Actress, Gertrude Olmstead, was born on Nov 13, 1897 in Chicago, IL. Olmstead died at the age of 77 on Jan 18, 1975 in Beverly Hills, CA .
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Silent film Star: .By Dawn Sample on Nov 6, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks
A Tribute toBy Silentfilmfanatic on Nov 4, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks
A Tribute to Silent film actress began her career in Westerns. On June 13, 1920, Gertrude won the Herald-Examiner Elks’ beauty contest in Chicago, where she was born on November 13, 1897. Erich Von Stroheim was brought to Chicago to test the fifteen partici... Read full article
Silent Film Star: .By Dawn on Jan 28, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks
(November 13, 1897 – January 18, 1975). Appeared in 56 films between 1920 and 1929. Her first credited film role was in the film, The Fox(1921). Today her best known role is, opposite Rudolph Valentino in the film, Cobra(1925). Valentino plays Count Rodrigo Torriani, an Itali... Read full article
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