~Madge Evans~

Born: July 1, 1909 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: April 26, 1981 in Oakland, California, USA
~The Los Angeles Times~
April 27, 1981
Madge Evans began her career as a child star and later took on roles as an ingenue, the beautiful
fiancee of her films' leading men.

In 1914, a 5-year-old Evans made her first film, "The Sign of the Cross." By the time she was 10 she
had made more than 30 films.

Evans, who had spent her teen years as a stage actress, signed with MGM and came to Hollywood in
1927.

Her best-known movies were "Dinner at Eight," "David Copperfield," "Pennies From Heaven," and
"What Every Woman Knows."

Her last major film was "The Thirteenth Chair" in 1937.

Evans left Hollywood when she married playwright Sidney Kingsley in 1939. Kingsley won the
Pulitzer Prize for best play by an American author in 1934 for "Men in White."

— Los Angeles Times Apr. 27, 1981
~Silent Filmography~
Classmates (1924) .... Sylvia, her niece
... aka Winning Through (UK)
On the Banks of the Wabash (1923) .... Lisbeth
Neighbor Nelly (1921)
The Little Match Girl (1921)
Heidi (1920) .... Heidi
Home Wanted (1919) .... Madge Dow
Three Green Eyes (1919) .... Child
The Love Defender (1919) .... Dolly Meredith
The Love Net (1918) .... Patty Barnes
The Power and the Glory (1918) .... Deanie Consadine
Heredity (1918) .... Nedda Trevor, as a child
... aka The Blood of the Trevors (USA)
Neighbors (1918) .... Clarissa Leigh
The Golden Wall (1918) .... Madge Lathroop
Stolen Orders (1918) .... Ruth Le Page as a child
Vengeance (1918) .... Young Nan as a Girl
True Blue (1918) (uncredited) .... Girl Child
Wanted: A Mother (1918) .... Eileen Homer
The Gates of Gladness (1918) .... Beth Leeds
Woman and Wife (1918)
... aka The Lifted Cross
The Little Patriot (1917) .... Undetermined Role
Adventures of Carol (1917) .... Carol Montgomery
The Corner Grocer (1917) .... Mary Brian, age 8
The Burglar (1917) .... Editha
The Little Duchess (1917) .... Geraldine Carmichael
... aka Jerry for Short (USA: informal alternative title)
Beloved Adventuress (1917) .... Francine (age 7)
Maternity (1917/I) .... Constance
... aka The Cry of the Unborn (USA)
The Web of Desire (1917) .... Marjorie
The New South (1916) .... Georgia Gwynne, as a girl
... aka Broken Chains (USA)
Seventeen (1916) .... Jane Baxter
The Hidden Scar (1916) .... Dot
... aka The Scorching Way
The Revolt (1916) .... Nannie Stevens
Husband and Wife (1916) .... Bessie
Sudden Riches (1916) .... Little Emily
The Devil's Toy (1916) .... Betty
The Little Church Around the Corner (1915) .... The Child
Zaza (1915) (uncredited) .... Child
The Master Hand (1915) .... Jean, as a child
The Seven Sisters (1915) .... Clara
Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915) (uncredited) .... Child Locked in Vault
Shore Acres (1914) .... Mildred
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