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1901 - 1983
The actress Jacqueline Logan grew up in a wealthy family, her father was an architect, her mother an opera singer. Therefore she also got music and singing lessons at young age.
When she finished her education she worke as a newspaper journalist for a brief time before she dedicated to the acting and joined a theater group in Chicago.
She made her stage debut in 1920 with "Floradora" (20), afterwards he became a member of the legendary Ziegfeld Follies girls.
One year later she made her film debut in 1921 and became a popular
actress in no time.
In 1924 Jacqueline Logan was one of the passenger on the yacht "Oneida" of William Randolph Hearst when the director Thomas Ince - with whom she had a movie contract - died under unexplained circumstances.
In the second half of the 20s followed the height of her career and she normally played leading roles in movies like "The Outsider" (26), "Out of the Storm" (26), "The King of Kings" (27) as Mary Magdalene, "The Leopard Wife" (28), "Midnight Madness" (28), "Power" (28), "Ships of the Night" (28), "The Show of Shows" (29) and "The Faker" (29).
Her film career diminished soon in the 30s and she appeared again on
the stage, first on Broadway, afterwards in London.
As a writer and director she realised the movie "Strictly Business"
(31) in Great Britain.
Other movies with Jacqueline Logan: