Job Actress, producer, author
Years active 1916-32
Top Roles Madame Zatianny / Mary Ogden, Lady Emma Hart Hamilton, Madeline Durkin, Lady Heelen Haden, Toni LeBrun
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.



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

She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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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

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Corinne Griffith Facts
One of the richest women in California during her later decades, she owned four office buildings in California, each of them named after her (ie: Corinne Griffith Building Number One, etc.).

At the time of her death, in 1979, she was not only the richest woman in America but she was also one of the most prominent forces in Republican politics in the state of California.

Widely considered to be one of the most beautiful stars of the silent screen.

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