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Florence Lee (II) (1864–1933)

Florence Dawson Lee was an actress who appeared in films during the silent era, playing older women characters. She was born Florence Dawson in 1864 in Florence, South Carolina, the daughter of Job and Julia Dawson. Her father, a native of Ireland, operated a grocery and liquor business in Charleston. Her mother was a native of South Carolina. Her... See full bio »


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Known For

City Lights The Blind Girl's Grandmother
The Flame Fighter Mrs. Sparks
Speed Mad Grandma Smithers
Top o' the Morning Jerry's Aunt


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 1931 City Lights
The Blind Girl's Grandmother
 1928 Fair and Muddy (Short)
Grandma Evans
 1928 The Bronc Stomper
Mrs. Hollister
 1928 The Little Buckaroo
Mrs. Durking (as Florence D. Lee)
 1926 The High Hand
Mrs. Oaks
 1926 The Devil's Partner
Deputy Sheriff's Wife
 1926 My Stars (Short)
Johnny's Mother
 1925 Luck and Sand
Roy's Mother
 1925 The Movies (Short)
The Boy's Mother (uncredited)
 1925 The Flame Fighter
Mrs. Sparks
 1925 The Road Agent
Mrs. Worth - the Mother
 1925 Speed Mad
Grandma Smithers
 1925 Ask Grandma (Short)
 1925 Across the Deadline
Mrs. Revelle
 1925 The Love Bug (Short)
Grandma Thomas
 1925 Hard Boiled (Short)
 1924 Feet of Mud (Short)
His Mother (as Florence D. Lea)
 1924 Virtue's Revolt
Mrs. Cane
 1924 East of the Water Plug (Short)
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1924 Jack O'Clubs
Mrs. Miller (as Florence D. Lee)
 1923 Little Miss Hollywood (Short)
 1923 Mary of the Movies
Mary's Mother
 1923 The Love Letter (as Florence D. Lee)
 1922 Top o' the Morning
Jerry's Aunt (as Florence D. Lee)
 1922 Human Hearts
Jerry's aunt (as Florence D. Lee)
 1922 The Trouper
Mrs. Selden (as Florence D. Lee)
 1922 Trimmed (as Florence D. Lee)
 1922 Hell's Border
 1921 Short Skirts
Whistler's mother
 1919 Red Blood and Yellow (Short)
Jack & Jim's Mother
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Alternate Names:

Florence D. Lea | Florence D. Lee


Frank K Lee  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »


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One of several actresses using the name Florence Lee during the silent era. This is not the same actress as Florence Lee (I), who was married to Dell Henderson and worked on his projects starting at Biograph, or Florence Lee (V), a young actress of the 1920s.

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