Valentine Grant

Valentine Grant (February 14, 1881 in Frankfort, Indiana – March 12, 1949 in Dana Point, California) was an American silent film actress.

Valentine Grant
Grant in 1916
Born(1881-02-14)14 February 1881
Died12 March 1949(1949-03-12) (aged 68)


Grant became the companion of film director Sidney Olcott who cast her in his 1915 production of Nan O' the Backwoods. She had been part of the crew that went to film in Ireland, films released in 1915 she starred in All For Old Ireland, Bold Emmett, Ireland's Martyr and The Irish in America.

Grant also appeared in several films for other companies such as Lubin Studios in Philadelphia and for Famous Players-Lasky. She married Olcott, with whom she would remain for the rest of her life, and after he left Kalem she performed in a few films for his production company before retiring in 1918.

Grant died in 1949 a few months before her husband. She is buried in Cypress View Mausoleum and Crematory, San Diego CA.[1]



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