Chrissie White

Picture Chrissie White

1895 - 1989

The actress Chrissie White, born as Ada White, began her film career already at the age of 14.
Sie made her film debut with "The Cabman's Good Fairy" (09) and from 1910 she became popular in the role of Tilly in movies like "Tilly the Tomboy Visits the Poor" (10), "Tilly's Party" (11), "Tilly and the Dogs" (11) and "Tilly and the Nut" (15).

Besides these movies she became one of the first British movie stars with short movies directed by Lewin Fithhamon.
To her countless productions of the 10's belong "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) and "The Kinsman" (19).

Her impressive career came slowly to an end in the 20's. She got married with her frequent film partner, the actor and director Henry Edwards in 1922.
To her last silent movies belong "Aylwin" (20), "The Amazing Quest of Mr. Ernest Bliss" (20), "The Bargain" (21), "The Naked Man" (23) and "Lily of the Alley" (23).

She made a short comeback in 1930 and took part in two more movies - "Call of the Sea"(30) and "General John Regan" (33).

Other movies with 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)