Clara Kimball Young
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1890
Birth Place:
Benton Harbor, MI

Biography

American actress Clara Kimball Young started making films as an ingénue at the Brooklyn-based Vitagraph Studios in 1912. She was skilled at both comedy and drama; one of her better roles was the hypnotized title character in Trilby (1917). Clara married James Young, a prominent actor and director, and saw to it that her fame would help promote his career, even after the marriage faltered. The...