Frederick, Pauline (1881–1938)

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Frederick, Pauline (1881–1938)

American actress. Born Beatrice Pauline Libbey (also seen as Libby), Aug 12, 1881, in Boston, Massachusetts; died Sept 19, 1938, of an asthma attack; m. Frank Mill Andrews, 1909; m. Willard Mack (actor-playwright), 1917 (div. 1920); m. Dr. Charles Rutherford, 1922 (div.); m. Hugh Chisholm Leighton, 1930; m. Col. James A. Marmon, 1934 (died 1934).

Began career as a chorine (1902); became one of the stage's most popular leading ladies; made film debut in The Eternal City (1915); was the screen's 2nd, and best known, Madame X (1920); lauded for performance in Smouldering Fires; other films include Zaza, The Paliser Case, Bella Donna, Resurrection, Three Women, Mumsie and Thank You, Mr. Moto.