Person Details

Birthday: 1895-10-21 10:42:41

Death: 1958-01-11 10:42:41

Aliases: Olga Edna Purviance , Една Перваєнс

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Paradise Valley, Nevada, USA

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Movie Involvements: 8

TV Involvements: 1


Most Famous Work

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edna Purviance (October 21, 1895 – January 11, 1958) was an American actress during the silent movie era. She was the leading lady in many Charlie Chaplin movies. In a span of eight years, she appeared in over thirty films with Chaplin.

Most Famous Work

Limelight
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8

Limelight

(1952) Mrs. Parker
A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
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7

A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate

(1923) Marie St. Clair
Birth of the Tramp
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7

Birth of the Tramp

(2013) Herself
Unknown Chaplin
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8

Unknown Chaplin

(1983) Herself & In Out-Takes
Chaplin Today: The Kid
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6

Chaplin Today: The Kid

(2003) The Woman
Chaplin's Goliath
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7

Chaplin's Goliath

(1996) Herself
Charlie Chaplin: The Little Tramp
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0

Charlie Chaplin: The Little Tramp

(1980) Farmer's Daughter (archive footage)
Charlie Chaplin: A Tramp's Life
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0

Charlie Chaplin: A Tramp's Life

(1998) Herself (archive footage)

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2017 Archive footage
2013 Herself
2007 N/A
2003 The Woman
1998 Herself (archive footage)
1996 Herself
1983 Herself & In Out-Takes
1980 Farmer's Daughter (archive footage)
1961 N/A
1959 Various (archive footage)
1957 N/A
1952 Mrs. Parker (uncredited)
1951 Carmen
1947 Garden Party Guest (uncredited)
1944 N/A
1941 N/A
Various Roles (archive footage)
1938 Various Roles
1926 N/A
1923 Marie St. Clair
Miss Brown
1922 Foreman's Daughter
1921 Edna the Neglected Wife
The Woman
1919 Mother
Village Belle
1918 The Girl
Charlie's Wife
Maid
Bar Singer
N/A
1917 Miss Brown - The Girl
Immigrant
The Girl
The Mission Worker
1916 The Girl
Aspiring Actress
Pawnbroker's Daughter
Miss Moneybags
Girl Stolen by Gypsies
Girl
Daughter of the House
Store Manager's Secretary
1915 Carmen
Lady in the Stalls with Beads
Daughter of the Shipowner
Secretary
Daughter of the House
Maid
Man in Top Hat's Sweetheart
Farmer's Daughter
Edna
Nursemaid
Trainer's Daughter
The Headwaiter's Wife
Year Character Movie/Tv

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