Virginia Pearson
Date of Birth
Mar 07, 1888
Birth Place:
Louisville, KY

Biography

American silent-screen actress Virginia Pearson is best remembered for a role she didn't play, that of the voracious man-eater in the 1914 Fox hit A Fool There Was. Pearson had starred in the original 1909 Broadway play, but when the screen rights were acquired by William Fox, the producer was persuaded to cast an unknown, Theda Bara. The rest, as they say, is history. Ironically, Bara made her...