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Florence Vidor

Actor
Female
Born Jul 23, 1895
Hometown Houston, Texas
Died Nov 3, 1977
Death Place Pacific Palisades...
Height 5' 4½" (16...
Nationality American
Other Names Florence Cobb

Florence Vidor was an American actress. Born Florence Arto, her father, J. P. Arto, was an important executive and she started working in silent movies thanks to her husband, film director King Vidor. She signed her first contract with Vitagraph Studios in 1916. Her early fame was due to her role in the 1921 film Hail the Woman.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1895 Birth Born in 1895.

TWENTIES

1916 21 Years Old Born Florence Arto, her father, J. P. Arto, was an important executive and she started working in silent movies thanks to her husband, film director King Vidor. She signed her first contract with Vitagraph Studios in 1916.
1921 26 Years Old Her early fame was due to her role in the 1921 film Hail the Woman.

THIRTIES

1925 30 Years Old She divorced Vidor in 1925 after having had a daughter (Suzanne), but she kept his surname.
1926 31 Years Old In 1926, she married classical violinist Jascha Heifetz. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1977 82 Years Old She died in 1977 at the age of 82.
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