Cissy Fitzgerald

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Cissy Fitzgerald
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Born (1873-02-01)1 February 1873
England, UK
Died 10 May 1941(1941-05-10) (aged 68)
Ovingdean, Sussex, England, UK
Other names "The Girl with the Wink"
Occupation Actress
Years active 1890s-1937
Spouse(s) Oliver Mark Tucker
Children Oliver Mark Fitzgerald(son)
Julia

Cissy Fitzgerald (1 February 1873 – 10 May 1941) was an English-American vaudeville actress, dancer and singer who appeared in numerous silent and sound films. She made her first film almost at the beginning of film in 1896 appearing in a self-titled short film shot by Thomas Edison. She did not appear in films again until 1914 where she signed with the Vitagraph[1] company and was quite popular in feature films and her own series of Cissy short films. Very little of Fitzgerald's silent material survives today but she can be seen in a comic backup role in the 1928 Lon Chaney vehicle Laugh, Clown, Laugh.

Fitzgerald was married to Oliver Mark Tucker and had two children, a son and a daughter.[2][3]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pictorial History of the Silent Screen by Daniel Blum c. 1953
  2. ^ Silent Film Necrology 2nd Edition by Eugene Michael Vazzana c. 2001
  3. ^ Who Was Who on Screen by Evelyn Mack Truitt c. 1983

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