Blanche Sweet

Blanche Sweet

Cousin of players Florence Short, Gertrude Short and Antrim Short.

Daughter-in-law of Florence Hackett.

Ex-stepmother of Marshall Neilan Jr..

In 1984 Blanche Sweet helped friend, producer Thomas R. Bond II re-establish the 'Biograph Company [us]' aka 'American Mutoscope & Biograph Co. [us]' which is the oldest movie company in America, established in 1895.

Off screen pseudonym: Daphne Wayne

She was named "Blanche" after her maternal grandmother, Blanche Alexander, who raised her.

Sister-in-law of Albert Hackett.