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Leah Baird

  • Highest Rated: 100% Kings Row (1942)
  • Lowest Rated: 80% Watch on the Rhine (1943)
  • Birthday: Invalid date
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • A pioneering American screen actress, Leah Baird played Rebecca of York opposite King Baggot's dashing Ivanhoe for Carl Laemmle's IMP in 1913. She starred in countless other films for both the various Universal brands and for Vitagraph, and in 1918 she battled the insidious Hun in 15 episodes of the serial Wolves of Kultur. No longer in the bloom of youth by the mid-'20s, Baird retrenched and became a screenwriter, a line of work she had dabbled in as far back as 1913. She contributed to several so-so Clara Bow vehicles but sound put a damper on her endeavors and she retired from screen work. Baird returned to films in 1941 as a bit player and was fairly busy until after the war. Her last credited role came in the all-star Mike Todd extravaganza Around the World in Eighty Days in 1956.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Shadow of a Woman Mrs. Calvin 1946
No Score Yet My Reputation Woman 1946
86% Mildred Pierce Police Matron 1945
No Score Yet Pillow to Post Sailor's Mother 1945
No Score Yet Thank Your Lucky Stars Bus Passenger 1943
80% Watch on the Rhine Miss Drake 1943
No Score Yet This Is the Army Old Timer's Wife 1943
80% Air Force Nurse No. 2 1943
No Score Yet Lady Gangster Matron 1942
100% Kings Row Aunt Mamie 1942
No Score Yet Dangerously They Live Telephone Operator 1941
No Score Yet Manpower Matron 1941
No Score Yet Jungle Bride Screenwriter 1933
No Score Yet Spangles Screenwriter 1926
No Score Yet Devil's Island Screenwriter 1926
No Score Yet Ivanhoe Rebecca of York 1913
No Score Yet Bunny And The Bunny Hug Actor

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