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Myrtle Stedman

From Wikipedia Myrtle Stedman (March 3, 1883 – January 8, 1938) was a leading lady and later character actress in motion pictures beginning in silent films in 1910. She was born in Chicago, Illinois and educated at a private finishing school there. Miss Stedman performed in light opera and musical comedies there. Her voice was cultivated in France. Her tutor was Marchesi, who was known as one of the finest instructors of voice culture in his country. Myrtle did not enter the field of light opera because of her preference for light opera. She starred for a number of seasons in Isle of Spice and The Chocolate Soldier. She performed for a year at the Whitney Theater in Chicago and was a prima donna of the Chicago Grand Opera Company. Her first appearances in movies were in Selig studio western and action short films. Among her feature films are Flaming Youth, The Valley of the Moon, The Dangerous Age, and The Famous Mrs. Fair. In 1936, she was signed by Warner Brothers to play bit and extra roles. Her last release was Accidents Will Happen, in 1938. Myrtle Stedman died of a heart attack in Hollywood, California in 1938 at the age of 54. Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood California. Her husband Marshall Stedman was a drama school conductor. They were divorced by 1920. Their son Lincoln Stedman was a prolific silent film character actor.

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Mar 3, 1883 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Two Orphans 1911-09-24
Latest Project:
Movie Accidents Will Happen 1938-04-09
Known For
Poster of She Loved a Fireman
Poster of Over the Goal
Poster of The Great O'Malley
Poster of The Law and the Outlaw
Movie Accidents Will Happen Professional Witness #2 1938-04-09
Movie A Slight Case of Murder Nurse (uncredited) 1938-02-26
Movie Ready, Willing and Able Junior's Mother 1937-03-06
Movie Green Light A Nurse 1937-02-20
Movie The Great O'Malley Nurse (uncredited) 1937-02-13
Movie That Man's Here Again Hospital Nurse 1937-04-16
Movie Under Southern Stars Arlene's Mother 1937-02-20
Movie The Go-Getter Hospital nurse with Bill (uncredited) 1937-05-22
Movie Missing Witnesses Minor Role 1937-12-11
Movie She Loved a Fireman Mrs. Brown 1937-12-18
Movie Over the Goal Marshall's Secretary 1937-10-16
Movie Back in Circulation Arlene's Maid (uncredited) 1937-09-25
Movie Draegerman Courage Nurse (uncredited) 1937-05-15
Movie Song of the Saddle Mrs. Coburn 1936-02-28
Movie Give Me Liberty Martha Washington 1936-12-19
Movie Here's to Romance Bit Part 1935-10-04
Movie School for Girls Mrs. Winters 1934-03-22
Movie Alias Mary Smith Mrs. Hayes 1932-07-14
Movie Klondike Miss Fielding 1932-08-29
Movie Beau Ideal Mrs. Frank Madison 1931-01-25
Movie Little Accident Mrs. Overbeck 1930-08-03
Movie The Truth About Youth Mrs. Ericson 1930-11-03
Movie The Wheel of Life Unknown 1929-06-15
Movie The Sin Sister Sister Burton 1929-02-10
Movie Alias The Deacon Unknown 1927-06-20
Movie Women's Wares Unknown 1927-10-01
Movie The Life of Riley Penelope Jones 1927-09-03
Movie Don Juan's 3 Nights Unknown 1926-09-04
Movie The Mad Whirl Gladys Herrington 1925-03-02
Movie Lilies of the Field Mazie 1924-02-29
Movie The Woman on the Jury Marion Masters 1924-04-20
Movie Wine Mrs. Warriner 1924-08-31
Movie The Dangerous Age Mrs. Sanderson 1923-02-04
Movie The Famous Mrs. Fair Mrs. Fair 1923-02-19
Movie Six Days Unknown 1923-09-09
Movie Temporary Marriage Unknown 1923-06-30
Movie Flaming Youth Mona Fentriss 1923-11-12
Movie Nancy from Nowhere Mrs. Halliday 1922-01-22
Movie Reckless Youth Mrs. Schuyler-Foster 1922-03-30
Movie The Concert Mary Martinot 1921-02-20
Movie Sowing the Wind Unknown 1921-04-01
Movie The Whistle Mrs. Chapple 1921-04-08
Movie Black Roses Unknown 1921-05-22
Movie Sex Mrs. Overman 1920-03-29
Movie The Silver Horde Cherry Malotté 1920-05-09
Movie Harriet and the Piper Unknown 1920-09-13
Movie The Tiger's Coat Unknown 1920-11-08
Movie The Call of the Cumberlands Adrienne Lescott 1916-01-23
Movie Hypocrites The Woman (as Miss Myrtle Stedman) 1915-01-20
Movie The Majesty of the Law Unknown 1915-08-26
Movie The Reform Candidate Unknown 1915-12-16
Movie Peer Gynt Unknown 1915-09-15
Movie Martin Eden Unknown 1914-08-16
Movie The Pursuit of the Phantom Helen Alden 1914-10-01
Movie The Law and the Outlaw Grace 1913-06-03
Movie The Two Orphans Countess de Linieres 1911-09-24