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Florence Turner

  • Highest Rated: 100% The Iron Mask (1929)
  • Lowest Rated: 33% The Sign of the Cross (1932)
  • Birthday: Jan 6, 1885
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • At age three Florence Turner began appearing in stage productions, and was already a veteran actress when she joined Vitagraph at age 21; the year was 1906 and the dawn of popular cinema was at hand. Credited only as the Vitagraph Girl, she became one of the screen's first stars. In 1913, she went to England with Larry Trimble, her frequent director and long-time friend; they performed together in London music halls and formed Turner Films, their own production company. Turner sometimes co-wrote and/or directed her own films. From 1916-20 she lived in the U.S.; from 1920-24 in England; and after 1924 in Hollywood. However, her popularity had greatly decreased as the popularity of films boomed; she went on to play secondary roles and eventually had to beg for work. In the '30s she was put on the MGM payroll, but it was an act of charity: she was used only as an extra and in bit parts.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Thousands Cheer Mother at Station 1943
No Score Yet One Rainy Afternoon Bit Role (uncredited) 1936
No Score Yet The Animal Kingdom (The Woman in His House) Additional Cast 1932
33% The Sign of the Cross Christian 1932
100% The Iron Mask Actor 1929
No Score Yet The Road to Ruin Mrs. Canfield 1928
No Score Yet The Pace That Kills Actor 1928
89% College Ronald's Mother 1927
No Score Yet Walking Back Mrs. Schuyler 1926

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