Leah Baird

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Leah Baird
Leah Baird Stars of the Photoplay.jpg
Publicity photo of Baird from Stars of the Photoplay (1916)
Born(1883-06-20)June 20, 1883
DiedOctober 3, 1971(1971-10-03) (aged 88)
Resting placeHollywood Forever Cemetery
Years active1910-1957
Spouse(s)Arthur F. Beck

Leah Baird (June 20, 1883 – October 3, 1971) was an American actress of the silent screen, and a screenwriter.


She began her film career in 1910 in Jean and the Waif opposite Jean, the Vitagraph Dog. She played several leads in William F. Brady's troupe, opposite Douglas Fairbanks. In the late 1910s she played in 15 episodes of the serial Wolves of Kultur. Baird wrote and produced film during the 1920s.[1]

Baird later became a screenwriter and contributed to a number of Clara Bow features. She was married to producer Arthur F. Beck.

Partial filmography[edit]

Photo from The First One Hundred Noted Men and Women of the Screen by Carolyn Lowrey pub. 1920





  1. ^ Blaetz, Robin. "Leah Baird". Women Film Pioneers. Columbia University Libraries. Retrieved 5 October 2015.

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