Lois Weber
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1882
Birth Place:
Allegheny City, PA


In the years prior to her movie career, American director Lois Weber was a concert pianist, charity fundraiser, and stage actress. While appearing in a stock company production of Why Girls Leave Home, Weber met her future husband, actor Phillips Smalley. Both Weber and Smalley entered films in 1905, joining the Gaumont company, where they wrote, acted, and directed in several primitive "talking"...