Pauline Frederick

Pauline Frederick
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Pauline Frederick
Film: South side of the 7000 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Born Aug. 12, 1883 in Watertown, NY
Died Sept. 19, 1938 of asthma attack in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Pauline Frederick was a noted actress of screen and stage.

Her debut on the stage was in "The Rogers Brothers at Harvard" at the Knickerbocker in New York, Sept. 1, 1902. A year later she appeared as Titiana in "A Princess of Kensington" at the Broadway Theater in New York.

She was engaged almost constantly in the theatrical world and had success after success on Broadway, in musical comedy, opera, dramas and eventually in film.

Among her many stage successes were "Joseph and His Brothers," "Innocent," and "Sampson." On the silent screen she starred in films including 1915's "ZaZa" and "Bella Donna," 1920's "Madame X" and 1921's "The Lure of Jade." She starred in talkies including 1928's "On Trial" and 1929's "Evidence" and "The Sacred Flame."

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