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Clara Kimball Young (1890–1960)

Clara Kimball Young was born Clarisa Kimball on September 6, 1890, to Edward Kimball and the former Mrs. E.M. Kimball, traveling stock company actors with the Holden Co. Though she claimed Chicago as her birthplace, there are no records of her being born in Cook County--which includes Chicago--and she may have been born on one of her parents' ... See full bio »

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Eyes of Youth
Eyes of Youth Gina Ashling
The Worldly Madonna
The Worldly Madonna Lucy Trevor - Dancer / Janet Trevor - Nun
The Return of Chandu
The Return of Chandu Dorothy Regent
Ants in the Pantry
Ants in the Pantry Mrs. Beulah Burlap


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 1937 New News (Short)
Mrs. Van Gage
 1936 Love in September (Short)
Mrs. Thompson
 1936 Ants in the Pantry (Short)
Mrs. Beulah Burlap
 1935 Hollywood Extra Girl (Documentary short)
 1916 A Race for Life (Short)
 1914 Taken by Storm (Short)
Betty - the Willful Wife
 1914 David Garrick (Short)
Ada Ingot
 1914 Happy-Go-Lucky (Short)
 1914 The Violin of M'sieur (Short)
Yvonne - Gerome's Daughter
 1914 The Awakening of Barbara Dare (Short)
Dorothy Clayton
 1914 The Silver Snuff Box (Short)
Amy - Julian's Granddaughter
 1914 Her Husband (Short)
Dora Allen - Mrs. Tom Harcourt
 1914 Some Steamer Scooping (Short)
Clara Lane - a Journalist
 1914 Goodness Gracious (Short)
 1914 The Perplexed Bridegroom (Short)
Lucy Demly - the Bride
 1913 Up in a Balloon (Short)
Betty Simpson
 1913 Love's Sunset (Short)
Nita Travers
 1913 Beauty Unadorned (Short)
Helen Preston
 1913 A Lesson in Jealousy (Short)
Mabel - the Wife
 1913 Betty in the Lions' Den (Short)
 1913 Fellow Voyagers (Short)
Mrs. Gray - a Widow
 1913 Jerry's Mother-in-Law (Short)
Jerry's Wife
 1913 On Their Wedding Eve (Short)
Edna Morvell
 1913 The Pirates (Short)
Helen Merwin
 1913/II The Test (Short)
Eleanor Anstruther
 1913 Extremities (Short)
Gladys Robinson
 1913 John Tobin's Sweetheart (Short)
Cameo Appearance
 1913 The Hindoo Charm (Short)
Phyllis - the Step-Mother
 1913 Cupid Versus Women's Rights (Short)
Madge Trenton
 1913 The Lonely Princess (Short)
The Princess, Prince Raffaello's Daughter
 1913 A Maid of Mandalay (Short)
Ma May
 1913 A Faithful Servant (Short)
Nina, Count Gullio's Sweetheart
 1913 The Taming of Betty (Short)
 1913 The Spirit of the Orient (Short)
 1913 Jack's Chrysanthemum (Short)
Kichimatsu, a Japanese Maiden
 1913 Delayed Proposals (Short)
Marion Van Sicklen
 1913 The White Slave; or, The Octoroon (Short)
Zoe - the Octoroon
 1913 The Wrath of Osaka (Short)
 1913 The Mystery of the Stolen Jewels (Short)
First Thief
 1913 Mr. Mintern's Misadventures (Short)
Muriel Leach
 1913 The Mystery of the Stolen Child (Short)
The Nurse
 1913 Getting Up a Practice (Short)
Emily Irving, Dr. Lyons' Sweetheart
 1913 The Way Out (Short)
Emma Bindley - a Spinster
 1913 Put Yourself in Their Place (Short)
Mr. Kent's Daughter
 1913 The Old Guard (Short)
 1913 Beau Brummel (Short)
Helen Ballarat
 1913 Stenographer Troubles (Short)
A Typist
 1913 When Mary Grew Up (Short)
 1913 The Volunteer Strike Breakers (Short)
Harris's Fiancée
 1913 What a Change of Clothes Did (Short)
John Mason's Fiancée
 1913/II The Interrupted Honeymoon (Short)
Mrs. Adele Young - the Wife
 1913 Love Hath Wrought a Miracle (Short)
Rose Graham
 1912 The Eavesdropper (Short)
 1912 In the Flat Above (Short)
Priscilla Putnam - a Music Teacher
 1912 Lessons in Courtship (Short)
 1912 Poet and Peasant (Short)
Toinette Savard, the Daughter
 1912 A Mistake in Spelling (Short)
Mabel Moore, Fred's Fiancée
 1912 Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgers (Short)
Mrs. Edson
 1912/I The Irony of Fate (Short)
 1912 A Vitagraph Romance (Short)
Caroline - the Senator's Daughter
 1912 Popular Betty (Short)
Betty Wilson
 1912 Wanted, a Sister (Short)
Evelyn Marshall
 1912 Rock of Ages (Short)
 1912/I A Lively Affair (Short)
Dorothy - the Maid
 1912 The Money Kings (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1912 The Troublesome Step-Daughters (Short)
An Assistant in the Toy Shop
 1912 When Roses Wither (Short)
Howard's Wife
 1912 Lulu's Doctor (Short)
Aunt Madge Marion
 1912 Mockery (Short)
Princess Dolorosa
 1912 The Picture Idol (Short)
Beth Ward, A Passionate Fan of Howard Hanson's
 1912 Professor Optimo (Short)
 1912 Dr. LaFleur's Theory (Short)
The Criminal's Moll
 1912 The Old Kent Road (Short)
Sue Simmonds, Their Daughter
 1912 The Pipe (Short)
Dingley's Wife
 1912 The Jocular Winds of Fate (Short)
Alice De Voe
 1912 The Haunted Rocker (Short)
Madge Boggs - the Daughter
 1912 Cardinal Wolsey (Short)
Anne Boleyn
 1911 Lady Godiva (Short)
 1910 The Last of the Saxons (Short)
 1910 Ransomed; or, A Prisoner of War (Short)
Captain Jack's Wife
 1910 The Sepoy's Wife (Short)
The Sepoy's Wife
 1910/I Uncle Tom's Cabin (Short)
 1909 A Midsummer Night's Dream (Short)
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Show Show Producer: Movie (6 credits)
Show Show Producer: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Movie (4 credits)
Show Show Self: Short (5 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Clara K. Young


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on why she never dyed her by-then-graying hair] Why should I try to fool the public? They have stood by me all these years.


Young was born into a theatrical family, and her father claimed descent from Sara Siddons (nee Kemble). See more »

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