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Gertrude McCoy

Foto: Alexander Bassano (1829-1913)

1890 - 1967

Die Schauspielerin Gertrude McCoy wurde als Gertrude Lyon geboren.
Bereits als Kind sammelte sie erste schauspielerische Erfahrungen auf verschiedenen Bühnen, ehe sie 1910 bei der Edison Stock Company ihr Filmdebüt feierte.
In den nächsten Jahren entstanden unzählige Kurzfilme und Gertrude McCoy wurde ein beliebter Star der ersten Hälfte der 10er Jahre.
Zu ihren Filmen dieser Jahre gehören "Heroes Three" (11), "The Summer Girl" (11), "Jack and the Beanstalk" (12), "The Workman's Lesson" (12), "A Dangerous Lesson" (12), "The Little Girl Next Door" (12), "Under False Colors" (12), "The Mountaineers" (13), "A Letter to Uncle Sam" (13), "Kathleen Mavoruneen" (13), "His Greatest Victory" (13), "The Vanishing Cracksman" (13), "An American King" (14) und "The Impersonator" (14).
1914 verliess sie die Edison Company und arbeitete als freischaffende Schauspielerin.
Sie agierte bis Ende der 10er Jahre in "A Tragedy of the Rails" (15), "The Phantom Thief" (15), "The Isle of Love" (16), "The Silent Wintess" (17), "The Blue Bird" (18), "The Upsurper" (19) und "Angel Esquire" (19).
Ihre letzten Kinofilme entstanden in den 20er Jahren und sie verkörperte Rollen in den Produktionen "The Golden Dawn" (21), "Was She Guilty?" (22), "The Diamond Man" (24), "A Royal Divorce" (26), "Nelson" (26) und "Verborgene Gluten" (28) - eine deutsche Produktion mit Alfons Fryland in der Hauptrolle.
Gertrude McCoy war mit dem Schauspieler Duncan McRae verheiratet.

Weitere Filme mit Gertrude McCoy:
The Star Spangled Banner (11) That Winsome Winnie Smile (11) How Mrs. Murray Saved the American Army (11) Mike's Hero (11) The Fairies' Banquet (11) The Kid from the Klondike (11) Father's Bluff (12) His Daughter (12) Curing the Office Boy (12) The Jam Closet (12) A Cowboy's Tratagem (12) Lost: Three Hours (12) Her Face (12) Winnie's Dance (12) Every Rose Has Its Stem (12) A Personal Affair (12) Very Much Engaged (12) The Shadow on the Blind (12) Kitt'y Holdup (12) Apple Pies (12) The Artist's Joke (12) Revenge Is Sweet (12) The Sketch with the Thump Print (12) The Stranger and the Taxicab (12) Cynthia's Agreement (12) The Usurer's Grip (12) A Fresh Air Romance (12) A Soldier's Duty (12) Kitty at Boarding School (12) Young Mrs. Eaton (12) A Baby's Shoe (12) The Non-Commissioned Officer (12) Hope, a Red Cross Seal Story (12) His Mother's Hope (12) Annie Crawls Upstairs (12) The Office Boy's Birthday (13) The Title Cure (12) A Serenade by Proxy (13) How They Outwitted Father (13) His Nenemy (13) Aunt Elsa's Visit (13) Tea and Toast (13) The One Hundred Dollar Elopement (13) Aunty and the Girls (13) The Translation of a Savage (13) An Almond-Eyed Maid (13) Mercy Merrick (13) All on Account of a Portrait (13) The Dream Fairy (13) The Greed of Osman Bey (13) The Mystery of West Sedgwick (13) Caste (13) Hard Cash (13) The Stolen Models (13) In the Shadow of the Mountains (13) Reginald's Courtship (13) Nora's Boarders (13) Her Secretaries (13) The Cabaret Singer (13) The Manicure Girl (13) Peg o' the Movies (13) The Witness to the Will (14) A Lonely Road (14)  All for His Sake (14) The Mystery of the Ladder of Light (14) When the Cartridges Failed (14) A Real Helpmate (14) The Brass Bowl (14) The Mystery of the Silver Snare (14) Andy Plays Cupid (14) Always Tell Your Wife (14) The Man in the Street (14) The Shattered Tree (14) The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of (14) The Mystery of the Octagonal Room (14) The Birth of the Star Spangled Banner (14) Dick Potter's Wife (14) Sheep's Clothing (14) The Mystery of the Glass Tubes (14) The Mystery of the Sealed Art Gallery (14) The Hand of Iron (14) The New Partner (14) The Heritage of hamilton Cleek 814) A Moment of Madness (14) What Xould She Do (14) The Last of the Hargroves (14) The Best Man (14) The Birth of Our Saviour (14) The Girl Who Kept Books (15) In Spite of All (15) On the Stroke of Twelve (15) Greater Than Art (15) The House of the Lost Court (15) Through Turbulent Waters (15) June Friday (15) The Ploughshare (15) Friend Wilson's Daughter (15) The Magistrate's Story (15) The Lash of Destiny (16) Madame Sherry (17) His Daughter Pays (18) Men (18) The Danger Mark (18) To Him That Hath (18) Castle of Dreams (19) The Wife Whom God Forgot (20) The Auction Mart (20) Burnt In (20) Christie Johnstone (21) Tell Your Children (22) Heartstrings (23) Always Tell Your Wife (23) The Temptation of Carlton Earle (23) Nets of Destiny (24) Miriam Rozella (24) Chappy: That's All (24) The Lady in Furs (25) Children of the Night No. 1 (25)
Circumstances Make Heores (13)