Gladys Walton

Gladys Walton (April 13, 1903 November 15, 1993)[1] was an American actress of screen and stage.

Gladys Walton
Born(1903-04-13)April 13, 1903
DiedNovember 15, 1993(1993-11-15) (aged 90)
Years active19181925
Spouse(s)Frank Liddell
Henry M. Herbel

Early life and career

Born in Boston, Massachusetts and educated in Portland, Oregon, Gladys Walton debuted in films in small parts. However, as her acting talent came more out into the open, she was given larger and more important roles in films, such as La La Lucille in 1920 with Universal Studios, as well as The Secret Gift, also in 1920. She was also given a role in Pink Tights (1920), opposite film star Jack Perrin. Walton also had a successful stage career. She performed in several musicals during the 1920s on Broadway, such as The Last Waltz in 1921. She was a contract player for Universal from 1919 to 1925, earning $500 a week at the peak of her career.[2] Only 5 of her 38 films remain extant, Pink Tights 1920, All Dolled Up from 1921, The Untameable and Sawdust, both from 1923, and her final film, A Little Girl in a Big City released in 1925.[3]

Walton retired from acting in 1925.[4]

Personal life

Walton married screenwriter Frank Liddell in 1923. She later married to Henry M. Herbel, with whom she had six children.


Walton died of cancer on November 15, 1993.[4]

Selected filmography


  1. Dates of birth and death are submitted by her son, John Walton, from her death certificate
  2. "Gladys Walton". IMDb.
  3. "404 - 找不到文件或目录。".
  4. "Gladys Walton Dead; Silent-Film Actress, 90". The New York Times. 1993-12-23. Retrieved 11 October 2010.
  5. Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 322. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.

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