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1872 - 1952
The actress Fannie Ward was a big star on Broadway where she especially was successful in light comedies.
She made her Broadway debut in 1890 and it followed other appearances on other stages. In the same year she went to London where she continued her theater career and got married with the diamant broker Joe Lewis.
she returned to the USA in 1907 and took part again in numerous plays.
Cecil B. DeMille engaged her for his movie "The Cheat" (15) engagiert
and with it began a second busy career for the film.
Her film career came to an end in the 20's when new faces were demanded by the audience. To her last cinematical works belong "Le secret du lone Star" (20) and "La rafale" (20), both shot in France as well as "The Hardest Way" (21) and "Fannie Ward in the Miracle Woman" (29).
Fannie Ward opened a beauty shop in Paris in 1926 called "The Fountain
of Youth", beside it she continued to act at different theaters.
Other movies with Fannie Ward: