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Marie Prevost (1898–1937)

Popular star in Hollywood for two decades through 1936, Marie Prevost began as a Mack Sennett "Bathing Beauty" in 1917, later starring in dozens of light comedies. But not long into the sound era, she encountered problems with her burgeoning weight, to the jeopardy of her career. Her self-remedy resulted ultimately in her starving to death. (See ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Racket Helen Hayes
The Sideshow Queenie Parker
Yankee Doodle in Berlin A Daughter of Belgium
Man Bait Madge Dreyer


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 1936 Ten Laps to Go
Elsie - Cafe Waitress
 1936 Cain and Mabel
Sherman's Receptionist (uncredited)
 1936 Bengal Tiger
Chubby Saloon Girl (uncredited)
 1936 13 Hours by Air
Waitress in Omaha
 1936 Tango
Betty Barlow, Treasure's Roomate
 1935 Keystone Hotel (Short)
Mrs. Clarabelle Sterling
 1933 Only Yesterday
Amy (uncredited)
 1933 Pick Me Up (Short)
 1933 The Eleventh Commandment
Tessie Florin
 1933 Parole Girl
Jeanie Vance
 1933 Rock-a-Bye Cowboy (Short)
 1932 Hesitating Love (Short)
 1932 Slightly Married
Nellie Gordon
 1932 Carnival Boat
 1932 Three Wise Girls
 1931 Hell Divers
 1931 Reckless Living
 1931 The Runaround
 1931 Sporting Blood
Angela 'Angie' Ludeking
 1931 The Good Bad Girl
Trixie Barnes
 1931 It's a Wise Child
Annie Ostrom
 1931 Gentleman's Fate
 1930 Paid
Agnes Lynch
 1930 War Nurse
 1930 Sweethearts on Parade
 1930 Ladies of Leisure
Dot Lamar
 1930 Party Girl
Diana Hoster
 1929 Divorce Made Easy
Mabel Deering
 1929 The Flying Fool
Pat Riley
 1929 Call of the Rockies
Arleta Vance
 1928 The Rush Hour
Margie Dolan
 1928 The Sideshow
Queenie Parker
 1928 The Godless Girl
Mame - The Other Girl
 1928 The Racket
Helen Hayes
 1928 A Blonde for a Night
Marcia Webster
 1928 On to Reno
 1927 The Girl in the Pullman
Irene Burton
 1927 Night Bride
Cynthia Stockton
 1927 Getting Gertie's Garter
Gertie Darling
 1927 Man Bait
Madge Dreyer
 1926 For Wives Only
Laura Rittenhaus
 1926 Almost a Lady
Marcia Blake
 1926 Up in Mabel's Room
Mabel Ainsworth
 1926 Nana
Gaga (uncredited)
 1926 Other Women's Husbands
Kay Lambert
 1926 The Caveman
Myra Gaylord
 1926 His Jazz Bride
Gloria Gregory
 1925 Seven Sinners
Molly Brian
 1925 Bobbed Hair
Connemara Moore
 1925 Kiss Me Again
LouLou Fleury
 1925 Recompense
Julie Gamelyn
 1924 The Dark Swan
Eve Quinn
 1924 The Lover of Camille
Marie Duplessis
 1924 Three Women
 1924 Tarnish
Nettie Dark
 1924 Cornered
Mary Brennan / Margaret Waring
 1924 Being Respectable
Valerie Winship (as Mary Prevost)
 1924 Daughters of Pleasure
Marjory Hadley
 1924 How to Educate a Wife
Mabel Todd
 1924 The Hollywood Kid (Short)
Marie Prevost
 1924 The Marriage Circle
Mizzi Stock
 1923 The Wanters
Myra Hastings
 1923 Red Lights
Ruth Carson
 1923 Brass
Marjorie Jones
 1922 Heroes of the Street
Betty Benton
 1922 The Beautiful and Damned
 1922 The Married Flapper
Pamela Billings
 1922 Her Night of Nights
Molly May Mahone
 1922 Kissed
Constance Keener
 1922 The Crossroads of New York
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1922 The Dangerous Little Demon
Teddy Harmon
 1922 Don't Get Personal
Patricia Parker
 1921 A Parisian Scandal
 1921 Nobody's Fool
Polly Gordon
 1921 Moonlight Follies
Nan Rutledge
 1921 Call a Cop (Short)
The Banker's Daughter
 1921 She Sighed by the Seaside (Short)
The Beach Girl
 1921 Wedding Bells Out of Tune (Short)
 1921 A Small Town Idol
Marcelle Mansfield
 1921 On a Summer Day (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1921 Dabbling in Art (Short)
The Artist's Wife
 1920 A Kitchen Cinderella (Short)
A Kitchen Cinderella
 1920 Love, Honor and Behave!
Newlywed Bride
 1920 Movie Fans (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1920 His Youthful Fancy (Short)
The Widow's Daughter
 1920 You Wouldn't Believe It (Short)
The Girl
 1920 Fresh from the City (Short)
The Country Girl
 1920/I Down on the Farm
The Faithful Wife
 1919 The Speakeasy (Short)
The Proprietor's Daughter
 1919 Salome vs. Shenandoah (Short)
Ingenue Actress
 1919 Up in Alf's Place (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1919 Uncle Tom Without a Cabin (Short)
Eliza / Leading Lady
 1919 The Dentist (Short)
The Real Estate Man's Secretary
 1919 Love's False Faces (Short)
The Landlady
 1919 When Love Is Blind (Short)
The Brunette
 1919 Why Beaches Are Popular (Short)
Bathing Girl
 1919 Reilly's Wash Day (Short)
A Flirtatious Wife
 1919 Yankee Doodle in Berlin
A Daughter of Belgium
 1919 East Lynne with Variations (Short)
The Heroine
 1919 Never Too Old (Short)
The Manicurist
 1918 The Village Chestnut (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1918 Hide and Seek, Detectives (Short)
The Ex-Secretary
 1918 Whose Little Wife Are You? (Short)
Bathing Girl (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1918 Sleuths (Short)
The Stenographer
 1918 She Loved Him Plenty (Short)
Alf's Sweetheart
 1918 Her Screen Idol (Short)
 1918 His Smothered Love (Short)
The Object of Their Affection
 1918/II Friend Husband (Short)
 1918 Those Athletic Girls (Short)
Boading School Girl (uncredited)
 1918 His Hidden Purpose (Short)
The Girl in the Case
 1917 Two Crooks (Short)
The Girl
 1917 Secrets of a Beauty Parlor (Short)
Lady Platt's Niece
 1917 Her Nature Dance (Short)
The Cashier
 1916 A Scoundrel's Toll (Short)
Trolley Passenger (uncredited)
 1916 Sunshine (Short)
 1916 Unto Those Who Sin
 1916 Better Late Than Never (Short)
The Maid
 1915 His Father's Footsteps (Short) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Mary Prevost | Marie Provost


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