Blanche Sweet


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Birth Name: Blanche Sweet
Born: 06/18/1895
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 09/06/1986

She made her film debut in 1909 and was active through 1930. Among her later features were "Anna Christie" (1923), "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" (1924), "The Sporting Venus" (1925) and "The Silver Horde" (her last, 1930). Sweet's first husband, Marshall Nielan, directed her in a number of films, including "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" (1924). Her second husband was her stage co-star, Raymond Hackett. She spent her long retirement living in New York, a major crusader for film preservation, and was interviewed frequently by film historians.

Popular Television:
1992 American Masters (03/24/93)
1992 D.W. Griffith: Father of Film
1958 Thin Man