Mary Alden

Jun 18, 1883

Bio: Entering films in 1914, American actress Mary Alden was almost immediately swept into a momentous chapter of screen history. D. W. Griffith cast Mary as Lydia Brown, the mulatto housekeeper/mistress of reconstructionist senator Austin Stoneman, in the Civil War epic The Birth of a Nation (1915). Mary's big scene, which was often removed in reissue prints due to its… More


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