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Olive Tell

From Wikipedia Olive Tell (September 27, 1894 – June 6, 1951) was a stage and screen actress from New York City. She first appeared in motion pictures during World War I. Her early screen roles were in silent films like The Silent Master (1917), The Unforeseen (1917), Her Sister (1917), and National Red Cross Pageant (1917). Tell appeared opposite such popular film actors of the era as Donald Gallaher, Karl Dane, Ann Little, Rod La Rocque, Ethel Barrymore and a young Tallulah Bankhead. Tell married First National Pictures movie producer Henry M. Hobart in 1926. Her first husband was killed in World War I. Hobart and Tell moved to California in 1926 and stayed in Hollywood for twelve years. Her final screen credits came in the late 1930s. She performed in In His Steps (1936), Polo Joe (1936) with Joe E. Brown, Easy To Take (1936), and Under Southern Stars (1937). Tell's final screen appearance was in the George Cukor directed drama Zaza (1939), starring Claudette Colbert. Olive Tell died in Bellevue Hospital in 1951 after suffering a fractured skull at the Dryden Hotel, 150 East Thirty-Ninth Street, New York City, where she resided. She was fifty-six years old.


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Born:
Sep 27, 1894 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
29
First Appeared:
In the movie The Silent Master 1917-06-01
Latest Project:
Movie Under Southern Stars 1937-02-20
Known For
Poster of Woman Hungry
Poster of The Right of Way
Poster of Womanhandled
Poster of The Silent Master
Filmography
Movie Under Southern Stars Mrs. Jackson 1937-02-20
Movie Brilliant Marriage Mrs. Jane Taylor 1936-03-25
Movie Polo Joe Mrs. Hilton 1936-11-04
Movie Four Hours to Kill! Mrs. Madison 1935-04-11
Movie Shanghai Mrs. Hilton 1935-07-19
Movie The Witching Hour Mrs. Helen Thorne 1934-04-26
Movie Baby Take a Bow Mrs. Carson 1934-06-30
Movie The Scarlet Empress Princess Johanna Elizabeth 1934-05-09
Movie Strictly Personal Mrs. Laura Castleton 1933-03-17
Movie False Faces Mrs. Day 1932-10-12
Movie Woman Hungry Betty Temple 1931-04-04
Movie The Right of Way Kathleen 1931-02-07
Movie Ten Cents a Dance Mrs. Carlton 1931-03-06
Movie Ladies' Man Mrs. Fendley 1931-05-09
Movie Delicious Mrs. Van Bergh 1931-12-27
Movie Devotion Mrs. Trent 1931-09-25
Movie Cock o' the Walk Rosa Vallejo 1930-04-13
Movie Lawful Larceny Vivan Hepburn 1930-08-17
Movie Hearts in Exile Annna Reskova 1929-09-14
Movie The Trial Of Mary Dugan Mrs. Gertrude Rice 1929-06-08
Movie The Very Idea Marion Green 1929-09-15
Movie Slaves of Beauty Anastasia Jones 1927-06-05
Movie The Prince of Tempters Duchess of Chatsfield 1926-10-17
Movie Womanhandled Lucy Chatham 1925-12-27
Movie A Woman's Business Unknown 1920-06-01
Movie Wings of Pride Olive Muir 1920-08-01
Movie The Trap The Schoolteacher Heroine 1919-08-10
Movie The Silent Master Miss Virginia Arlen 1917-06-01
Movie The Unforseen Margaret Fielding 1917-10-21