Job Actress, producer, author
Years active 1916-32
Top Roles Madame Zatianny / Mary Ogden, Lady Emma Hart Hamilton, Toni LeBrun, Mrs. Wilson, Marian Hale
Top GenresDrama, Silent Films, Romance, Comedy, Historical, Science Fiction
Top TopicsBook-Based, Romance (Drama)
Top Collaborators (Director), (Director), ,
Shares birthday with Eleanor Powell, Vivian Blaine, Goldie Hawn  see more..

Corinne Griffith Overview:

Legendary actress, Corinne Griffith, was born Corinne Mae Griffin on Nov 21, 1894 in Texarkana, TX. Griffith died at the age of 84 on Jul 13, 1979 in Santa Monica, CA and was cremated and her ashes scattered at sea.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Griffith was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1928/29Best ActressThe Divine Lady (1929)Emma Hart, Lady HamiltonNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

BlogHub Articles:

The Silent Life in 1925: Summer Frocks, Swimsuits &

By Fritzi Kramer on Jul 8, 2014 From Movies Silently

Here is another entry in Photoplay Magazine’s shopping service series. Basically, they got stars to model some item of clothing and then they sold copies to the eager public. The series started with Lillian Gish and followed up with Mary Astor. This time around, the featured star is the lovely... Read full article


By Art on Nov 21, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

was an American silent film actress who was one of the most popular film actresses of the 1920′s. Dubbed “The Orchid Lady of the Screen”, Griffith was widely considered the most beautiful actress of the silent screen. Shortly after the advent of sound film, Griffit... Read full article


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By Dawn on Jul 27, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Fun Facts: Authored eleven books published between 1947 and 1973.... Read full article


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Corinne's claim not to have been the silent actress Corinne Griffith during her 1965 divorce trial inspired the Tom Tryon novel 'Fedora' which was later filmed by Billy Wilder and released in 1979, coincidentally the year of her death.

Her third husband, George Preston Marshall, was founder and longtime owner of the Washington Redskins.

Her father was a Methodist minister, but for much of her life she was a Christian Scientist.

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