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Ethel Clayton (1882–1966)

Silent-screen actress Ethel Clayton was a convent-educated girl from Champaign, IL, who sought work as a stage actress after finishing her education. She secured small parts here and there, but hit the big time when she went to work for the Frawley Organization, which had several touring stock companies. She got small parts at first but then began ... See full bio »


(age 83) in Oxnard, California, USA

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The Man Hunt Betty Hammond
Men, Women, and Money Marcel Middleton
The Lion and the Mouse Shirley Rossmore / Sarah Green
The Hidden Scar Janet Hall


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 1947 The Perils of Pauline
Lady Montague in Show (uncredited)
 1944 Henry Aldrich's Little Secret
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1943 True to Life
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1943 Mardi Gras (Short)
Mardi Gras Woman (uncredited)
 1943 Dixie
Woman (uncredited)
 1943 Lady Bodyguard
Woman (uncredited)
 1942 Lucky Jordan
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1942 The Major and the Minor
Cadet Ball Guest (uncredited)
 1942 Beyond the Blue Horizon
Guest at Chase's Residence (uncredited)
 1941 New York Town
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1941 West Point Widow
Nurse (uncredited)
 1940 Love Thy Neighbor
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 The Story of a Great Enemy
Settler (uncredited)
 1939 Grand Jury Secrets (uncredited)
 1939 I'm from Missouri
Bit (uncredited)
 1939 King of Chinatown
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1939 The Sap Takes a Wrap (Short)
Mrs. Wallace
 1939 Cafe Society
Woman (uncredited)
 1939 St. Louis Blues
Dancer (uncredited)
 1939 Boy Trouble (uncredited)
 1939 Paris Honeymoon
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1939 Ambush
Bank Customer (uncredited)
 1938 Tom Sawyer, Detective
Bit (uncredited)
 1938 Artists and Models Abroad
Woman (uncredited)
 1938 Ride a Crooked Mile
Prison Visitor (uncredited)
 1938 Say It in French
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1938 The Arkansas Traveler
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1938 If I Were King
Old Woman (uncredited)
 1938 Sing, You Sinners
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 Men with Wings
Woman (uncredited)
 1938 You and Me
Employment Agency Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 Cocoanut Grove
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1938 Bulldog Drummond's Peril
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 Scandal Street
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938
Woman (uncredited)
 1938 The Buccaneer
Woman Selecting Perfumes (uncredited)
 1937 Wells Fargo
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
 1937 Bulldog Drummond's Revenge
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Hold 'Em Navy
 1937 Partners in Crime
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Souls at Sea
Passenger (uncredited)
 1937 Blonde Trouble
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1937 Artists & Models
Seamtress (uncredited)
 1937 Exclusive
Matron (uncredited)
 1937 Easy Living
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1937 Turn Off the Moon
