Florence Lee (born 1864)

Florence Lee (18641933) was an American silent era actress who appeared in over 90 films between 1911 and 1931. She is perhaps best known to modern audiences for her last film role, that of the blind girl's grandmother in Charlie Chaplin's City Lights (1931).[1] She also appeared in some Our Gang movies during the 1920s.

Florence Lee
BornFebruary 1864
DiedFebruary 17, 1933 (aged 68 - 69)
Years active1911-1931


Year Title Role Note
1911Enoch ArdenOn the BeachShort
1912A Voice from the DeepOn Roller CoasterShort, Uncredited
1912Won by a FishAt DinnerShort
1913Almost a Wild ManActress in The Rise & Fall of McDooShort
1922Hell's Border
1922The TrouperMrs. Selden
1922Top o' the MorningJerry's Aunt
1923Mary of the MoviesMary's Mother
1924Jack O'ClubsMrs. Miller
1924Virtue's RevoltMrs. Cane
1925Just Plain Folks
1925The Love BugGrandma ThomasShort
1925Across the DeadlineMrs. Revelle
1925Ask GrandmaGrandmaShort
1925Speed MadGrandma Smithers
1925The Road AgentMrs. Worth - the Mother
1925The Flame FighterMrs. Sparks
1925Luck and SandRoy's Mother
1952The MoviesThe Boy's MotherShort, Uncredited
1926My StarsJohnny's Mother
1926The Devil's PartnerDeputy Sheriff's Wife
1926The High HandMrs. Oaks
1928The Little BuckarooMrs. Durking
1928The Bronc StomperMrs. Hollister
1931City LightsThe Blind Girl's Grandmother(final film role)


  1. Robinson 1985, p. 406.


  • Robinson, David (1985). Chaplin:His Life and Art. New York: McGraw-Hill Books Company. ISBN 0-07-053181-1.
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