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Lila Lee (Augusta Appel)

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Biography

Union Hill, New Jersey, USA
A performer since childhood (she was widely known then as "Cuddles"), pert and pretty, raven-haired Lila Lee was brought to Hollywood by Paramount mogul Jesse L. Lasky and debuted in a starring role with The Cruise of the Make-Believes (1918) as a poor girl supported by a rich admirer. Following her appearance as a servant wench in Cecil B. DeMille's Male and Female (1919), Paramount starting grooming her to eventually supplant the highly temperamental and troublesome Gloria Swanson. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Dot

Drag 1929

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Character: Beth - Sophie's Daughter

Honky Tonk 1929

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Character: Stella Taylor - Maurice's Wife

The Sacred Flame 1929

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Character: Miss Prentiss, Bradford's Receptionist

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford 1936

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