Mayme Kelso

Mayme Kelso (February 28, 1867 June 5, 1946) was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 79 films between 1911 and 1927. She was born in Columbus, Ohio, and died in South Pasadena, California from a heart attack. She is especially known for her performances in Seven Keys to Baldpate (1925), Male and Female (1919), and Clarence (1922).[1]

Mayme Kelso
Kelso (second, right) with other cast of Kick In (1922)
Born(1867-02-28)February 28, 1867
DiedJune 5, 1946(1946-06-05) (aged 79)
Years active1894–1927


Kelso's first Broadway performance was as Mrs. Magrueder in About Town in 1894. Other stage performances include[2]:

  • The Geisha (1896, Dorothy Sweet)
  • Broadway to Tokio (1900, Anisette)
  • The Defender (1902, Mrs. Everly Chase)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (1903, Second Fairy)
  • The Hurdy-Gurdy Girl (1907, Gwendolyn Fitzgerald)
  • A Waltz Dream (1908, Friedericke)
  • The Shanghai Gesture (1928, Lady Blessington)

Partial filmography


  1. "Mayme Kelso". IMDb. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  2. "Mayme Kelso Theatre Credits". Retrieved April 6, 2018.
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