Betty Schade

Betty Schade (27 March 1895 27 March 1982) was a German-born American actress of the silent era. She appeared in about 135 films between 1913 and 1921. Schade was born in Geestemünde (Bremerhaven), Germany and married first to actor Fritz Schade. The couple traveled to California in 1912-1913 and joined the original Mack Sennett stock company. Later the two were signed to contracts with Carl Laemmle's Universal Pictures. In 1917, she wed actor Ernest Shields and was contracted to Universal Pictures.[2]

Betty Schade
Schade c. 1918
Frida Feddersen[1]

(1895-03-27)March 27, 1895
Geestemünde, Germany
DiedMarch 27, 1982(1982-03-27) (aged 87)
Years active1913-1921
Spouse(s)Fritz Schade
Ernest Shields

She died in Los Angeles, California in 1982.[3]

Selected filmography


  1. Gmür, Leonhard H. (2013). Rex Ingram: Hollywood's Rebel of the Silver Screen. Germany: Epubli 0. p. 410. ISBN 9783737597487.
  2. York, Cal (December 1917). "Plays and Players". Photoplay. Vol. 13. Chicago, Illinois, USA: Macfadden Communications Group. p. 92.
  3. Katchmer, George A. (2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 342. ISBN 9781476609058.

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