Edna Purviance

Edna Purviance
1895 - 1958

Edna Purviance  American Actress


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Edna Purviance was previously married to John P. Squire.

Edna Purviance was in a relationship with Charles Chaplin (1916 - 1918).


American Actress Edna Purviance was born Olga Edna Purviance on 21st October, 1895 in Paradise Valley, Nevada USA and passed away on 13th Jan 1958 Hollywood, California USA aged 62. She is most remembered for one of Charlie Chaplins leading ladies. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Edna Purviance was in an on-screen matchup with Charles Chaplin in A Burlesque on Carmen (1915).

Edna Purviance is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Cancer deaths in California and American silent film actors.


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Dating1 2 years - -
Married1 7 years - -
Total2 7 years 4 years, 6 months 2 years


First Name Edna
Last Name Purviance
Full Name at Birth Olga Edna Purviance
Alternative Name Olga Edna Purviance, Edna Purviance
Age 62 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st October, 1895
Birthplace Paradise Valley, Nevada USA
Died 13th January, 1958
Place of Death Hollywood, California USA
Cause of Death Throat Cancer
Buried Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery
Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame one of Charlie Chaplins leading ladies
Year(s) Active 1915-1927, 1915–1927

Olga Edna Purviance (; October 21, 1895 – January 13, 1958) was an American actress of the silent film era. She was the leading lady in many of Charlie Chaplin's early films and in a span of eight years, she appeared in over 30 films with him.

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Edna Purviance62 LibraActress
John P. Squire-
Charles Chaplin88 AriesActor


Limelight1952Mrs. Parker (uncredited)Movie
Monsieur Verdoux1947Garden Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
Education of a Prince1927La reine Liska de SilistrieMovie
A Woman of the Sea1926JoanMovie
A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate1923Marie St. ClairMovie
The Pilgrim1923The GirlMovie
Pay Day1922Foreman's DaughterShort Film
The Kid1921The WomanMovie
The Idle Class1921Edna, Neglected WifeShort Film
A Day's Pleasure1919MotherShort Film
Sunnyside1919Village BelleShort Film
Shoulder Arms1918The GirlShort Film
A Dog's Life1918Bar Singer (uncredited)Short Film
Triple Trouble1918Maid (uncredited)Short Film
The Bond1918Charlie's Wife, LibertyShort Film
How to Make Movies1918Actress (uncredited)Short Film
Charlie Chaplin: The Essanay Comedies1918Her sister, The farmer's daughterMovie
Easy Street1917The Mission WorkerShort Film
The Immigrant1917ImmigrantShort Film
The Adventurer1917The GirlShort Film
The Cure1917The GirlShort Film
The Count1916Miss MoneybagsShort Film
The Pawnshop1916Pawnbroker's DaughterShort Film
Police1916The GirlShort Film
The Vagabond1916Gypsy drudgeShort Film
The Rink1916The GirlShort Film
The Floorwalker1916SecretaryShort Film
The Fireman1916GirlShort Film
Behind the Screen1916The GirlShort Film
A Jitney Elopement1915EdnaShort Film
A Night in the Show1915Lady in the Stalls with Beads (uncredited)Short Film
A Burlesque on Carmen1915Carmen - the GypsyShort Film
By the Sea1915Wife of Man in Top Hat (uncredited)Short Film
The Bank1915StenographerShort Film
The Tramp1915Farmer's Daughter (uncredited)Short Film
Shanghaied1915Daughter of the Shipowner (uncredited)Short Film
The Champion1915Trainer's Daughter (uncredited)Short Film
Work1915Maid (uncredited)Short Film
A Woman1915Daughter of the House (uncredited)Short Film
A Night Out1915Headwaiter's Wife (uncredited)Short Film
In the Park1915Nursemaid (uncredited)Short Film
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ZiggyStarduxt9282738ZiggyStarduxt9282738Nov 5, 2018

shared a link: https://www.allmovie.com/artist/edna-purviance-p58092

halfgoofyhalfgoofyMay 30, 2018

shared a link: https://movietube.online/actor/21301/Edna+Purviance

wjerryzwjerryzNov 5, 2015

Great actress very popular, stared in Chaplin films alot

birdDec 23, 2008

she is forgiven

biri2Nov 6, 2008

nice and she beautiful

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