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Virginia Valli

Actor
Female
Born Jun 10, 1898
Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Died Sep 24, 1968
Death Place City of Palm Springs
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Nationality American
Other Names McSweeney, Virginia

Virginia Valli was an American stage and film actress whose motion picture career started in the silent film era and lasted until the beginning of the sound film era of the 1930s. Born Virginia McSweeney in Chicago, Illinois, she got her acting start in Milwaukee with a stock company. She also did some film work with Essanay Studios in her hometown of Chicago, starting in 1916. Valli continued to appear in films throughout the 1920s.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1898 Birth Born on June 10, 1898.

TEENAGE

1916 18 Years Old Born Virginia McSweeney in Chicago, Illinois, she got her acting start in Milwaukee with a stock company. She also did some film work with Essanay Studios in her hometown of Chicago, starting in 1916. … Read More

TWENTIES

1924 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1924 she was the female lead in King Vidor's Southern Gothic Wild Oranges, a film now being seen after several decades of film vault obscurity.

THIRTIES

1929 31 Years Old Her first sound picture was The Isle of Lost Ships in 1929, but her film career would not last much longer due to declining fame.
1931 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Unable to find a suitable studio, she quit films after making the quickie Night Life in Reno, in 1931. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1966 68 Years Old She suffered a stroke in 1966, and died two years later, aged 70, in Palm Springs, California. … Read More
1968 70 Years Old Died on September 24, 1968.
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