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Gladys Brockwell (1894–1929)

The daughter of actress Billie Brockwell, Brockwell first appeared on the stage at the age of three. She made her screen debut in Philadelphia for the Lubin Company in 1913, later working with D.W. Griffith. Joining Fox Studios, Brockwell was one of the busiest actresses in town and easily made the transition to sound films. Married to director ... See full bio »

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Known For

Lights of New York Molly Thompson
Oliver Twist Nancy
The Hottentot Mrs. Chadwick
7th Heaven Nana


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 1929 The Drake Case
Lulu Marks
 1929 The Argyle Case
Mrs. Martin
 1929 The Hottentot
Mrs. Chadwick
 1929 From Headquarters
Mary Dyer
 1929 Hardboiled Rose
Julie Malo
 1928 The Home Towners
Lottie Bancroft
 1928 The Woman Disputed
 1928 Hollywood Bound (Short)
Hollywood Leading Lady
 1928 Lights of New York
Molly Thompson
 1928 My Home Town
Mae Andrews
 1928 A Girl in Every Port
Madame Flore (uncredited)
 1928 The Law and the Man
Margaret Grayson
 1927 Man, Woman and Sin
Mrs. Whitcomb
 1927 The Country Doctor
Myra Jones
 1927 The Elegy (Short)
Misguided Woman
 1927 The Satin Woman
 1927 7th Heaven
 1927 Long Pants
Harry's Mother
 1926 Twinkletoes
Cissie Lightfoot
 1926 Spangles
Mademoiselle Dazie
 1926 Her Sacrifice
Mary Cullen
 1926 The Last Frontier
Cynthia Jaggers
 1926 The Carnival Girl
Her Mother
 1926 The Skyrocket
Rose Kimm (prologue)
 1925 The Ancient Mariner
Life In Death
 1925 Stella Maris
Louisa Risca
 1925 The Splendid Road
Satan's Sister
 1925 The Necessary Evil
Frances Jerome
 1925 Chickie
 1925 The Reckless Sex
Mrs. Garcia
 1924 So Big
Maartje Poole
 1924 The Foolish Virgin
Nance Owens
 1924 Unmarried Wives
Mrs. Gregory
 1923 The Darling of New York
Ligh Fingered Kitty
 1923/I The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Sister Gudule
 1923 His Last Race
 1923 Penrod and Sam
Mrs. Schofield
 1923 The Drug Traffic
Edna Moore
 1922 Double Stakes
 1922/I Oliver Twist
 1922 Paid Back
Carol Gordon
 1921 The Sage Hen
The Sage Hen
 1920 Rose of Nome
Rose Donnay
 1920 A Sister to Salome
Elinore Duane
 1920 White Lies
 1920 The Mother of His Children
Princess Yve
 1920 The Devil's Riddle
Esther Anderson
 1920 Flames of the Flesh
 1919 Thieves
Mazie Starrett
 1919 The Broken Commandments
Nella Banard
 1919 Chasing Rainbows
 1919 The Sneak
 1919 The Divorce Trap
Eleanor Burton
 1919 Pitfalls of a Big City
Molly Moore
 1919 The Forbidden Room
Ruth Lester
 1919 The Call of the Soul
Barbara Deming
 1918 The Strange Woman
Inez de Pierrefond
 1918 Kultur
Countess Griselda von Arenburg
 1918 The Bird of Prey
Adele Durant
 1918 The Scarlet Road
Mabel Halloway
 1918 Her One Mistake
Harriet Gordon / Peggy Malone
 1918 The Devil's Wheel
Blanche De Montfort
 1918 The Moral Law
Isobel de Costa / Anita de Costa
 1917 For Liberty
Marcia Glendon
 1917 A Branded Soul
Conchita Cordova
 1917 Conscience
Serama / Ruth Somers
 1917 The Soul of Satan
Miriam Lee
 1917 To Honor and Obey
Lorrie Hollis
 1917 The Price of Her Soul
Ailene Graham
 1917 Her Temptation
Shirley Moreland
 1917 The Honor System
Trixie Bennnett
 1917 One Touch of Sin
Mary Livingston
 1916 Sins of Her Parent
Adrian Gardiner / Valerie Marchmont
 1916 Fires of Conscience
Margery Burke
 1916 The End of the Trail
Adrienne Cabot
 1916 The Woman Who Followed Me (Short)
The Woman in Black
 1916 The Purple Maze (Short)
 1916 The Crippled Hand
The Prima Donna
 1916 The Price of Power
Jennie Belmont - John's First Wife
 1916 The She-Devil (Short)
 1915 Double Trouble
Daisy Scarlett
 1915 His Guiding Angel (Short)
Vivian Gray
 1915 Providence and the Twins (Short)
Miss Abagail Dean
 1915 A Chase by Moonlight (Short)
 1915 The Fortification Plans (Short)
 1915 The Old High Chair (Short)
The Mother
 1915 Up from the Depths
Daire Vincent
 1915 Ethel's New Dress (Short)
The Countess
 1915 On the Night Stage
Saloon Girl (uncredited)
 1915 A Man and His Mate
 1915 Settled at the Seaside (Short)
 1915 A Confidence Game (Short)
 1914 The Last of the Line (Short)
 1914 A Political Feud (Short)
Helen Kent
 1914 A Crook's Sweetheart (Short)
Molly Ames
 1914 Destiny's Night (Short)
Maude Dunwoodie
 1914 The Worth of a Life (Short)
Ruby Baker
 1914 The End of the Galley (Short)
Maude Dunbar
 1914 The Typhoon
 1914 One of the Discard (Short)
Flora - Jack's Dance Hall Sweetheart
 1914 Stacked Cards (Short)
Edna Johnson (as Miss Brockwell)
 1914 A Romance of the Sawdust Ring (Short)
Polly Wells
 1914 Shorty and the Aridville Terror (Short)
Bessie Gordon
 1914 A Relic of Old Japan (Short)
Annette Walsh
 1914 The Ambassador's Envoy (Short)
Eunice Hastings
 1914 The Geisha (Short)
 1914 The Play's the Thing (Short)
Clifton's Sister
 1914 Divorce (Short)
Mrs. Dexter (unconfirmed)
 1914 The Narcotic Spectre (Short)
 1913 His Blind Power (Short)
 1913 When Mountain and Valley Meet (Short)
 1913 The Harmless One (Short)
Gladys Wyncott
 1913 The Rattlesnake
Tony's Sister
 1913 The Evil Eye (Short)
 1913 The Counterfeiter's Fate (Short)
Mary Meadows
 1913 The Evil One (Short)
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On June 27, 1929, Brockwell and a friend, Los Angeles' advertising man Thomas Brennan, were involved in an automobile accident near Calabasas, California. She was crushed beneath the automobile driven by Brennan. The auto went over a 75-foot (23 m) embankment on the Ventura Highway near Calabasas. Seriously injured, four blood transfusions were performed in an effort to save her life, the last ... See more »

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