Gladys Hanson

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Gladys Hanson
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Born Gladys Snook
5 September 1884
Atlanta, Georgia United States
Died 23 February 1973
Atlanta, Georgia United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1907-1939
Spouse(s) Charles Emerson Cook

Gladys Hanson (1884–1973) was a stage and silent film actress. Hanson began her career on the Broadway stage in 1907 with the Charles Frohman Company.[1] On the stage she played in the theatrical productions Our American Cousin (1908) with Edward Hugh Sothern, The Builder of Bridge (1909) with later film star Eugene O'Brien and The Governor's Lady (1912) with Emma Dunn and future film leading man Milton Sills.

In 1914 she began working in film for Famous Players and later worked for Universal and Essanay. Her last film appearance was Walls Tell Tales in 1928.[2]

She married Charles Emerson Cook but they later divorced. They had one child, Gladys-Irene Cook.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1914 The Straight Road Mary 'Moll' O'Hara
1915 The Climbers Blanche Sterling
The Primrose Path
1916 The Evangelist Christabel Nuneham
The Havoc
1917 National Red Cross Pageant Liberty Final episode
1928 Walls Tell Tales Short

References[edit]

  1. ^ PICTORAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN THEATER by Daniel Blum c. 1953
  2. ^ Gladys Hanson filmography IMDB
  3. ^ http://www.silentera.com

Bibliography[edit]

  • Raeburn, Eleanor, "Belasco's New Leading Woman", The Theatre Magazine, v.XVI n.140, October, 1912, p. 110.

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