Jobyna Howland

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Birthday
31, 1880
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Jun 7, 1936 (56)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
31, 1880
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Jun 7, 1936 (56)

About

Remembered for her roles in such early "talkies" as A Lady's Morals, Once in a Lifetime, and Big City Blues, she also appeared in numerous stage plays and in such silent films as Second Youth and The Way of a Woman.

Before Fame

She first appeared on Broadway in 1899; two decades later, she was cast in a silent film titled Her Only Way.

Trivia

Her brother, Olin Howland, also had a career as a stage and screen actor.

Family Life

In the early 1900s, she was briefly married to the Canadian writer Arthur Stringer. She later had a long-lasting, same-sex partnership with American playwright Zoe Akins.

Associated With

She acted in several films produced by the Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey comedy duo.