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Lucille La Verne (1872–1945)


A legendary stage actress and character player in early films, Lucille La Verne is one of those forgotten legends who seem to fade as the years go on. However, at her prime she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation. Lucille La Verne Mitchum was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 8, 1872. Little is known about her family. ... See full bio »

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Known For

A Tale of Two Cities The Vengeance
(1935)
The White Rose 'Auntie' Easter
(1923)
The Mighty Barnum Joice Heth
(1934)
Abraham Lincoln Mid-Wife
(1930)

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 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Queen / Witch (voice, uncredited)
 1936 Ellis Island
Voice on Radio (voice, uncredited)
 1936 The Blow Out (Short)
The Bomber (voice, uncredited)
 1935 A Tale of Two Cities
The Vengeance (as Lucille LaVerne)
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Joice Heth
 1934 Kentucky Kernels
Aunt Hannah (as Lucille LaVerne)
 1934 School for Girls
Miss Keeble
 1934 Beloved
Mrs. Briggs
 1933 The Last Trail
Mrs. Wilson
 1933 Pilgrimage
Mrs. Kelly Hatfield
 1932 Wild Horse Mesa
Ma Melberne
 1932 A Strange Adventure
Miss Sheen
 1932 Babes in the Woods (Short)
Witch (voice, uncredited)
 1932 Breach of Promise
Mrs. Flynn
 1932 Hearts of Humanity
Mrs. Sneider
 1932 While Paris Sleeps
Mme. Golden Bonnet
 1932 Alias the Doctor
Martha Brenner, Karl's foster mother (as Lucille LaVerne)
 1932 She Wanted a Millionaire
Mother Norton (uncredited)
 1932 Union Depot
Lady with Pipe (uncredited)
 1931 The Unholy Garden
Lucie Villars
 1931 24 Hours
Mrs. Dacklehorst
 1931 An American Tragedy
Mrs. Asa Griffiths
 1931 The Great Meadow
Elvira Jarvis
 1931 Little Caesar
Ma Magdalena (uncredited)
 1930 The Comeback (Short)
 1930 Du Barry, Woman of Passion
Bit Role (voice, uncredited)
 1930 Sinners' Holiday
Mrs. Delano (as Lucille LaVerne)
 1930 Abraham Lincoln
Mid-Wife
 1928 The Last Moment
Innkeeper
 1925 Sun-Up
Mother
 1924 His Darker Self
Aunt Lucy
 1924 America
Refugee Mother
 1923 Among the Missing
The Mother
 1923 Zaza
Aunt Rosa
 1923 The White Rose
'Auntie' Easter
 1921 Orphans of the Storm
Mother Frochard
 1919 The Praise Agent
Mrs. Eubanks
 1918 Tempered Steel
Old Mammy
 1918 The Life Mask
Sarah Harden
 1917 Polly of the Circus
Mandy
 1916 The Thousand-Dollar Husband
Mme. Batavia (as Lucille La Varney)
 1916 Sweet Kitty Bellairs
Lady Maria (as Lucille Lavarney)
 1915 Over Night
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Portrayed Minerva Ringler in the Broadway play "The Easterner" at the Garrick Theater, 1908. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lucille La Varney | Lucile LaVerne | Lucille LaVerne | Lucille Lavarney | Lucille Laverne
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I used to think that when I was slaving around in unknown stock companies as a child that the world was made up of blizzards, thermometers that registered a hundred in the shade, icy cold dressing rooms, lumpy iron bedsteads, fried steaks, one-night stands and salary ghosts that never walked.

Trivia:

She started her stage-career as a child. Had her own theatrical company, which she started in 1898. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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