Virginia Lee Corbin
Virginia Lee Corbin
|Born||December 5, 1910|
Prescott, Arizona, U.S.
|Died||June 5, 1942 (aged 31)|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Cause of death||tuberculosis|
|Years active||1913 - 1931|
|Spouse(s)||Theodore Krol (1929-1937; divorced); 2 children|
Charles Jacobson (193?-1942; her death)
|Children||Phillip Harold (b. 1932)|
Robert Lee (b. 1935)
Virginia Lee Corbin (December 5, 1910 - June 4, 1942) was an American silent film actress. Corbin began her career as a child actress in 1916, when she was billed as Baby Virginia Corbin, and went on to become a youthful flapper in the 1920s. She was one of the many silent stars that would not make it in the sound era, and retired from acting in the early 1930s.
She married Chicago stockbroker Theodore Krol in 1929 and they had two children, Phillip and Robert. They divorced in 1937 and shortly after she married another Chicago stockbroker, Charles Jacobson.
She died at age 31 from tuberculosis.
- Let Katie Do It (1916) (uncredited)
- Pidgin Island (1916)
- Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917)
- Vengeance of the Dead (1917)
- Enemies of Children (1923)
- Wine of Youth (1924)
- The City That Never Sleeps (1924)
- Broken Laws (1924)
- The Cloud Rider (1925)
- Headlines (1925)
- The Handsome Brute (1925)
- Hands Up! (1926)
- The Honeymoon Express (1926)
- The Whole Town's Talking (1926)
- The Perfect Sap (1927)
- Play Safe (1927)
- Bare Knees (1928)
- Footlights and Fools (1929)
- X Marks the Spot (1931)
- Shotgun Pass (1931)
- Billboard June 27, 1942
- Motion Picture Classic Vol. III No.7 (March 1917)
- Silents Are Golden website article
- Lussier, T: "Silentera.com"
- Dye, David. Child and Youth Actors: Filmography of Their Entire Careers, 1914-1985. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., p. 43.
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