Charlie's Wife / Liberty
Daughter of the Shipowner (uncredited)
Daughter of the House (uncredited)
By the Sea
Wife of Man in Top Hat (uncredited)
Farmer's Daughter (uncredited)
A Night Out
Headwaiter's Wife (uncredited)
1 Portrayal |
12 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 2" (1.57 m)
John P. Squire
Did You Know?
Mr. Chaplin [Charles Chaplin
] asked me if I would like to act in pictures with him. I laughed at the idea, but agreed to try it. I guess he took me because I had nothing to unlearn and he could teach me in his own way. I want to tell you that I suffered untold agonies. Eyes seemed to be everywhere. I was simply frightened to death. But he had unlimited patience in directing me and teaching me.
Her relationship with Charles Chaplin
became, at one point, romantic as well as professional (1915-1917). However, it was abruptly over after he was forced into a shotgun wedding with teenager Mildred Harris
. Nevertheless, Purviance continued to be his leading lady. Her sweet, girlish counterbalance to his rambunctious antics had become a marketable commodity. It was speculated that if they had ...