Date of birth : May 28, 1893, Jersey City, New Jersey.
Occupation actress in silent films.
The "Norma" of Norma Jeane was a tribute to this star, Gladys Baker's favourite actress.
Many considered her as the best actress and the most multipurpose of silent films.
She became famous thanks to "Battle Cry of Peace" (1914).
In 1926, she withdrew form cinema aged 33; she had shot more than 60 movies.
This same year, she separated from her husband.
Later, she married George Jessell.
Inveterate drug-addict, she died in 1957.