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Mary Pickford, Award Winner –

Pickford in STELLA MARIS.

Mary Pickford: Best Actress 1928/29:

Coquette (Drama)

Mary Pickford received her Best Actress Oscar for playing the heroine in Coquette. In this adult role, she played a small-town Southern flirt who wrecks havoc on all the men in her life.

About Mary Pickford (1893 – 1979)
Canadian born Hollywood leading lady who was known as "America's sweetheart."

Her real name was Gladys Smith.

Mary Pickford started on the stage when she was five. Originally known as: "The Biograph Girl". D.W. Griffith got her started in films. Some believe she was the most popular movie star ever.

Mary Pickford was one of the cofounders of United Artists.

Pickford starred in many classic silents, including:

Madame Butterfly (1915)
Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm (1917)
Daddy Long Legs (1919)
Pollyanna (1920)
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1921)
My Best Girl (1927)

Mary Pickford's notable talkie credits include...

Coquette (1929)
The Taming Of The Shrew (1929)
Kiki (1931)
Secrets (1933)

Douglas Fairbanks was her first husband, followed by Buddy Rogers, who was her leading man in 1927's My Best Girl.

Mary Pickford received a special Oscar in 1976.





Mary Pickford in Daddy Long Legs (1919).