Margarita Fischer

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Birthday
2, 1886
Birthplace
Missouri Valley, IA
Death Date
Mar 11, 1975 (89)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1886
Birthplace
Missouri Valley, IA
Death Date
Mar 11, 1975 (89)

About

Leading woman of silent film era classics who starred in How Men Propose and the three-reeler film Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Before Fame

She began acting in several notable onstage productions, eventually forming her own traveling stock company.

Trivia

Dropping the C from her last name made it sound less German to American audiences. She entered Hollywood in pictures with the American Company, later moving to Universal.

Family Life

She was born in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

Associated With

She and her director husband sought to revive her career with a lavish film production of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, which became one of the most expensive flops of the age.