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Rose Tapley (1881–1956)

Rose Tapley was born on June 30, 1881 in Salem, Massachusetts. She was primarily a stage actress when, in 1912, she was picked to play Queen Victoria in The Victoria Cross (1912). She was 31, an age that some producers would have bypassed an actress, but she was a seasoned performer so she made it rather easily. Rose was kept busy with forty more ... See full bio »

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The Beautiful Mrs. Reynolds Martha Washington
As You Like It Phoebe, a Shepherdess
The Higher Mercy Mrs. Abraham Lincoln


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 1938 Sex Madness
Mrs. Hamilton
 1931 Resurrection
Princess Sophya
 1929 His First Command
Mrs. Pike
 1929 Paris Bound
 1929 The Charlatan
Mrs. Deering
 1927 Out of the Past
Mrs. Prentiss
 1927 God's Great Wilderness
Susan Goodheart
 1927 It
Second Welfare Worker (uncredited)
 1926 Morganson's Finish
Doctor's Wife
 1926 The Prince of Pilsen
Lady in Waiting
 1925 The Pony Express
 1925 The Scarlet Honeymoon
Mamie Thorpe
 1925 The Redeeming Sin
 1924 The Man Who Fights Alone
Aunt Louise
 1923 Java Head
Rhoda Ammidon
 1922 Her Majesty
Aunt Worthington
 1919 Shadows of the Past
Mrs. Brandon
 1918 The Beautiful Mrs. Reynolds
Martha Washington
 1916 Rose of the South
Marian's Mother
 1916 The Chattel
Mrs. Delavan (as Rose E. Tapley)
 1916 Hesper of the Mountains
Nora - Kelly's Wife (as Rose E. Tapley)
 1916 Mr. Jack Hires a Stenographer (Short)
Mrs. Jack Magee (as Rose E. Tapley)
 1916 Mr. Jack, Doctor by Proxy (Short)
The Widow
 1916 Mr. Jack Goes Into Business (Short)
Mrs. Jack Magee
 1916 Mr. Jack's Artistic Sense (Short)
Mrs. Jack Magee
 1916 Susie, the Sleuth (Short)
Mrs. Stockton
 1916 Mr. Jack's Hat and the Cat (Short)
Mrs. Jack Magee
 1916 Husks (Short)
Vivian Courtlandt
 1916 Britton of the Seventh
Madge Eversly (as Rose E. Tapley)
 1916 The Secret Seven (Short)
Rita Bellona
 1915 Who Killed Joe Merrion?
Sir Phillip's Wife
 1915 The Flower of the Hills (Short)
Cousin Marie
 1915 Sam's Sweetheart (Short)
Mrs. Ravell-Farnsworth
 1915 The Conquest of Constantia (Short)
Mrs. Melleville
 1915 Heredity (Short)
Mrs. Burleson
 1915 The Unforgiven (Short)
 1915 Mrs. Jarr and the Society Circus (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Hearts Ablaze (Short)
 1915 Mr. Jarr and the Visiting Firemen (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mr. Jarr and Circumstantial Evidence (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mr. Jarr's Big Vacation (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mr. Jarr and Gertrude's Beaux (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mr. Jarr and the Captive Maiden (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mr. Jarr and Love's Young Dream (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Philanthropic Tommy (Short)
 1915 Mr. Jarr and the Ladies' Cup (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mrs. Jarr and the Beauty Treatment (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mrs. Jarr's Auction Bridge (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mr. Jarr Visits His Home Town (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mr. Jarr and the Dachshund (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 The Jarrs Visit Arcadia (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mr. Jarr's Magnetic Friend (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mr. Jarr Takes a Night Off (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Mr. Jarr and the Lady Reformer (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 Lifting the Ban of Coventry (Short)
