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Vola Vale (1897–1970)

Considered in her day to be one of the screen's great beauties, Vola Vale was born born Violet Smith in Buffalo, New York, and grew up in Rochester. As a youngster she appeared in amateur stage productions in Rochester, and at age 15 made her film debut under her real name (she didn't use Vola Vale until 1916). Under contract to Biograph, she ... See full bio »

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Known For

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 1936 One Rainy Afternoon
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1932 Tomorrow and Tomorrow
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1927 Black Tears
 1926/II Home Sweet Home
 1926 Two Can Play
 1926 Her Big Adventure
Countess Fontaine
 1925 Little Annie Rooney
 1925 Heartless Husbands
Mrs. Jackson Cain
 1925 Who Cares
 1925 The Phantom of the Opera
Ballerina / Christines Maid (uncredited)
 1924 The Mirage
Betty Bond
 1923 The Midnight Flower
 1923 Mothers-in-Law
Ina Phillips
 1923 The Man Between
Rosie (Joe Cateau's bride)
 1923 Soul of the Beast
 1923 Crashin' Thru
 1922 Good Men and True
Georgie Hibbler
 1921 White Oak
 1921 The Duke of Chimney Butte
Vesta Philbrook
 1921 Singing River
Alice Thornton
 1920 The Iron Rider
Mera Donovan
 1920 Someone in the House
Molly Brent
 1920 The Purple Cipher
Jeanne Baldwin
 1920 A Master Stroke
Minnie Patton
 1920 Common Sense
Violet Manners
 1920 Alias Jimmy Valentine
Rose Lane
 1920 Overland Red
Louise Alacarme
 1919 Six Feet Four
Winifred Waverly
 1919 The Hornet's Nest
Muriel Fletcher
 1919 Hearts Asleep
Virginia Calvert
 1919 A Heart in Pawn
Emily Stone
 1919 Happy Though Married
Diana Ramon
 1918 The Locked Heart
Ruth Mason
 1918 Wolves of the Rail
Faith Lawson
 1917 The Silent Man
Betty Bryce
 1917 Zollenstein
Princess Fulvia / Princess Zenia
 1917 The Lady in the Library
Mildred Vandeburg
 1917 The Son of His Father
Hazel Mallinsbee
 1917 The Secret of Black Mountain (Short)
Miriam Vale
 1917 The Topsy Turvy Twins (Short)
Mattie (as Vola Smith)
 1917 The Bond Between
Ellen Ingram
 1917 Perils of the Secret Service
Minna Ober (Episode #1) (as Vola Smith)
 1917 The Last Cigarette (Short)
Minna Ober (as Vola Smith)
 1917 Mentioned in Confidence
Marjorie Manning
 1917 The Winning of Sally Temple
Lady Pamela Vauclain
 1917 Each to His Kind
Amy Dawe
 1916 It Sounded Like a Kiss (Short)
 1916 The Price of Silence
Aline Urmy (as Vola Smith)
 1916 The Eagle's Wings
Kitty Miles (as Vola Smith)
 1916 The Woman He Feared (Short)
May Clive (as Vola Smith)
 1916 The Cry of Conscience (Short)
Betty Oliver (as Vola Smith)
 1916 The Eternal Way (Short)
Vola (as Vola Smith)
 1916/III Hired and Fired (Short)
Mary (as Viola Smith)
 1916 For Her Mother's Sake (Short) (as Vola Smith)
 1916 From the Rogue's Gallery (Short)
Mary (as Viola Smith)
 1916 The Song of the Woods (Short)
Leafy Dorman / Rosa Dorman (as Vola Smith)
 1916 A Thousand Dollars a Week (Short)
Mary (as Viola Smith)
 1916 Weapons of Love (Short)
Tommie Anson (as Vola Smith)
 1916 The Sody Clerk (Short)
Mary Clarkson (as Viola Smith)
 1916 Timothy Dobbs, That's Me
Mary Clarkson (as Vola Smith)
 1916 A Great Love (Short)
Nell Woodward (as Vola Smith)
 1916 Merry Mary (Short)
Merry Mary (as Vola Smith)
 1916 Celeste (Short)
Celeste (as Vola Smith)
 1916 Paths That Crossed (Short)
Ruth Mandell (as Vola Smith)
 1916 Alias Jimmy Barton (Short)
Madge Saunders - the Manufacturer's Daughter (as Viola Smith)
 1916 What Happened to Peggy (Short)
Peggy (as Viola Smith)
 1916 The Chain of Evidence (Short) (as Vola Smith)
 1915 Cupid Entangled (Short)
The Country Girl (as Vola Smith)
 1915 Her Stepchildren (Short) (as Vola Smith)
 1915 His Emergency Wife (Short)
Uncle John's Ward (as Vola Smith)
 1915 Love's Enduring Flame (Short)
Edith Hollis (as Viola Smith)
 1915 The Passing Storm (Short)
The Blacksmith's New Sweetheart (as Vola Smith)
 1915 Harvest (Short)
Lettice Musgrave (as Vola Smith)
 1915 The Inevitable (Short)
The Husband's Cousin (as Viola Smith)
 1915 Heart Trouble (Short)
The Heart Specialist's Daughter (as Vola Smith)
 1915 The Soul of Pierre (Short) (as Vola Smith)
 1915 Frederick Holmes' Ward (Short)
Alice Dawn (as Viola Smith)
 1915 The Smuggler's Ward (Short)
Alice (as Viola Smith)
 1915 Captain Fracasse (Short)
Isabelle (as Vola Smith)
 1915 Felix Holt (Short)
Esther (as Vola Smith)
 1915/I The Black Sheep (Short)
Clare (as Vola Smith)
 1915 Lorna Doone (Short)
Lorna Doone (as Vola Smith)
 1915 Where Enmity Dies (Short)
The Foreman's Daughter (as Vola Smith)
 1915 His Romany Wife (Short)
Alice Gray (as Vola Smith)
 1915 Three Hats (Short)
Grace Selwyn (as Vola Smith)
 1915 The Girl He Brought Home (Short)
His sister (as Vola Smith)
 1914 A Scrap of Paper (Short)
Mathilde (as Viola Smith)
 1914 Little Miss Make-Believe (Short)
The 1st Daughter (as Vola Smith)
 1914 Ernest Maltravers (Short)
Alice's Daughter (as Viola Smith)
 1914 Life's Stream (Short)
The Mountain Girl (as Vola Smith)
 1914 Masks and Faces (Short)
Mabel - Mrs. Ernest Vane (as Vola Smith)
 1914 The Iron Master (Short)
The Iron Master's Sister (as Viola Smith)
 1914 Merely Mother (Short) (as Viola Smith)
 1914 Love and Hash (Short) (as Miss Smith)
 1914 Liberty Belles (Short)
Boarding Schoolgirl (as Vola Smith)
 1913 Two Girls of the Hills (Short)
Edith Blue (as Vola Smith)

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Upon her death, her remains were interred at Roosevelt Memorial Park in Gardena, Los Angeles, California.

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