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Octavia Handworth (1887–1978)

Octavia Handworth was born Octavia Boas in New York City on Christmas Eve of 1887. She began her acting career on stage on the East Coast. Her first film was The Path Forbidden (1914), but her screen career never really got off the ground. With so many movies being churned out during the infant years of the industry, it was hard for performers to ... See full bio »

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Known For

Too Much Bull
Too Much Bull Elsie Pancaque
When Fate Leads Trump
When Fate Leads Trump Marian Williams
The Path Forbidden
The Path Forbidden Violet Dare Brill / Lucy Brill / Pearl Brill
The Great Ruby
The Great Ruby Countess Mirtza Charkoff


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 1921/II Love's Redemption
Mrs. Worth
 1921 Footlights
 1916 Race Suicide
 1916 The Lost Paradise (Short)
Tom's Sister
 1916 Expiation (Short)
Mrs. Hammond / Mary Challoner
 1916 A Trial of Souls (Short)
 1916 The Weaker Strain (Short)
 1916 Persistency (Short)
Dorothy McLean
 1916/I Sowing the Wind (Short)
The Scheming Housekeeper
 1916 Puppets of Fate (Short)
Sylvia - the Wealthy Widow
 1916 The Greater Wrong (Short)
Helen Maitland - Mrs. James Cannon
 1916 The City of Failing Light
John's Wife
 1915 Sweeter Than Revenge (Short)
Bess Bowen
 1915 The Inevitable Penalty (Short)
 1915 The Son (Short)
Mrs. Fenner - the Adventuress
 1915 The Great Ruby
Countess Mirtza Charkoff
 1915 The Beast (Short)
Laura - Tremway's Wife
 1915 The Darkness Before Dawn (Short)
Rose - a Young Widow
 1915 Too Much Bull (Short)
Elsie Pancaque
 1915 In the Shadow
 1914 When Fate Leads Trump
Marian Williams
 1914 The Path Forbidden
Violet Dare Brill / Lucy Brill / Pearl Brill
 1914 The Toll of Mammon
Mrs. Wright
 1913 Unmasked (Short)
 1913 A Yellow Streak (Short)
The Wife
 1913/II The Smuggler (Short)
The Gypsy Girl
 1913 The President's Pardon (Short)
 1913 Across the Chasm (Short)
Mrs. Dan Crockett
 1913/I The Climax (Short)
Jane Summers
 1913/III The Haunted House (Short)
 1913 The Mad Sculptor (Short)
The Scuptor's Wife
 1913 The Miner's Destiny (Short)
Mrs. Wilkins - the Mother
 1913 The Secret Formula (Short)
Smythe's Daughter - Paul's Sweetheart
 1913 A Woman Scorned (Short)
The Woman Scorned
 1913 A Wrecked Life (Short)
 1913 The Count's Will (Short)
Lillian Calvin
 1913 The Eye of a God (Short)
Eleanor Brockway
 1913 The Moonshiner's Last Stand (Short)
The Moonshiner's Daughter
 1913 The Infernal Pig (Short)
Pietro's Wife
 1912 A Simple Maid (Short)
Olga Fulton
 1912 The Receiving Teller (Short)
Mrs. Basil Brady
 1912 The Compact (Short)
Mrs. John Blair
 1912 His Second Love (Short)
Violet - the Indian Girl
 1912 A Brave Little Indian (Short)
The Settler's Wife
 1912 On the Brink of the Chasm (Short)
3rd Settler (unconfirmed)
 1912 Where Jealousy Leads (Short)
The Grocer's Wife
 1912 A Nation's Peril (Short)
 1912/I The Lure of the Footlights (Short)
The Wife
 1912 For His Mother's Sake (Short)
 1911 Her Little Slipper (Short)
 1911 The Lost Necklace (Short)
The Laundress
 1911 A Daughter of the South (Short)
 1911 Through the Window (Short)
 1911 The Stepsisters (Short)
Mrs. Martin - the Heartless Wife and Stepmother
 1911 There's a Woman in Town (Short)
 1910 The Maid of Niagara (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1910 A Gambler's End (Short)
Herbert's Wife
 1910 The Motor Fiend (Short)
 1910 The Cowboy's Sweetheart and the Bandit (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1910 The Girl from Arizona (Short)
The Girl from Arizona
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