Louise Carver (June 9, 1869 - June 18, 1956) was an American actress who performed in grand opera, stage, nickelodeon, and motion pictures.
Mary Louise Stieger
June 9, 1869
Davenport, Iowa, United States
|Died||June 18, 1956 87) (aged|
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Other names||Louise Spilger Murray|
Louise Carver Murray
|Spouse(s)||Tom Murray (?-1935) (his death)|
Born in Davenport, Iowa, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Stieger.
Carver made her first appearance on stage as a teenager, in grand opera, at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, Illinois in 1892. In 1908, she made her screen debut in Macbeth. She came to national prominence as a comedian in Mack Sennett silent films such as The Hollywood Kid (1924). One of her bigger roles on stage was as the leading lady of Lew Fields in Mrs. Henpecks, which played on Broadway for months in 1912-1913. Her final screen credits are from 1941. This year, she made Love at First Fright and had uncredited roles in Tight Shoes and Some More of Samoa.
Carver's nonprofessional name was Mrs. Louise Spigler Murray. She died at her home in Los Angeles, California in 1956. Her funeral was conducted at Hollywood Chapel and she was buried in Chapel of the Pines Crematory.
- Macbeth (1908)
- Romeo and Juliet (1908)
- Court House Crooks (1915)
- Somewhere in Turkey (1918)
- Main Street (1923)
- Scaramouche (1923)
- Breed of the Border (1924)
- The Cat's Meow (1924)
- The Fortune Hunter (1927)
- The Office Scandal (1929)
- Wolves of the City (1929)
- Tonight at Twelve (1929)
- The Man from Blankley's (1930)
- Back Pay (1930)
- Always Goodbye (1931)
- Guests Wanted (1932 short)
- Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (1933)
- Disorder in the Court (1936)
- "Dizzy Doctors" (1937)
- "Some More of Samoa" (1941)
- Wundram, Bill (January 21, 1956). "Filmland Mourns Davenport 'Star'". Morning Democrat. Iowa, Davenport. p. 1. Retrieved April 8, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- Los Angeles Times, "Death Claims Louise Carver, Old-Time Star", January 20, 1956, Page 24.
- Louise Carver on IMDb
- Louise Carver at Find a Grave
- Louise Carver(Aveleyman)
- autograph and rare photo(archived)