Gladys Brockwell
Date of Birth
Sep 26, 1893
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York City, NY

Biography

An intelligent and versatile silent screen actress, Gladys Brockwell (née Lindeman) was the Brooklyn-born daughter of a struggling chorus girl. On-stage herself from the age of three, Brockwell played ingénues at 11 and dramatic leading ladies at 15, an early stardom that would help her ease gracefully into character roles in the 1920s. She made her screen debut for the Philadelphia-based Lubin...