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Gertrude Claire (1852–1928)

Claire made her stage debut at 16 and later played on the stage in New York with John Drew, Edwin Booth and Richard Mansfield. At one time, she managed her own stock company in Boston. See full bio »

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Oliver Twist Mrs. Maylie
Jinx Aunt Tina Carbery


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 1928 Red Hair
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1927 We're All Gamblers
Mrs. McCarver
 1927 Married Alive
Lady Rockett
 1926 Out of the West
'Grannie' Hanley
 1926 The Little Irish Girl
 1925 Tumbleweeds
Old Woman
 1925 The Wedding Song
 1925 The Storm Breaker
Elspeth Strong
 1925 His Majesty, Bunker Bean
Grandma Breede
 1925 Her Sister from Paris
Anna - the Housekeeper
 1925 Romance Road
Ma O'Brien
 1925 The Goose Hangs High
 1924 Wine of Youth
Granny Mary
 1924 Ladies to Board
Mrs. Carmichaael
 1924 Daughters of Today
Ma Vandegrift
 1924 The Heart Bandit
Mrs. Rand
 1923 Itching Palms
Grandma Gano
 1923 Double Dealing
Mother Slowbell
 1922 Environment
Grandma MacLaren
 1922 Ridin' Wild
Mrs. Henderson
 1922 The Super Sex
Grandma Brewster
 1922/I Oliver Twist
Mrs. Maylie
 1922 The Crusader
Mrs. Brent
 1922 Human Hearts
Ma Logan
 1922 Forget Me Not
 1921 Hail the Woman
 1921 The Invisible Power
Mrs. Miller
 1921 The Sin of Martha Queed
 1921/I The Fox
Mrs. Farwell
 1921 Greater Than Love
'Mother' Brown
 1921 Society Secrets
Mrs. Kerran
 1921 Beyond the Trail (Short)
Clem and Bud's Mother
 1920 Her Beloved Villain
Susanne's Aunt
 1920 The Forbidden Thing
Mrs. Blake
 1920 The Money Changers
Mrs. Mullen
 1920 Madame Peacock
Character Lady
 1920 The Cradle of Courage
Mother Kelly
 1920 Paris Green
Sarah Green
 1920 Dollar for Dollar
Mrs. Mordant
 1920 Into the Light
The Boy's Mother
 1919 Jinx
Aunt Tina Carbery
 1919 Brothers Divided
Harriet King
 1919 Stepping Out
Robert's Mother
 1919 Widow by Proxy
Angelica Pennington
 1919 A Petal on the Current
Stella's Mother
 1919 The Crimson Gardenia
Mere Felice
 1919 Little Comrade
Mrs. Hubbard
 1919 Blind Man's Eyes
Mrs. Overton
 1919 Romance and Arabella
Aunt Effie
 1919 Hard Boiled
Aunt Tiny Colvin
 1918 When Do We Eat?
Undetermined Role
 1918 A Nine O'Clock Town
Mrs. Clary
 1918 The Keys of the Righteous
Sarah Ann Watts
 1918 'Blue Blazes' Rawden
Mother Hilgard
 1917 His Mother's Boy
Mrs. Denton
 1917 The Silent Man
Mrs. Hardy
 1917 Wooden Shoes
The Mevrouw
 1917 Golden Rule Kate
Mrs. MacGregor (uncredited)
 1917 The Mother Instinct
Mother Coutierre
 1917 Madcap Madge
Letitia Jane Adams
 1917 Happiness
Miss Pratt
 1917 The Crab
Mrs. Borrum
 1916 The Female of the Species
Mrs. Dorn
 1916 The Criminal
Mother Marie
 1916 The Jungle Child
 1916 The Wolf Woman
Mrs. Walden
 1916 Lieutenant Danny, U.S.A.
Marie Ventura
 1916 Honor Thy Name
Mrs. Carey
 1916 The Payment
Mrs. Page
 1916 The Market of Vain Desire
