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Anita Page

Actor
Female
Born Aug 4, 1910

Anita Evelyn Pomares, better known as Anita Page, was a Salvadoran-American film actress who reached stardom in the last years of the silent film era. She became a highly popular young star, reportedly at one point receiving the most fan mail of anyone on the MGM lot. When Page died in 2008 at age 98, she was the last surviving "famous" film star of the silent era except for child actresses such as Baby Peggy and Baby Marie.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1910 Birth Born on August 4, 1910.

TEENAGE

1928 17 Years Old Page's first film for MGM was the 1928 comedy-drama Telling the World, opposite William Haines. … Read More
1929 18 Years Old She was also the last living attendee of the very first Academy Awards ceremony in 1929.

TWENTIES

1933 22 Years Old When her contract expired in 1933, she surprised Hollywood by announcing her retirement at the age of 23. … Read More
1934 23 Years Old She married composer Nacio Herb Brown in 1934, but the marriage was annulled a year later because Brown's previous divorce had not been finalized at the time they were married.
1937 26 Years Old She married Lieutenant Hershel A. House, a Navy pilot, in 1937 and they moved to Coronado, California and lived there until his death in 1991. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1996 85 Years Old Page returned to the screen in 1996 after sixty years retirement and appeared in several low budget horror films, several of which appeared to have been uncompleted or not released. … Read More
At the time of her death in September 2008, she was among the last to have acted as an adult in silent films (Barbara Kent and Miriam Seegar are among the handful of others) to live into the 21st century.
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