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1883 - 1938
The actress Pauline Frederick was born as Pauline Beatrice Libby in Boston, Massachusetts. She soon became raved about show business and dreamt of a muscial career.
But finally she found her real passion in acting and she made her first steps in this field with support of her manager Benjamin Teal. The name Pauline Frederick soon became a notion in the world of the theater and she had first successes on Broadway.
It was only a question of time till the film business offered her first
She continued her career in the 20's. Besides her greatest success with "Madame X" (20) she also took part in movies like "The Woman in Room 13" (20), "The Sting of the Lash" (21), "Roads of Destiny" (21), "The Glory of Clementina" (22), "Three Women" (24), "Devil's Island" (26), "The Nest" (27) and "Evidence" (29).
When the sound film arose it wasn't a problem for to handle this new challenge. She appeared on the big screen in the 30's too and impersonated roles in the movies "This Modern Age" (31), "Wayward" (32), "The Phantom of Crestwood" (32), "Ramona" (36) and "Thank You, Mr. Moto" (37).
Pauline Frederick was physical a little bit shaky and suffered from
asthma. Finally she died in 1938 in Beverly Hills at the age of 55. She
was married with the author Willard Mack.
Other movies with Pauline Frederick: