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Grant in 1916
|Born||February 14, 1881|
|Died||March 12, 1949(aged 68)|
Grant was a singer who studied music in New York, hoping to sing grand opera. She performed musically on a tour of the western United States until health problems forced her to cease singing.
Grant became the companion of film director Sidney Olcott who cast her in his 1915 production of Nan O' the Backwoods. She had been part of the crew that went to film in Ireland, films released in 1915 she starred in All For Old Ireland, Bold Emmett, Ireland's Martyr and The Irish in America.
Grant also appeared in several films for other companies such as Lubin Studios in Philadelphia and for Famous Players-Lasky. In 1914, she married Olcott, with whom she would remain for the rest of her life, and after he left Kalem she performed in a few films for his production company before retiring in 1918.
- When Men Would Kill (1914)
- In the Hands of a Brute (1914)
- A Mother of Men (1914)
- Tricking the Government (1914)
- The Idle Rich (1914)
- The Melting Pot (1915)
- Nan O' the Backwoods (1915)
- The Irish in America (1915)
- All For Old Ireland (1915)
- Bold Emmett Ireland's Martyr (1915)
- The Ghost of Twisted Oaks (1915)
- The Taint (1915)
- The Innocent Lie (1916)
- The Daughter of MacGregor (1916)
- The Belgian (1918)
- "Valentine Grant". Deseret News. Utah, Salt Lake City. September 23, 1916. p. 21. Retrieved February 10, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
- Foster, Charles (2016). Canadians in Golden Age Hollywood 2-Book Bundle: Once Upon a Time in Paradise / Stardust and Shadows. Canada, Ontario, Toronto: Dundurn. Retrieved February 10, 2020.
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