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.)
パラマウント・アートクラフト映画社花形のロイス・ウィルソン嬢はペンシルヴァニア州ピッツバーグに生を受け、幼くして家族と共にアラバマ州バーミンガムに引っ越しそこで育てられた。ウィルソン嬢は教職の道を選び、卒業後は田舎の学校で教鞭をとっていた。三週間の教師生活の後、シカゴを訪れた嬢はロイス・ウェバー監督との出会いを果たす。『ポルチシの唖娘（The Dumb Girl of Portici）』で端役を与えられ、プロデューサーの決断によりロスアンゼルス行きが決定する。ウォルター・ケリガン主演作の女主人公を任され、後にフランク・キーナンの相手ともなった。現在はフェイマス・プレイヤーズ・ラスキー社所属である。身長は5尺7寸、體重は14貫5百匁、褐色の髪と榛色の瞳を有する。
Lois Wilson, leading woman for Paramount-Artcraft Pictures, was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., and when a child removed with her family to Birmingham, Ala., in which city she was raised. Miss Wilson studied to be a school teacher and after graduating taught in a rural school. After teaching for about three weeks she journeyed to Chicago where she met Lois Weber. She was given a small part in « The Dumb Girl of Portici » and the producer decided to take her to Los Angeles. There she became leading woman for J. Walter Kerrigan and later played opposite Frank Keenan. She is now with Famous Players-Lasky Corporation. Miss Wilson is five feet five and one-half inches high, weighs one hundred and twenty pounds and has brown hair and hazel eyes..
Who’s Who on the Screen (New York: Ross Publishing Co., 1920.)