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Lillian Rich

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Biography

Herne Hill, London, England, UK
English silent screen siren Lillian Rich was 19 when she arrived in New York, courtesy of her Canadian husband Lionel Edward Nicholson. The couple had met while "Leo" was on active duty as a fighter pilot with the Royal Naval Air Service during World War I. He came from a well-to-do middle-class family and was both able and keen to bankroll Lillian's entry into Hollywood with a stake of $1000. Prior to entering films, the dimple-chinned, auburn-haired Londoner had briefly made a name in musical comedy on the stage. Read more...

Actor

Character: Introductory narrator

A Lad an' a Lamp 1932

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Character: Lillian, the kids' mother

Birthday Blues 1932

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Character: Dickie's mother

Free Wheeling 1932

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Character: Alice - Beckett's Adopted Daughter

Mark of the Spur 1932

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Character: Girl

Riptide 1934

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