Jeanie MacPherson
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Jeanie MacPherson

Female
Born May 18, 1887

Jeanie MacPherson was a silent film actress from 1908 to 1917 and a film screenwriter through the 1940s. Jeanie MacPherson was educated in Paris and in Chicago and studied dancing from Theodore Kosloff. Her onstage experience started when she went to Chicago Musical College. In 1908, she made her screen debut in the D.W.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1887 Birth Born on May 18, 1887.

TWENTIES

1908 21 Years Old Jeanie MacPherson was educated in Paris and in Chicago and studied dancing from Theodore Kosloff. Her onstage experience started when she went to Chicago Musical College. In 1908, she made her screen debut in the D.W. Griffith directed dramatic short entitled The Factual Hour and would become a popular actress through the 1910s, appearing alongside such notable actors as Wallace Reid, Geraldine Farrar, Blanche Sweet and Wilfred Lucas before retiring from acting in 1917 and concentrating on a writing career within the film industry.

FORTIES

1927 40 Years Old As a screenwriter, MacPherson was a founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which was created on May 11, 1927 in Hollywood, California. … Read More

FIFTIES

1946 59 Years Old MacPherson died of cancer in 1946, aged 59, and was interred at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood. … Read More
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