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Chrissie White

Picture Chrissie White

1895 - 1989

Die Schauspielerin Chrissie White, geboren als Ada White, begann ihre Laufbahn beim Film bereits im Alter von 14 Jahren.
Sie debütierte in "The Cabman's Good Fairy" (09) und wurde ab 1910 äusserst populär in der Rolle der Tilly mit Filmen wie "Tilly the Tomboy Visits the Poor" (10), "Tilly's Party" (11), "Tilly and the Dogs" (11) und "Tilly and the Nut" (15).

Daneben avancierte sie zu einer der ersten britischen Filmstars mit Kurzfilmen von Regisseur Lewin Fitzhamon. 
Zu ihren unzähligen Produktionen der 10er Jahre gehören "The Mermaid" (12), "Love and a Burglar" (13), "The Basilisk" (14), "The Nightbirds of London" (15), "Molly Bawn" (16), "Face to Face" (16), "The Failure" (17), "Daughter of the Wilds" (17), "The Secret" (18), "The Hanging Judge" (18) und "The Kinsman" (19).

In den 20er Jahren neigte sich die eindrückliche Karriere der Chrissie White dem Ende zu. Sie heiratete ihren oftmaligen Filmpartner, den Schauspieler und Regisseur Henry Edwards 1922.
Zu ihren letzten Stummfilmen gehören "Aylwin" (20), "The Amazing Quest of Mr. Ernest Bliss" (20), "The Bargain" (21), "The Naked Man" (23) und "Lily of the Alley" (23).

1930 feierte sie ein kurzes Comeback und agierte in zwei weiteren Filmen - "Call of the Sea"(30) und "General John Regan" (33).

Weitere Filme mit Chrissie White:
When Tilly's Uncle Flirted (11) Tilly Works for a Living (11) Tilly at the Seaside (11) A Sprained Ankle (11) A Man and a Serving Maid (12) The Lieutenant's Bride (12) Her Only Pal (12) Her "Mail" Parent (12) The Deception (12) A Curate's Love Story (12) The Real Thing (13) The Vicar of Wakefiled (13) Kissing Cup (13) Held for Ransom (13) Deceivers Both (13) Drake's Love Story (13) The Defective Detective (13) The Curate's Brie (13) Blood and Bosh (13) At the Foot of the Scaffold (13) A Misleading Miss (14) Sweet Lavender (15) Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts for Soldiers (15) Schoolgirl Rebels (15) One Good Turn (15) Phyllis and the Foreigner (15) The Painted Lady Betty (15) Her Boy (15) Marmaduke and His Angel (15) The Man with the Scar (15) The Man Who Stayed at Home (15) Coward! (15) A Losing Game (15) The Little Mother (15) The Confession (15) Barnaby Rudge (15) As the Sun Went Down (15) Miggles' Maid (16) A Bunch of Violets (16) Who's Your Friend? (16) Neighbours (17) The Man Behind "The Times" (17) Lollipops and Posies (17) The Joke That Failed (17) Her Marriage Lines (17) A Grain of Sand (17) The Eternal Triangle (17) Carrots (17) The Countess of Summacount (17) The Blindness of Fortune (17) Broken Threads (17) What's the Use of Grumbling (18) Towards the Light (18) The Refugee (18) The Poet's Windfal (18) The Message (18) The Inevitable (18) Her Savings Saved (18) Anna (18) Against the Grain (18) Possession (19) His Dearest Possession (19) The City of Beautiful Nonsense (19) Broken in the Wars (19) A Temporary Vagabond (20) John Forrest Finds Himself (20) Wild Heather (21) Tit for Tat (21) The Lunatic at Large (21) Simple Simon (22) Boden's Boy (23) The World of Wonderful Reality (24)