Lois Wilson
American actor
Lois Wilson
Lois Wilson was an American actress best known for her work during the silent film era. She also directed two short films and was a scenario writer.
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Building a business for sellability - Royal Gazette
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When I was in Toronto recently I was fortunate to hear John Warrillow speak. I hadn't heard of him before and so I was a little sceptical at first. However once I learned that he now lives in Aix-en-Provence while training for the
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Carolyn Guinn Brush, 84 - Muncie Star Press
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She was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Brush; her parents; a brother, John Albert Guinn and a sister, Lois Wilson. Services will be held 11:00 am Friday, August 26, 2011 at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 W. Kilgore Avenue, Muncie
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Artists of the Week: "Sizzling Chile Pepper" Artists - Las Cruces Sun-News
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... Nancy Frost Begin, Annette Paajanon, Patricia Bonneau-White, Peggy Brown, Rebecca Courtney, Sue Nichols, Tammy Nolde, Valerie Graves, Wayne Huber, Flo Hosa Dougherty, Linda Gendall, Penny Thomas Simpson, Lois Wilson and Sandi Ciaramitaro
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Donovan C. Birmingham - SalemNews.net
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His wife, the former Lois Wilson Birmingham, whom he married June 6, 1955, died Dec. 15, 1991. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia (Frederick) Shimer of North Lima; a son, Brian (Kathy) Birmingham of New Springfield; a brother, Marshall Birmingham
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Today in History - Aug. 16 - mysask.com (press release)
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Lois Wilson became the first woman moderator of the United Church of Canada when she was elected at the church's general council in Halifax. In 1983, she was elected one of seven presidents of the World Council of Churches
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The great leap from page to screen - Irish Independent
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A silent version of the movie was adapted from the stage in 1926, starring Lois Wilson as Daisy. Wilson was once described as "the soft, marrying kind of woman". (Although she never married in real life.) This film is now lost and a trailer at the
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When discovery is the only thrill - Salon
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Lois Wilson as Daisy! But this "Gatsby," which has been eagerly sought by film historians for decades, remains a cautionary example of how easily pop-culture ephemera can disappear. The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles, 1942) Welles' second feature
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Tragic crash brings out best in community - Elmira Star-Gazette
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is the Star-Gazette's managing editor and general manager. Contact her in care of Star-Gazette, PO Box 285, Elmira, NY 14902; by phone at (607) 271-8284; or by e-mail lowilson@gannett.com
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The 10 greatest "missing movies" - Salon
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Lois Wilson as Daisy! But this "Gatsby," which has been eagerly sought by film historians for decades, remains a cautionary example of how easily pop-culture ephemera can disappear. The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles, 1942) Welles' second feature
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East Bridgewater High School grads plan 70th reunion - Enterprise News
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East Bridgewater High School graduates, from left, Esther Sweeney, Kathryn Lucini, Lois Wilson and Mary Walker, meet at a Dunkin' Donuts in East Bridgewater on Wednesday to finish planning a 70th class reunion. By Maria Papadopoulos Mary Walker is one
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Downtown businesses contend with Street Fair competition - WDAY
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Lois Wilson - Moorhead: “I came down for a corndog and I had one and I loved it, may go for more.” Street Fair weekend may not be the ideal time to make money if you're a downtown business owner, but that's not how they look at it
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Bermuda: Tough times don't last, tough people do - Royal Gazette
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From homeless foster kid to $4billion net worth, this is absolutely inspirational. www.youtube.com/watch?v=hndfUwPpzyQ. The above article was written by Lois Wilson and does not necessarily represent the views or opinions of The Royal Gazette
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Kenneth E. Broker - Sturgis Journal
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8, 1970, he married Lois (Wilson) Sturgis in Sturgis. Kenny had worked for Sturgis Company-GF Business of Sturgis for 26 years and for Midwest Tool and Cutlery for 18 years in Sturgis. Kenny enjoyed hunting, fishing, time spent with his family,
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analysisPartisanship and other problems with Senate reform - CBC.ca
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And Jean Chrétien, during his majority government, was open to making interesting policy-driven picks such as former independent senator Lois Wilson, previously the moderator of the United Church of Canada. Franks is "astonished" to see provincial
