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Milla Davenport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Milla Davenport was a stage and film actress, born in Zurich, Switzerland. Davenport was educated in Switzerland. She appeared with her husband actor Harry J. Davenport's (not the more famous Harry Davenport) repertory company for fifteen years. She began her career in motion pictures in the silent film Trapping the Bachelor (1916). She was in Daddy-Long-Legs (1919) with Mary Pickford, The Brat (1919) with Nazimova, Sins of the Fathers (1928) with Emil Jannings, and The Wedding Night (1935). Davenport continued to make movies well into the sound film era. Her last film credits are for roles in The Defense Rests (1934), Here Comes Cookie (1935), and an uncredited part in Human Cargo (1936)


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Born:
Feb 4, 1871 In Zürich, Switzerland
Movie/TV Credits:
15
First Appeared:
In the movie The Girl Who Stayed at Home 1919-03-23
Latest Project:
Movie Human Cargo 1936-05-15
Known For
Poster of Merrily We Go to Hell
Poster of The Road to Glory
Poster of Rip Van Winkle
Poster of The Girl Who Stayed at Home
Filmography
Movie Human Cargo German 1936-05-15
Movie The Wedding Night Grandmother 1935-03-08
Movie The Defense Rests Neighbor 1934-07-15
Movie Merrily We Go to Hell Prentice's Housekeeper (uncredited) 1932-06-10
Movie The Girl from Woolworth's Ma Donnelly 1929-10-27
Movie Crazy Like a Fox Mother 1926-08-26
Movie The Road to Glory Aunt Selma 1926-02-07
Movie Crossed Signals Mother Slattery 1926-09-28
Movie The Red Lily Madame Poussot 1924-09-08
Movie The Christian Matron 1923-01-14
Movie The Worldly Madonna Jail Matron 1922-05-01
Movie Rip Van Winkle Gretchen Van Winkle 1921-10-02
Movie The Forbidden Woman Luisa 1920-02-22
Movie The Girl Who Stayed at Home Unknown 1919-03-23
Movie Daddy-Long-Legs Mrs. Lippett 1919-05-11