Lucille Ricksen

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Birthday
22, 1910
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Mar 13, 1925 (14)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1910
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Mar 13, 1925 (14)

About

Remembered for her roles in Those Who Dance, The Married Flapper, Human Wreckage, and numerous other silent films of the early Twentieth Century, this child actress tragically died of tuberculosis at the age of fourteen.

Before Fame

She started acting when she was just four years old. At the age of ten, she was cast by Samuel Goldwyn in a series of comedy shorts known, collectively, as The Adventures of Edgar Pomeroy.

Trivia

In the year preceding her death, she was named one of the Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers (WAMPAS)' "Baby Stars."

Family Life

Born Ingeborg Myrtle Elisabeth Ericksen, she grew up in Chicago, Illinois, as the daughter of Danish nationals Ingeborg Nielsen and Samuel Ericksen.

Associated With

She and English-born actress Dorothy Mackaill were both in the cast of the 1924 film The Painted Lady.

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