Evelyn Brent

Evelyn Brent

  • Highest Rated: 100% The Last Command (1928)
  • Lowest Rated: 86% Underworld (1927)
  • Birthday: Oct 20, 1899
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Born in Florida, Evelyn Brent was raised in New York by her widowed father. A teenaged model, Evelyn began appearing in films at the Popular Plays and Players studio in Fort Lee, New Jersey. After World War I, she travelled to England, where she worked in films and on stage. Back in the U.S. in 1922, Evelyn established herself in exotic, "dangerous" roles, notably in the late-silent efforts of director Josef Von Sternberg. Luckily, Evelyn's voice matched her screen image perfectly, and she had no trouble adjusting to talkies; unluckily, her earliest talkie starring efforts were box-office failures, and by the mid-1930s Evelyn was consigned to secondary roles. She took occasional sabbaticals from Hollywood to tour in vaudeville, rounding out her acting career in such Monogram cheapies as Bowery Champs (1944) and The Golden Eye (1948). Evelyn Brent worked as an actor's agent in the 1950s, then retired, periodically emerging from her Westwood Village home to appear as guest of honor at theatrical revivals of her best silent films.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

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No Score Yet Woman Trap Actor 2012
No Score Yet Robin Hood of Monterey Actor 1947
93% The Seventh Victim Natalie Cortez 1943
No Score Yet Spy Train Frieda Molte 1943
No Score Yet The Payoff Alma Dorn 1942
No Score Yet Wrecking Crew Martha Poska 1942
No Score Yet Holt of the Secret Service Kay 1942
No Score Yet Dangerous Lady Hester Engel 1941
No Score Yet Emergency Landing Maude Lambert 1941
No Score Yet Wide Open Town Belle Langtry 1941
No Score Yet Speed Limited Natalie 1940
No Score Yet Daughter of the Tong Carney - The 1939
No Score Yet Panama Lady Lenore 1939
No Score Yet The Law West of Tombstone Clara Martinez 1938
No Score Yet Mr. Wong, Detective Olga Petroff / Countess Dubois / Sophie Dome 1938
No Score Yet Daughter of Shanghai Olga Derey 1937
No Score Yet The Last Train from Madrid Women's Battalion Officer 1937
No Score Yet The President's Mystery Ilka Blake 1936
No Score Yet Song of the Trail Myra 1936
No Score Yet It Couldn't Have Happened Beverly Blake 1936
No Score Yet Hopalong Cassidy Returns Lili Marsh 1936
No Score Yet Jungle Jim Shanghai Lil 1936
No Score Yet The Nitwits Mrs. Alice Lake 1935
No Score Yet Symphony of Living Paula Greig Rupert 1935
No Score Yet The World Gone Mad (The Public Be Hanged) (Public Be Damned) Carlotta Lamont 1933
No Score Yet High Pressure Francine Dale 1932
No Score Yet Traveling Husbands Ruby 1931
No Score Yet The Silver Horde Cherry Malotte 1930
No Score Yet Paramount on Parade Guest Star 1930
No Score Yet Broadway Pearl 1929
100% The Last Command Natascha Dobrow 1928
No Score Yet The Mating Call Actor 1928
86% Underworld "Feathers" McCoy 1927
No Score Yet Trapped by the Mormons Noro Prescott 1922
No Score Yet Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman Ethel 1917

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