Edna Purviance

Oct 21, 1895
Paradise, Nevada, USA

Bio: From 1915-23 she was Charlie Chaplin's only leading lady; they had met at a party and soon became lovers. When their relationship had run its course, he tried to launch her in a dramatic career (and meanwhile move her out of his films) with A Woman of Paris (1923), in which she starred and which he produced, directed, and wrote; the film was a success but failed to… More


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