Edythe Chapman

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Rochester, New York, USA
Edythe Chapman was born in Rochester, New York on October 8, 1863. A stage actress who came upon movies late in life, she nonetheless made 97 motion pictures. She was 51 years old when she played in _Richelieu (1914)_. Edythe was one of the busier actresses in the early silent era appearing in as many as nine films a year. She didn't achieve the fame as some of her counterparts such as Mary Miles Minter, Clara Bow, or Colleen Moore, but she was a commodity that movie moguls wanted because of her fine character performances. Read more...