First wife of director DW Griffith who starred in A Corner in Wheat and The Sealed Room.
Her first on-screen role was in the 1908 movie The Adventures of Dollie. The film was also Griffith's directorial debut.
She wrote an autobiography titled When the Movies Were Young.
She separated from D.W. Griffith in 1912, but the two didn't divorce until 1936, when he decided to re-marry.
She appeared with Linda Arvidson in the 1909 film A Corner of Wheat.