Mrs. Bladglley
 1916 The Aryan
Mrs. Denton
 1916 Peggy
Mrs. Cameron
 1915/I The Coward
Mrs. Elizabeth Winslow
 1915 The Living Wage (Short)
Mrs. Flannery
 1915 The Heart of Jabez Flint (Short)
Mrs. Dowling
 1915 The Play of the Season (Short)
Mrs. Owens
 1915 The Tide of Fortune (Short)
 1915 The Ruse (Short)
Holds May captive
 1915 Hearts and Swords (Short)
Donna Gonzales - Rosa's Mother
 1915/I The Reward (Short)
The Nurse
 1915 The Tavern Keeper's Son (Short)
Señora Capella - Juan's Mother
 1915 The Valley of Hate (Short)
Ma Hutton
 1915 The Fakir (Short)
Mrs. Waldron
 1915/II His Brother's Keeper (Short)
Malinda Stokes
 1915 Tricked (Short)
Mother Hart
 1915 In the Switch Tower (Short)
Mrs. Hall
 1915 The Wells of Paradise (Short)
Widow Dolan
 1915 The Sheriff's Streak of Yellow (Short)
Mom Todd
 1915 Through the Murk (Short)
Mother Hudson
 1915 Mother Hulda (Short)
Widow Boden
 1914 A Political Feud (Short)
Mrs. Walton
 1914 The City of Darkness (Short)
Mrs. Warner - the Governor's Mother
 1914 The Master of the House (Short)
 1914 In the Clutches of the Gangsters (Short)
Mrs. Mason
 1914 In Old Italy (Short)
Beatrice Nuccoli's Mother
 1914 The Desperado (Short)
'Mom' Lewis
 1914 Jimmy (Short)
Jimmy's Mother
 1914 The Whiskey Runners (Short)
Mrs. Bill Jenks
 1914 The Right to Die (Short)
Mrs. David Walters
 1914 The Silver Bell (Short)
Donna Isabella
 1914 When America Was Young (Short)
Mrs. Dan Martin
 1914 The City (Short)
 1914 His Hour of Manhood (Short)
Mrs. Dawson
 1914 A Frontier Mother (Short)
Mrs. Jim Hull
 1914 The Latent Spark (Short)
Mrs. Loomis
 1914 The Wharf Rats (Short)
Mrs. Jim Reed
 1914/II The Substitute (Short)
Mrs. Taylor
 1914/I The Silent Messenger (Short)
Pietro's Mother
 1914/II The Trap (Short)
Mary's Mother
 1914 The Bells of Austi (Short)
 1914 The Adventures of Shorty (Short)
Mrs. Cooley
 1914 A Barrier Royal (Short)
The Widow Prue
 1914 Mario (Short)
Mario's Mother (as Miss Claire)
 1914 A New England Idyl (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913/I The Boomerang (Short)
Aunt Betty
 1913 A Dixie Mother (Short)
Mrs. Morton
 1913 The Battle of Gettysburg
Secondary Role (unconfirmed)
 1913/II The Boomerang (Short)
 1912 The Dead Pay (Short)
Lt. Kane's Mother
 1912 In the Long Run (Short)
Jim's Mother
 1912 A Fight for Friendship (Short)
Mrs. John Rand
 1912 Sharps and Chaps (Short)
 1912 Betty's Bandit (Short)
Mrs. Allen
 1912 On the Border Line (Short)
Millie's Companion
 1912 Maud Muller (Short)
The Judge's Mother
 1912 The Story of a Wallet (Short)
Tom's Mother
 1912 The Fortunes of War (Short)
Mrs. Hartford - the Mother (unconfirmed)
 1912 The Trifler (Short)
Mrs. Hardy
 1911 A True Westerner (Short)
Mrs. Bonner - Bob & Jack's Mother
 1911 Let Us Smooth the Way (Short)
Martha Waldon - the Wife
 1910 Ramona (Short)
Woman in West
 1910 The Way of the World (Short)
 1910/I The Two Brothers (Short)

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