Mrs. Worth Stuyvesant
 1915 Mr. Jarr Brings Home a Turkey (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 The Jarr Family Discovers Harlem (Short)
Mrs. Jarr
 1915 The Lady of the Lighthouse (Short)
Miss Hope - Director of a School for the Blind
 1915 Breaking In (Short)
 1915 Hearts and the Highway
Dame McLeod
 1914 Nocturne in E-Flat (Short)
 1914 The Knight Before Christmas (Short)
Aunt Kate
 1914 Underneath the Paint (Short)
Mlle. Chowski
 1914 Sunshine and Shadows (Short)
 1914 In the Land of Arcadia (Short)
Marion Warner
 1914/II The Butterfly (Short)
 1914 The Reward of Thrift (Short)
Nell Carney
 1914 The Man Who Knew (Short)
 1914 The Barrel Organ (Short)
Maria - the Italian Woman
 1914 The House on the Hill (Short)
Mary Dean
 1914 Buddy's Downfall (Short)
Mrs. Watson
 1914 Fogg's Millions (Short)
 1914 My Official Wife
Laura (as Rose E. Tapley)
 1914 Happy-Go-Lucky (Short)
 1914 Mr. Bingle's Melodrama (Short)
Gladys Gwynne, a Prima Donna
 1914 Shadows of the Past (Short)
Mrs. Brandon
 1914 Eve's Daughter (Short)
 1914 Buddy's First Call (Short)
Mrs. Watson
 1914 Miser Murray's Wedding Present (Short)
Mrs. Murray - Marion's Mother
 1914 Cupid Versus Money (Short)
 1914 He Never Knew (Short)
Mrs. Castro
 1914 Memories That Haunt (Short)
Isobel - Mrs. James Moran
 1914/I The Idler (Short)
Mrs. O'Flynn
 1914 The Christian (as Miss Rose Tapley)
 1914 Sonny Jim in Search of a Mother (Short)
Sonny Jim's Aunt Kate
 1914 Marrying Sue (Short)
Sue's Mother
 1913 The Spirit of Christmas (Short)
 1913 A Game of Cards (Short)
Mrs. Trent - Delia's Mother
 1913 The Diver (Short)
Rita Melrose
 1913 The Next Generation (Short)
Mrs. Strong
 1913 Bunny for the Cause (Short)
Mrs. John Bunny
 1913 Fortune's Turn (Short)
The Child's Mother
 1913 Better Days (Short)
The Housekeeper
 1913 The Lady and the Glove (Short)
Lady Viola
 1913 Father and Son: or, The Curse of the Golden Land (Short)
Mrs. Morgenstern
 1913 A Gentleman of Fashion (Short)
Genevieve Stevens - Nanette's Sister
 1913 The Tables Turned (Short)
 1913 The Moulding (Short)
Meg's Friend
 1913 Song Bird of the North (Short)
 1913 The Silver Cigarette Case (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 An Infernal Tangle (Short)
Vincenza - 1st Couple
 1913 His Tired Uncle (Short)
The Widow
 1913 A Regiment of Two (Short)
Mrs. Ira Wilton
 1913 His House in Order; or, The Widower's Quest (Short)
Florence Duckworth - Charles' Sister
 1913 A Modern Psyche (Short)
Mrs. Bradley
 1913 One Can't Always Tell (Short)
3rd Bardell Sister
 1913 The Still Voice (Short)
Mrs. Steele
 1913 Mr. Horatio Sparkins (Short)
 1913 The Stronger Sex (Short)
 1913 Mixed Identities (Short)
The Twins' Mother
 1913 Seeing Double (Short)
Mrs. Binks
 1913 The Midget's Romance (Short)
 1913 Dick, the Dead Shot (Short)
Dick's Mother
 1913 The Wonderful Statue (Short)
 1913 A Heart of the Forest (Short)
Mrs. Bowers
 1913 Under the Make-Up (Short)
 1913 When Bobby Forgot (Short)
Bobby's Mother
 1913 Three Black Bags (Short)
Slick-Fingered Mag
 1913 The Delayed Letter (Short)
Mabel's Mother
 1912 Ida's Christmas (Short)
Mrs. Smith
