Virginia Valli
Date of Birth
Jun 10, 1898
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


A popular leading lady of the 1920s, Virginia Valli (born McSweeney) had appeared with a Milwaukee stock company prior to making her screen debut with the Chicago-based Selig Polyscope Company in 1915. By 1917, she was a popular ingenue with Essanay, another Chicago producer. She became a top star with Metro in Hollywood, who cast her opposite matinee idol Bert Lytell in several popular melodramas...