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Merta Sterling (1883–1944)

Merta Sterling was born on June 13, 1883 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA as Merta Sterling Norrie. She was an actress, known for Fat and Furious (1917), Paid to Love (1927) and Women First (1924). She died on March 14, 1944 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Fat and Furious
Paid to Love
Women First
Women First Mandy Lee
Star Dust Trail
Star Dust Trail The Maid


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 1927 Paid to Love
 1924 Star Dust Trail
The Maid
 1924 Women First
Mandy Lee
 1924 Darwin Was Right
Liza (as Myrtle Sterling)
 1924 William Tell (Short)
William Tell's Wife
 1924 The Golf Bug (Short)
 1924 Oh! Girls! (Short)
The Principal of the School (as Myrta Sterling)
 1923 Scorching Sands (Short)
 1923 The Handy Man (Short)
The cook
 1920 Their First Tintype (Short)
 1920 A Shotgun Wedding (Short)
 1920 Profiteering Blues (Short)
 1920 Brownie, the Peacemaker (Short)
 1920 Up in Mary's Attic
Lena Gerst
 1920 My Salomy Lions (Short)
 1920 A Lion's Alliance (Short)
 1920 Good Little Brownie (Short)
 1919 The Sage-Brush League (as Myrta Sterling)
 1919 A Lucky Dog's Day (Short)
Mrs. Newlywed
 1919 The Janitor
Hefty Hilda
 1919 Romeos and Jolly Juliets (Short)
 1918 Rough on Husbands (Short)
 1918 The King of the Kitchen (Short)
 1918 A Clean Sweep (Short)
The Lady Barber
 1918 The Donkey Did It (Short)
 1918 Cannibals and Carnivals (Short)
 1917 Deep Seas and Desperate Deeds (Short)
Merta (as Myrtle Sterling)
 1917 Fat and Furious
 1917 Prairie Chicken (Short)
 1917 The Little Fat Rascal (Short)
Saucy Mert
 1917 Blackboards and Blackmail (Short)
Baby Mert
 1917 Her Daring, Caring Ways (Short)
Little Mert
 1917 Chicken Chased and Henpecked (Short)
Mrs. Henpeck
 1917 Dry Goods and Damp Deeds (Short)
The Forelady
 1917 Good Little Bad Boy (Short)
Salvation Liz
 1917 Tom's Tramping Troupe (Short)
The Boarding House Lady
 1917 Love and Blazes (Short)
Merta - the Mayor's Stenographer
 1917 Nabbing a Noble (Short)
The Sweetheart's Mother
 1917 Defective Detectives (Short)
2nd Bride
 1917 Summer Boarders (Short)
 1917 After the Balled-Up Ball (Short)
The Fat Lady
 1917 Lonesome Luke, Lawyer (Short) (as Myrtle Sterling)
 1917 Faking Fakirs (Short)
Mabel Carryflesh
 1917 A Limburger Cyclone (Short)
The Cafe Customer (as Myrta Sterling)
 1916 The Star Boarders (Short)
Mrs. Grubb - the Landlady (as Myrtle Sterling)
 1916 A Mix-Up in Art (Short)
Dolly's Aunt
 1916 A Watery Wooing (Short)
Flossie's Aunt
 1916 When Opportunity Knocked (Short)
Mrs. Sumclass
 1916 A Smoky Adventure (Short)
Sorebucks' Wife
 1916 The Bogus Ghost (Short)
Madame Ghroan (as Myrta Sterling)
 1916 Not What the Doctor Ordered (Short)
The Nurse
 1916 Counting Out the Count (Short)
 1916 Fashion and Fury (Short)
The Cook (as Myrta Sterling)
 1916 Bungling Bill, Detective (Short)
The Bad Man's Wife
 1916 From Altar to Halter (Short)
Bud's Wife in Nightmare (as Myrta Sterling)
 1916 Search Me! (Short)
The Judge's Wife
 1916 A Molar Mix-Up (Short)
Mrs. Nogg (as Myrta Sterling)
 1915 The Bandits of Macaroni Mountain (Short)
Mrs. Doughbags (as Myrta Sterling)
 1915/II Almost a King (Short)
The Queen (as Myrta Sterling)
 1915 Adam's Ancestors (Short)
Mrs. Jim Quince (as Myrta Sterling)
 1915 Nearly a Bride (Short)
Mrs. High Jinks - Citronella's Mother (as Myrta Sterling)
 1915 The Spook Raisers (Short)
Madame De Shivers - a Spiritualist (as Myrtle Sterling)
 1915 Rival Waiters (Short)
Mrs. Junker (as Myrtle Sterling)
 1915 Raskey's Road Show (Short)
Madame Duffy - the Lion Tamer (as Myrtle Sterling)
 1915 The Actress and the Cheese Hound (Short)
Mrs. Fossil (as Myrtle Sterling)
 1915 Willie Whipple's Dream (Short)
Mrs. Willie Whipple (as Myrtle Sterling)
 1914 The Fascinating Eye (Short)

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Alternate Names:

Myrta Sterling | Myrtle Sterling


5' 1" (1.55 m)

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Silent screen comedienne, former burlesque artist, with the Kalem Company from 1915.

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