On This Day

Mary Pickford

Actress Mary Pickford

Full Name: Gladys Marie Smith
Profession: Actress


Why Famous: Coquette, The Poor Little Rich Girl

Born: April 8, 1892
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Star Sign: Aries

Died: May 29, 1979 (aged 87)
Cause of Death: Cerebral hemorrhage

Married Life

  • 1911-01-07 Actress Mary Pickford (19) weds actor Owen Moore (25)
  • 1920-03-02 Actress Mary Pickford (27) divorces actor Owen Moore (33) after 9 years of marriage
  • 1920-03-28 Actor Douglas Fairbanks (36) marries actress Mary Pickford (28)
  • 1936-01-10 Actress Mary Pickford (44) divorces actor Douglas Fairbanks (52) after 15 years of marriage
  • 1937-06-26 Actress Mary Pickford (45) weds actor and band leader Charles Rogers (32)

Events in the Life of Mary Pickford

  • 1909-06-07 Mary Pickford makes her screen debut at the age of 16
  • 1916-06-24 Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to get a million dollar contract
  • 1930-04-03 2nd Academy Awards: "The Broadway Melody", Warner Baxter & Mary Pickford win. First time Academy Awards are broadcast on the radio.

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