Judith Vosselli

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Judith Vosselli
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Judith Vosselli
Born(1895-06-25)June 25, 1895
DiedSeptember 18, 1966(1966-09-18) (aged 71)
OccupationActress
Years active1920–35
Spouse(s)John Eshelman Lloyd

Judith Vosselli (June 25, 1895 – September 18, 1966) was a Spanish-born actress who appeared on the American stage and screen during the 1920s and 1930s.

Biography[edit]

Born in Barcelona, Vosselli made her American acting debut in the successful Broadway farce, Ladies' Night, which ran from 1920 to 1921.[1] She would appear on Broadway in 5 more plays over the next five years, including the successful Merry Wives of Gotham (1924), and Louie the 14th in 1925.[2][3]

She would make the transition from stage to film in 1926, with a role in the silent film, The Prince of Tempters.[4] Over the next ten years she would appear in over 20 feature films.[5]

Some of the more notable films in which she appeared include: A Lady's Morals (1930), starring Grace Moore, Reginald Denny, and Wallace Beery;[6] Inspiration, starring Greta Garbo and Robert Montgomery;[7] the 1932 original sound production of Madame Butterfly, starring Sylvia Sidney and Cary Grant;[8] and the 1935 classic, A Tale of Two Cities, starring Ronald Colman.[9] Vosselli would retire from acting after A Tale of Two Cities.

Vosselli died on September 18, 1966 in New York City.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

(Per AFI database)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ladies' Night". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  2. ^ "Merry Wives of Gotham". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  3. ^ "Louie the 14th". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  4. ^ "The Prince of Tempters: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Judith Vosselli". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  6. ^ "A Lady's Morals: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  7. ^ "Inspiration: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Madame Butterfly: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  9. ^ "A Tale of Two Cities: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.

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