Catherine Calvert

Catherine Calvert (born Catherine Cassidy, April 20, 1890 – January 18, 1971) was an American actress.

Catherine Calvert
From Who's Who on the Screen, 1920
Catherine Cassidy

(1890-04-20)April 20, 1890
DiedJanuary 18, 1971(1971-01-18) (aged 80)
Spouse(s)George A. Carrothers (m. 1925–1952; his death)
Paul Armstrong (December 12, 1913 – August 30, 1915; his death; 1 child)


Catherine Calvert, as she was known on the screen, was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland.[1] She made her stage debut in the play Brown of Harvard in September 1908, in Albany, New York.[1] After many years experience onstage in productions including The Deep Purple (a play by her husband, Paul Armstrong), in 1910, she entered films via Keeney Pictures Corporation in A Romance of the Underworld (1918; based on a play in which she had appeared onstage).[2]

Other films in which she appeared include Marriage, Out of the Night, Career of Katherine Bush, Marriage for Convenience, and Fires of Faith.[2] Around 1920 she was a star of Vitagraph Studios.[2]



  1. Hines, Dixie; Hanaford, Harry Prescott, eds. (1914). "Calvert, Catherine (Catherine Calvert Cassidy)". Who's Who in Music and Drama. New York: H. P. Hanaford. p. 60.
  2. Fox, Charles Donald; Silver, Milton L., eds. (1920). "Catherine Calvert". Who's Who on the Screen. New York: Ross Publishing. p. 272.
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