Jobyna Ralston

Jobyna Ralston

Born Nov 21, 1899

Jobyna Ralston was an American stage and film actress.

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1899 Birth Born Jobyna Lancaster Raulston in South Pittsburg, Tennessee in 1899 to parents who named her after famed entertainer of the time, Jobyna Howland. … Read More
1909 9 Years Old At the age of nine she gave her first stage performance in Cinderella during the grand opening of the Wilson theatre/Opera House in 1909.


1915 15 Years Old Around 1915, Ralston attended acting school in New York. … Read More


1922 22 Years Old She abandoned the stage for the screen in 1922 when her mother's health began to decline, and she needed to make more money to help pay the medical bills.
1923 23 Years Old In 1923 she was named by the film industry as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars. … Read More
1927 27 Years Old Ralston was married twice. The first time was to her childhood beau John Campbell, but the marriage did not last. In 1927 she married actor Richard Arlen, whom she had met on the set of Wings.


1945 45 Years Old They had one child, actor Richard Arlen, Jr. Ralston and Arlen divorced in 1945.


1967 67 Years Old Ralston spent the last five years of her life suffering from rheumatism and had a series of strokes. She died in 1967 from pneumonia at the Motion Picture Country Home in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California. … Read More
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