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Fire District 3 honors retiring deputy fire marshal - Upper Rogue Independent
Google News - over 5 years
Other tributes were paid by Lois Wilson, who just retired from the board of directors, Lorin Myers, district chaplain; Rob English, representing the firefighters union; Stacey Maxwell, chief finance manager; his mother-in-law; and his wife,
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Why Addiction Recovery Should Be a Feminist Issue - Opposing Views
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“To Wives” is a chapter in the Big Book, ostensibly written by Lois Wilson, the wife of AA's founder. Alcoholics Anonymous somehow remains the primary text of both institutional treatment and 12 Step recovery, and “To Wives” is the inspiration for
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Akron's AA sites give hope to visitor - Akron Beacon Journal (blog)
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''This whole fellowship is based on the wives of the drunks,'' he said, speaking of Anne Smith and Lois Wilson, the wives of Bill W. and Dr. Bob, and his own wife. ''Their faith helped [the husbands] get well,'' he said. Steve, a father of three who
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Seventy-three attend Bronson Alumni Banquet - Fort Scott Tribune
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Those attending from Bronson were Alan and Charlotte Stewart, Bonita Holeman, Lois Wilson, Geraldine Wolford Reeder, David and Irene Willits Helm, Thomas and Margaret Johnson, CW and Julia Ann Camac Rhoton, Edna Marie Sharkey Jackson,
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[PHOTOS] 'Miracle on the Hudson' to be displayed at Carolinas Aviation Museum - International Business Times
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The Museum was founded in 1992 by Floyd and Lois Wilson US Airways flight 1549 also known as the "Miracle on the Hudson" navigates an exit ramp near Burlington, New Jersey, June 5, 2011. The airplane which made a crash landing in the Hudson River in
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Twelve Steps to a Spiritual, Happy Life - Patch.com
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This weekend in upstate NY at the old home of Bill and Lois Wilson is the 60th celebration of AA and Alanon families coming together for a picnic but some Long Island groups are even older than that celebration. Bill and Bob published their book in
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lois Wilson
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1988
    Age 93
    Died on March 3, 1988.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1941
    Age 46
    Wilson played both romantic leads and character parts. Despite making a successful transition to sound, Wilson was dissatisfied with the roles she received in the 1930s and she soon retired in 1941, making only three films after 1939.
    More Details Hide Details Lois ventured to Broadway and television following her final role in The Girl From Jones Beach (1949) with Ronald Reagan. Wilson played in the network soap operas The Guiding Light in (1952) and The Edge of Night. She portrayed featured character roles.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1926
    Age 31
    Wilson was also the model of the Philadelphia Sesquicentennial Celebration's official poster, "America Welcomes the World" in 1926.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1924
    Age 29
    She was once described as having a screen image of "the soft, marrying kind of woman"; in real life, however, she never married. She was chosen by Paramount Pictures to represent the motion picture industry at the British Empire Exposition of 1924.
    More Details Hide Details She was described as "a typical example of the American girl in character, culture and beauty". Lois Wilson died of pneumonia at the Riverside Hospital for Skilled Care in Reno, Nevada at the age of 93. She was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. Her funeral service was conducted at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Beverly Hills, California. The following is a list of films that Lois Wilson either directed, acted in, wrote or produced: Silent Sound
  • 1922
    Age 27
    She was a WAMPAS Baby Star of 1922, and all told appeared in 150 movies.
    More Details Hide Details Her most recognized screen portrayals are Molly Wingate in The Covered Wagon (1923) and Daisy Buchanan in the silent film version of The Great Gatsby (1926). She acted opposite such leading male stars as Rudolph Valentino and John Gilbert.
  • 1919
    Age 24
    After appearing in several films at various studios, Wilson settled in at Paramount Pictures in 1919, where she remained until 1927.
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  • 1916
    Age 21
    In 1916 she visited Chicago, where she met pioneer female film director Lois Weber, who gave her a small part in her film The Dumb Girl of Portici, which starred famed ballerina Anna Pavlova.
    More Details Hide Details Weber then took her to Los Angeles, where she was groomed for stardom and began playing leads opposite the likes of J. Warren Kerrigan and Frank Keenan.
  • 1915
    Age 20
    In 1915 Wilson moved to California after winning a beauty contest put on by Universal Studios and the Birmingham News.
    More Details Hide Details This pageant was the predecessor to the Miss Alabama/Miss America pageant system, and Wilson is considered the first Miss Alabama. Upon arriving in Hollywood, she auditioned and was hired by the Victor Film Company for several small film roles.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1894
    Born
    Born on June 28, 1894.
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