Julia Swayne Gordon

Julia Swayne Gordon (October 29, 1878 May 28, 1933) was an American actress. She appeared in 228 films between 1908 and 1933.

Julia Swayne Gordon
Gordon in 1915
Born(1878-10-29)October 29, 1878
DiedMay 28, 1933(1933-05-28) (aged 54)
Years active1903-1933


Born in Columbus, Ohio, Gordon starred in the first film version of the Lady Godiva legend in 1911. A veteran of numerous silent film appearances, she may be best remembered today as Richard Arlen's mother in Wings (1927) where she gives a tearful and emotional goodbye to Arlen as he leaves for combat flight training in France, packing him off with his favorite childhood toy.

Gordon died in Los Angeles, California.

Partial filmography

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