MYRTLE STEDMAN was born in Chicago, Ill., in 1888, and received her education in Mrs. Starret’s School of that city. She has had a wide theatrical career, and is an accomplished actress. She has had a successful stage career, having appeared in musical comedy and light opera, prior to her screen debut which was made in 1912. Her screen debut was made with the old Selig Company, and she has since appeared in the productions of almost every first class producer, her ability to portray roles of matured womanhood, wherein proper dignity, bearing, humor and art are so necessary, making her services by all producers always in demand. Mrs. Stedman is the mother of Lincoln Stedman, himself a promising young actor. Her hobby is naturally the care of her pretty Hollywood bungalow. She is 5 feet 7 inches in height, weighs 140 lbs., and has blond hair and hazel eyes.
Famous film folk; a gallery of life portraits and biographies
(New York; George H. Doran company, 1925.)
JANE NOVAK was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and is a graduate of the famous Notre Dame Convent of that city. Her father was a newspaper editor in St. Louis and offered no objections when youthful Jane suggested she become an actress. Vaudeville offered her the first opportunity, and later she entered the musical comedy field. Los Angeles beckoned and beautiful Jane made her debut in pictures, appearing with great success in « Eyes of the World. » Finally she became leading lady for William S. Hart, and then graduated to stardom in her own right. Years of picture work have left no mark upon her, she still possessing that unspoiled charm which characterized her first public appearance. She is a splendid swimmer, plays golf excellently, is the mother of a wonderful daughter, and is 5 feet 7 inches tall. She weighs 125 lbs., has blond hair and expressive blue eyes.
Famous film folk; a gallery of life portraits and biographies (New York; George H. Doran company, 1925.)