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Florence Lawrence

Florence Lawrence
Florence Lawrence
Personal information
Birth nameFlorence Annie Bridgwood
Birth dateJanuary 2, 1886
Place of birthHamilton, Ontario, Canada
Date of deathDecember 28, 1938(age 52)
Death placeWest Hollywood, California
Other namesThe First Movie Star, Biograph Girl, The Imp Girl
SpouseHarry Solter (1908-1920)
Charles Woodring (1921-1932)
Henry Bolton (1933-1934)
Parentsvaudeville actress Lotta Lawrence (Charlotte A. Bridgwood)

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Florence Lawrence (January 2, 1886 December 28, 1938) was a Canadian inventor and silent film actress. She is often referred to as "The First Movie Star." When she was popular, she was known as "The Biograph Girl," "The Imp Girl," and "The Girl of a Thousand Faces." Lawrence appeared in more than 270 films for various motion picture companies.

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