Borden, Olive (1906–1947)

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Borden, Olive (1906–1947)

American silent-screen star. Born Sybil Trinkle, July 14, 1906, in Richmond, Virginia; died Oct 1, 1947, in a hotel for destitute women in Los Angeles, California; cousin of actress Natalie Joyce; m. John Moeller; m. Theodore Spector.

Began screen career in Hal Roach comedies; starred opposite Tom Mix, Lew Cody, and George O'Brien; appeared in early talkies, but career took a dive with talking pictures and the advent of alcoholism; films include The Overland Limited, Yellow Fingers, The Country Beyond, Sinners in Love and Hotel Variety.

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