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Eleanor Boardman (1898–1991)


Philadelphia-born Eleanor Boardman had always wanted to be an actress, and as soon as she graduated high school she headed for New York to conquer Broadway. When Broadway proved not quite ready to be conquered yet, she took whatever jobs she could find, including one as an artist's model. In that capacity she heard that the Selwyn Organization, a ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Crowd Mary
(1928)
Bardelys the Magnificent Roxalanne de Lavedan
(1926)
The Circle Elizabeth Cheney
(1925)
Souls for Sale Remember 'Mem' Steddon
(1923)

Filmography

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 1935 The Three Cornered Hat
The Miller's Wife
 1931 The Squaw Man
Lady Diana Kerhill
 1931 Women Love Once
Helen Fields
 1931 The Flood
Joan Marshall
 1931 The Great Meadow
Diony Hall
 1930 Redemption
Lisa Protasoff
 1930 Mamba
Helen von Linden
 1929 She Goes to War
Joan Morant
 1928 Diamond Handcuffs
Tillie
 1928 The Crowd
Mary
 1926 Tell It to the Marines
Norma Dale
 1926 Bardelys the Magnificent
Roxalanne de Lavedan
 1926 Memory Lane
Mary
 1926 The Auction Block
Lorelei Knight
 1925 The Only Thing
Thyra - Princess of Svendborg
 1925 Exchange of Wives
Margaret Rathburn
 1925 The Circle
Elizabeth Cheney
 1925 Proud Flesh
Fernanda
 1925 The Way of a Girl
Rosamond
 1924 The Wife of the Centaur
Joan Converse
 1924 So This Is Marriage?
Beth Marsh
 1924 The Silent Accuser
Barbara Jane
 1924 The Turmoil
Mary Vertrees
 1924 Sinners in Silk
Penelope Stevens
 1924 Wine of Youth
Mary Hollister
 1924 True As Steel
Ethel Parry
 1923 The Day of Faith
Jane Maynard
 1923 Three Wise Fools
Rena Fairchild / Sydney Fairfield
 1923 Souls for Sale
Remember 'Mem' Steddon
 1923 Vanity Fair
Amelia Sedley
 1923 Gimme
Clothilde Kingsley
 1922 The Strangers' Banquet
Jean McPherson
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (in the chorus line) of "Rock-a-Bye-Baby" on Broadway, early 1920s. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 16 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

They [MGM] always gave me such goody-goody parts on the screen, and I do so want to play character.

Trivia:

She was the model for L. Frank Baum's character Betsy Bobbin in "Tik-Tok of Oz", as depicted by John R. Neill. See more »

Nickname:

The Eastman Kodak Girl

Star Sign:

Leo

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