 1912 A Marriage of Convenience (Short)
Mrs. Girard, Mildred's Mother
 1912 Song of the Shell (Short)
Alice Godfrey
 1912 The Dawning (Short)
Mrs. Mason - Helen's Mother
 1912 Susie to Susanne (Short)
Grace - Susie's Cousin
 1912 Wild Pat (Short)
Mary, Wild Pat's Wife
 1912 The Unusual Honeymoon (Short)
 1912 In the Garden Fair (Short)
Mrs. Rose - a Widow
 1912 Every Inch a Man (Short)
Mrs. Chapman - the Mother
 1912 As You Like It
Phoebe, a Shepherdess
 1912 Her Choice (Short)
The Mother of the Poor Niece
 1912 The Counts (Short)
Mrs. Barnes - Gladys' Mother
 1912 The Adventure of the Italian Model (Short)
The Model's Mother
 1912 The Higher Mercy (Short)
Mrs. Abraham Lincoln
 1912 Coronets and Hearts (Short)
 1912 Tommy's Sister (Short)
Mrs. Morgan
 1912/I Rip Van Winkle (Short)
Lena, Rip's Wife
 1912 The Heart of Esmeralda (Short)
Mrs. Foster - Esmeralda's Mother
 1912 The Awakening of Jones (Short)
 1912 A Juvenile Love Affair (Short)
Mrs. Strong - the Boy's Mother
 1912 The Adventure of the Thumb Print (Short)
Mrs. Harrison
 1912/I The Black Sheep (Short)
Mrs. Harold Moreland
 1912 Conscience (Short)
Eleanor Gale - Harold's Wife
 1912 The Money Kings (Short)
Marion Mallard - the Spy
 1912 Fate's Awful Jest (Short)
Heinrich's Wife
 1912 On the Pupil of His Eye (Short)
Lucy - the Housekeeper
 1912 The French Spy (Short)
Mathilde's Mother
 1912/I The Light That Failed (Short)
Mrs. Harding
 1912 On Her Wedding Day (Short)
Mrs. Morris - Ethel's Mother
 1912 Fortunes of a Composer (Short)
The Musician's Wife
 1912 The Serpents (Short)
 1912 Thou Shalt Not Covet (Short)
A Friend of the Prodigal Wife
 1912 The Red Ink Tragedy (Short)
 1912 The Victoria Cross (Short)
Queen Victoria
 1912 The Cave Man (Short)
 1912/I His Father's Son (Short)
Dick's Mother
 1912 The Illumination (Short)
Giuseppe's Mother
 1912 Nemesis! (Short)
Mrs. Richard Adams
 1912 The Old Silver Watch (Short)
The Children's Distraught Mother
 1912 The Black Wall (Short)
The Little Girl's Mother
 1912 A Story of the Circus (Short)
Kenneth's Mother
 1912 A Cure for Pokeritis (Short)
 1912 The Hobo's Redemption (Short)
 1912 Where the Money Went (Short)
 1912 The Blind Miner (Short)
Mary - Old Tom's Daughter
 1912 The Heart of the King's Jester (Short)
The Queen
 1911 The Old Doll (Short)
Della - the Rich Client
 1911 Fires of Driftwood (Short)
Mrs. Amos Stockford
 1911 Vanity Fair (Short)
Amelia Sedley
 1911 Love at Gloucester Port (Short)
Daisy Hibbs
 1911 His Wife's Secret (Short)
Mrs. Charlton - Leslie's Wife
 1911 War (Short)
 1911 The Freshet (Short)
 1911 Heroes of the Mutiny (Short)
 1911 The Gossip (Short)
Mrs. Rogers
 1911 A Southern Soldier's Sacrifice (Short)
Virginia Farnum
 1911 His Sister's Children (Short)
Helen Manton - Harry's Sweetheart (as Rose E. Tapley)
 1911 In the Philippines; or, By the Campfire's Flicker (Short)
Madge - the Nurse
 1911 One Flag at Last (Short)
Bettie Stark - the Judge's Daughter
 1911 Foraging (Short)
Anne Harrington
 1911 Jimmie's Job (Short)
The Boss's Fiancée
 1910 The Telephone (Short)
The Wife
 1910 A Home Melody (Short)
Mrs. Leslie
 1909 A Midsummer Night's Dream (Short)
 1909 The Way of the Cross (Short)

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Alternate Names:

Miss Rose Tapley | Rose E. Tapley


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Daughter Rosemary Tapley born 18 January 1907.

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