Lady (uncredited)
 1937 Make Way for Tomorrow
Customer (uncredited)
 1937 King of Gamblers
Matron (uncredited)
 1937 Waikiki Wedding
Tourist (uncredited)
 1937 Rich Relations
Mrs. Blair
 1936 The Accusing Finger
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1936 Easy to Take
Relative (uncredited)
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard
Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
 1933 Let's Fall in Love
Star (uncredited)
 1933 The Whispering Shadow
The Countess Helen [Chs. 5-8]
 1933 Private Jones
Mrs. Winthrop (uncredited)
 1933 Secrets
Audrey Carlton
 1932 The All-American
Mrs. Bowen
 1932 The Crooked Circle
 1932 Thrill of Youth
Alice Fenwick
 1932 Hotel Continental
Mrs. Underwood
 1930 Call of the Circus
The Woman
 1929 Hit the Deck
Mrs. Payne
 1927 Mother Machree
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1927 The Princess on Broadway
Mrs. Seymour
 1927 The Princess from Hoboken
Mrs. O'Brien
 1926 His New York Wife
Alicia Duval
 1926 Risky Business
Mrs. Stoughton
 1926 Sunny Side Up
Cissy Cason
 1926 Merry Widower (Short)
The Hunter's Wife
 1926 The Bar-C Mystery
Mrs. Lane
 1925 Lightnin'
Margaret Davis
 1925 Wings of Youth
Katherine Manners
 1925 The Mansion of Aching Hearts
Pauline Craig
 1923 The Remittance Woman
Marie Campbell
 1923 Can a Woman Love Twice?
Mary Grant
 1922 If I Were Queen
Ruth Townley
 1922 For the Defense
Anne Woodstock
 1922 The Cradle
Margaret Harvey
 1922 Her Own Money
Mildred Carr
 1921 Exit the Vamp
Marion Shipley
 1921 Beyond
Avis Langley
 1921 Wealth
Mary McLeod
 1921 Sham
Katherine Van Riper
 1921 The Price of Possession
Helen Carston
 1920 The Sins of Rosanne
Roseanne Ozanne
 1920 A City Sparrow
Milly West
 1920 Crooked Streets
Gail Ellis
 1920 The Ladder of Lies
Edith Parrish
 1920 A Lady in Love
Barbara Martin
 1920 Young Mrs. Winthrop
Constance Winthrop
 1920 The Thirteenth Commandment
Daphne Kip
 1919 More Deadly Than the Male
Helen O'Hara
 1919/II A Sporting Chance
Carey Brent
 1919 Men, Women, and Money
Marcel Middleton
 1919 The Woman Next Door
Mrs. Randolph Schuyler / Vicky Van
 1919 Pettigrew's Girl
Daisy Heath
 1919 Maggie Pepper
Maggie Pepper
 1918 The Mystery Girl
Countess Therese, aka Driver ''Driver 477''
 1918 Women's Weapons
Anne Elliot
 1918 A Soul Without Windows
 1918 The Girl Who Came Back
Lois Hartner
 1918 The Man Hunt
Betty Hammond
 1918 Journey's End
Aline Marsden
 1918 The Witch Woman
Marie Beaupre
 1918 The Whims of Society
Nora Carey
 1918 Stolen Hours
Diana Lester
 1917 The Woman Beneath
Betty Fairchild
 1917 Easy Money
Lois Page
 1917 The Dormant Power
Christine Brent
 1917 Souls Adrift
Elma Raybourne
 1917 The Stolen Paradise
Joan Merrifield
 1917 Yankee Pluck
Polly Pollard
 1917 Man's Woman
Violet Galloway
 1917 The Web of Desire
Grace Miller
 1917 The Bondage of Fear
Vesta Wheatley
 1916 The New South
Georgia Gwynne, as an adult
 1916 Beyond the Wall
Helen Carlton / Virginia Carlton
 1916 The Hidden Scar
Janet Hall
 1916 Husband and Wife
Doris Baker
 1916 A Woman's Way
Marion Livingston
 1916 His Brother's Wife
Helen Barton
 1916 Dollars and the Woman
Madge Hilyer
 1916 Ophelia (Short)
 1915 The Great Divide
Ruth Jordan
 1915 The Orgy (Short)
Nan Fuller - Pemberton's Ward
 1915 In Spite of Him (Short)
Elsie Biddle
 1915 The Mirror (Short)
The Mountain Girl
 1915 It Was to Be (Short)
Anne Winton
