Lois Wilson Overview:

Legendary actress, Lois Wilson, was born on Jun 28, 1894 in Pittsburgh, PA. Wilson died at the age of 93 on Mar 3, 1988 in Reno, NV .



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Wilson was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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By Silentfilmfanatic on Jan 16, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

A Tribute to Born in Pittsburgh on June 28, 1894, was the most famous of four sisters who entered films. The others were Connie Lewis, Diana Kane and Janice Wilson. Lois made her debut in director Lois Weber’s The Dumb Girl of Portici (1916) after winning a beauty... Read full article

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By Dawn on Jan 10, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(June 28, 1894 - March 3, 1988) was an American actress best known for her work during the silent film era. Wilson, a school teacher moved to California in 1915, when she won a beauty contest put on by Universal Studios . After which, she won a small part in the film, The Dumb Girl of Po... Read full article

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Lois Wilson Quotes:

Mary Blake: It's so wonderful of you boys to give Shirley her Christmas party.
James 'Loop' Merritt: We're getting a big kick out of it ourselves.
Mary Blake: She'll be so surprised. She doesn't expect much, you know.
James 'Loop' Merritt: You get her down to the airport as early in the morning as you can.
Mary Blake: I may not be able to come with her, but I'll be down just as soon as I can get away.

Anita Smythe: Higgins!
Higgins: Yes, madam?
Anita Smythe: My cousin Miss Martin is arriving from New York tomorrow. I want to be sure that everything is done just right.
Higgins: Yes, madam.
Anita Smythe: Thomas, you'll meet her plane in the morning.
Thomas, Chauffeur: Yes, madam.
Anita Smythe: I'm very anxious to show her that we can do things exactly as well out here as they do in the east.
Higgins: Yes, madam.
Anita Smythe: I want perfect meals and perfect service.
Higgins: Yes, madam.
Anita Smythe: And Mary, I hope you'll remember what I told you this morning about visitors.
Mary Blake: Yes, madam.

Lulu Bett: Now do your own dishes!

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Interviewed in "Talking to the Piano Player: Silent Film Stars, Writers and Directors Remember" by Stuart Oderman (BearManor Media).

One of her life-long best friends was Gloria Swanson. Another was Edith Fellows.

Ex-sister-in-law of George Fitzmaurice.

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