Eleanor Boardman
Date of Birth
Aug 19, 1898
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA

Biography

After graduation from Philadelphia's Academy of Fine Arts, Eleanor Boardman went to New York, where she became a photographer's model. Her best work was as "The Kodak Girl" for the Eastman company in the late 'teens. An attempt to become a stage actress came to naught when Eleanor came down with laryngitis. Thanks to her Kodak ads, she was brought to Hollywood as a contractee for the Goldwyn...