Evelyn May Boucher (15 March 1892–5 June 1991) was a British film actress who had a number of leading roles in silent films during the 1910s and 1920s appearing in films such as Tom Brown's Schooldays and The Man Who Bought London made at Catford Studios. She frequently worked with her husband the director Floyd Martin Thornton.
|Born||15 March 1892|
|Died||5 June 1991|
She was born at Steyning in West Sussex in 1892, the daughter of Edward James Boucher (1850–1933) and Susannah née Parris (1855–1933). In 1915 she married the American writer and director Floyd Martin Thornton at Steyning. They had two sons, both born in England: Edward E. Martin (1916–2010) and Paul Mulford Martin (1921–1994). In 1925 she, her husband and her sons left the UK for America, where they all remained for the rest of their lives.
- The Faith of a Child (1915)
- Tom Brown's Schooldays (1916)
- The Man Who Bought London (1916)
- Diana and Destiny (1916)
- If Thou Wert Blind (1917)
- The Happy Warrior (1917)
- Love's Old Sweet Song (1917)
- The Man Who Forgot (1919)
- The Knave of Hearts (1919)
- The Warrior Strain (1919)
- The Power of Right (1919)
- The Flame (1920)
- My Lord Conceit (1921)
- Warren p.21
- 1901 England Census for Evelyn M Boucher
- England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915 for Evelyn M Boucher 1915
- USA Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 (1925) - Thornton Family
- U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 - Evelyn May Martin
- Low, Rachel. The History of British Film: Volume IV, 1918–1929. Routledge, 1997.
- Warren, Patricia. British Film Studios: An Illustrated History. Batsford, 2001.