girls
Mrs. Blane
 1928 Satan and the Woman
Hetty Folinsbee (as Edithe Yorke)
 1927 Sensation Seekers
Mrs. Hagen
 1927 The Bachelor's Baby
Mrs. Carter
 1927 The Western Whirlwind
Mrs. Martha Howard
 1926 The Silent Flyer
Mrs. Darrell
 1926 The Timid Terror
Mrs. Trent
 1926 His New York Wife
Lila's aunt
 1926 Born to the West
Mrs. Rudd
 1926 Volcano
Mother Superior
 1926 Rustlers' Ranch
Mary Shawn
 1926 Rustling for Cupid
Mrs. Blatchford
 1926 Red Dice
Mrs. Garrison (as Edithe Yorke)
 1926 Oh What a Nurse!
Mrs. Clark
 1926 Transcontinental Limited
Sara Reynolds
 1925 Below the Line
Mrs. Cass
 1925 Souls for Sables
Mrs. Kendall
 1925 Wild Horse Mesa
Grandma Melberne
 1925 The Phantom of the Opera
Mama Valerius (uncredited)
 1925 Silent Sanderson
Mrs. Parsons
 1925 Excuse Me
Mrs. Temple
 1925 Capital Punishment
Boys mother
 1924 Husbands and Lovers
Mrs. Stanton (as Edithe Yorke)
 1924 The Slanderers
Mrs. Calkins
 1924 The Tenth Woman
Mrs. Brainherd
 1924 The Other Kind of Love
Mary Benton
 1924 The Beauty Prize
Ma Du Bois
 1924 Riders Up
Johnny's mother
 1924 Happiness
Mrs. Wreay
 1924 My Man
Mrs. Peters
 1923 The Miracle Makers
Mrs. Emma Norton
 1923 Mothers-in-Law
'Mom' Wingate
 1923 The Age of Desire
 1923 Sawdust
Mrs. Nancy Wentworth
 1923 Slippy McGee
Madame De Rance
 1923 Burning Words
Mother Darby
 1923 Thru the Flames
Dan's Mother
 1923 Souls for Sale
Mrs. Steddon
 1923 The Fourth Musketeer
Mrs. Tracy
 1922 A Daughter of Luxury
Ellen Marsh
 1922 Step on It!
Mrs. Collins
 1922 One Clear Call
Mother Garnett
 1921 Passing Through
Mother Harkins
 1921 Lying Lips
Mrs. Prospect
 1920 Love
Beatrice's Mother
 1920 The Jailbird
Mrs. Whitney
 1920 Homespun Folks
Widow Stinson
 1920 Below the Surface
Martha Flint
 1920 The False Road
Mother Starbuck
 1920 The Turning Point
Mrs. Rivett

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Alternate Names:

Edithe Yorke

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English-born supporting actress of American silent films. A former teacher to underprivileged children, she moved to the U.S. in 1902 and began her career in films well into middle age.

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