Madlaine Traverse
Date of Birth
Aug 01, 1875
Birth Place:
Cleveland, OH


A slightly ludicrous screen vamp from Ohio, Madlaine Traverse (born Businsky) was educated in Europe. A performer from the age of 12, Traverse was a featured artist at Cohen's Grand Opera House in Chicago and at the Gaiety in New York prior to making her screen debut opposite stage star Carlotta Nillson in the melodrama Leah Kleschna (1913). She briefly menaced Grace Darmond in the serial The...