Sylvia Ashton
Date of Birth
Jan 26, 1880
Birth Place:
Denver, CO

Biography

A member of director D.W. Griffith's famous stock company in 1912, buxom blonde Sylvia Ashton later became a leading character actress for Famous Players-Lasky (Paramount), where she would prove a special favorite of director Cecil B. DeMille. Often playing rather silly women, Ashton is perhaps best remembered today as ZaSu Pitts' indomitable German mother in Erich Von Stroheim's classic Greed...