Lenore Ulric

Born Jul 21, 1892

Lenore Ulric was a star of the Broadway stage and Hollywood films of the silent-film and early sound era. Her father, Franz Xavier Ulrich, was a United States Army hospital steward. He gave his daughter the name Lenore because of his fondness for the Edgar Allan Poe poem, "The Raven. " Miss Ulric dropped the H from her last name. She felt she was destined to become a stage actress from an early age. At the height of her stage career she was one of the brightest stars of the American theater.… Read More

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1892 Birth Born on July 21, 1892.


1915 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1915 she went to work for Pallas Pictures starring in several pictures that survive today at the Library of Congress.


1926 33 Years Old One of Ulric's biggest hits for Belasco was in 1926's Lulu Belle where she played a prostitute, a genre that spawned several Broadway hits in the 1920s. … Read More
1928 35 Years Old Ulric was married to actor Sidney Blackmer from 1928-1939.


1970 78 Years Old Lenore Ulric died of heart failure in Rockland State Hospital, Orangeburg, New York on December 30, 1970. … Read More
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