 1915/I The Deception (Short)
Frances Wharton
 1915 A Day of Havoc (Short)
Estelle Adair
 1915 The Earl's Adventure (Short)
Sylvia Vantine
 1915 When the Light Came In (Short)
 1915 Money! Money! Money! (Short)
 1915 The Darkness Before Dawn (Short)
Elsie Moore
 1915 The Sporting Duchess
Lady Muriel Desborough
 1915 In the Dark (Short)
Julia Duval - Actress
 1915 The College Widow
Jane Witherspoon
 1915 Just Look at Jake (Short)
Elsie Bond
 1915 Capturing the Cook (Short)
Mabel Dinsmore
 1915 The Unmarried Husband (Short)
Nell - the Actress Wife
 1915 Monkey Business (Short)
Gerald's Fiancée
 1915 The Blessed Miracle (Short)
Gail Bowman - the Wife
 1915 Here Comes the Bride (Short)
Reed's Stenographer
 1915 Mazie Puts One Over (Short)
 1915 A Woman Went Forth (Short)
Ethel Rogers
 1915 The Millinery Man (Short)
Nora Lyman
 1915 It All Depends (Short)
Clara Dean
 1915 His Soul Mate (Short)
Nellie - the Stenographer
 1915 The Furnace Man (Short)
Marjorie Gordon
 1915 The Attorney for the Defense (Short)
Ruth Wingate
 1914 The Fortune Hunter
Betty Graham
 1914 The House Next Door
Ulrica Cotswolt
 1914 The Wolf
Jules' Sweetheart
 1914 A Daughter of Eve (Short)
Janet Dayton
 1914 The Gamblers
Catherine Spencer Darwin
 1914 The Daughters of Men
Louise Stolbeck
 1914/I The Catch of the Season (Short)
Frances Dean
 1914 The Lion and the Mouse
Shirley Rossmore / Sarah Green
 1913 The Doctor's Romance (Short)
The Nurse
 1913/III The Smuggler's Daughter (Short)
Jean Girot - the Smuggler's Daughter
 1913/I The Scapegrace (Short)
Agnes Donald
 1913/II Partners in Crime (Short)
Esther Jansen
 1913 When the Earth Trembled
Dora Sims
 1913 The Momentous Decision (Short)
Harry's Wife
 1913 His Code of Honor (Short)
Mary Dennis
 1913 A Deal in Oil (Short)
Ethel Hammond - Harry's Sweetheart
 1913 The Scarf Pin (Short)
Mary Forrest - the Wife
 1913 Self Convicted (Short)
 1913 Seeds of Wealth (Short)
Aline Maxwell
 1913 The Burning Rivet (Short)
Margaret Sullivan - Dan's Daughter
 1913 Mary's Temptation (Short)
Mary Wilmer
 1913 The Police Inspector (Short)
 1913 When Tony Pawned Louisa (Short)
 1913 The New Gown (Short)
Elsie Biddle - the Wife
 1913 The Price Demanded (Short)
Rose Delane
 1913 Home, Sweet Home (Short)
Nell Barbour - John's Wife
 1913 A Hero Among Men (Short)
Ethel Menten
 1913 The Faith of a Girl (Short)
Laura Mills - Jim's Sweetheart & Wife
 1913 Heroes One and All (Short)
Jane Smiley
 1913 Friend John (Short)
Ruth Rogers - the Quaker Maid
 1913 His Children (Short)
Ethel Wynn
 1913 Art and Honor (Short)
Grace Hawkins
 1912 Home Sweet Home (Short)
Mabel McCullum
 1912 The Wonderful One-Horse Shay (Short)
Ethel Hubbard
 1912 An Irish Girl's Love (Short)
 1912 Just Maine Folks (Short)
Ethel Walters
 1912 Pilgrim's Progress
Elizabeth - Bunyon's Wife
 1912 The Last Rose of Summer (Short)
Ethel Boradon
 1912 The Doctor's Debt (Short)
Ethel Jordan
 1912 A Romance of the Coast (Short)
Ethel Drayton
 1912 For the Love of a Girl (Short)
 1910 The Tout's Remembrance (Short)
Agnes Dudley - the Storekeeper's Daughter
 1909 The Twelfth Juror (Short)
 1909 The Brothers (Short)
Ethel Daily
 1909 Gratitude (Short)
Mrs. Ralph Farson
 1909 Justified (Short)
Mrs. John Seymour
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Sister of Donald Clayton.

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