American actress best known for her silent film collaborations with director D.W. Griffith in films such as The Lonedale Operator and Judith of Bethulia.
She was only four years-old when she was touring with the play The Battle of the Strong.
Her talkie film career was very short-lived, however, she was praised for her work in Show Girl in Hollywood.
She was married to Marshall Neilan from 1922 to 1929 and later married Raymond Hackett in 1935.
She was replaced by Lillian Gish for the silent film epic The Birth of a Nation.