Markey, Enid (1891–1981)

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Markey, Enid (1891–1981)

American radio, stage, tv and screen actress. Born Feb 22, 1891, in Dillon, CO; died Nov 15, 1981, in Bay Shore, NY; m. George W. Cobb (exec. American Can Co.).

Became a contract player for Thomas Ince (1913); was 1st Jane to Elmo Lincoln's Tarzan in Tarzan of the Apes (Louise Lorraine was 2nd) and appeared opposite William S. Hart in several films; was 1st actress to ride bareback and use a sixshooter (The Darkening Trail); other films include Civilization, Snafu, The Naked City, Take One False Step and The Boston Strangler; on Broadway, appeared in Up in Mabel's Room, Barnum Was Right, Sisters of the Chorus, Morning's at Seven, Ah Wilderness!, Sweet Charity, Mrs. McThing and Ballad of the Sad Cafe, among many others.