Edna Purviance

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Birthday
21, 1895
Birthplace
Paradise Valley, NV
Death Date
Jan 11, 1958 (62)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1895
Birthplace
Paradise Valley, NV
Death Date
Jan 11, 1958 (62)

About

American silent film actress who was known as the leading lady in Charlie Chaplin's films appearing in thirty roles since 1915.

Before Fame

She learned piano at an early age and went to business college in San Francisco while working as a secretary.

Trivia

She was portrayed by Penelope Ann Miller in the 1992 film Chaplin.

Family Life

She was romantically involved with Charlie Chaplin for years before marrying pilot John Squire in 1938.

Associated With

She appeared in thirty of Charlie Chaplin's films as the leading lady.