Josephine Crowell (Josephine Boneparte Crowell)

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Nova Scotia, Canada
Josephine Crowell was a Canadian-born character actress. She appeared in vaudeville as early as 1879. On screen, she is best remembered for her dramatic portrayal of the mother in D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915), her comedic performances in Harold Lloyd's Speedy (1928) and Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy's Wrong Again (1929). She also played a succession of queens and princesses in such films as Main Street (1923), Mantrap (1926), The King of Kings (1927) and The Man Who Laughs (1928). Read more...


Character: Countess van Alstyne in 'The Sporting Venus'

The Big Parade of Comedy 1964

Character: Painting Owner's Mother

Laurel and Hardy's Laughing 20's 1965