Violet Radcliffe was a child actress active during Hollywood's silent era. She appeared in several dozen films for Fine Arts, Fox, and Pathe, and was frequently cast as a villain or as a little boy. One of her best-known roles was as Dirty Face Dan in a number of serials.
Niagara Falls, New York, United States
|Died||1926 (aged 17–18)|
New York, United States
She played boys role in at least eighteen films between 1915 and 1917. She specialized in comedies and fairy tales in which all the actors were under the age of ten. She played a series of loveable villains for Majestic, including the character Dan in The Straw Man, Bilie's Goat, The Little Cupids and The Little Life Guard (1915). She then went to Fox role of Al-Talib in Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917) and Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1918).
- Treasure Island (1918)
- The Babes in the Woods (1917)
- Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917)
- Jack and the Beanstalk (1917)
- Cheerful Givers (1917)
- Everybody's Doing It (1916)
- A Sister of Six (1916)
- Gretchen the Greenhorn (1916)
- The Little School Ma'am (1916)
- Going Straight (1916)
- Let Katie Do It (1916)
- Quo Vadis? (1913)
- "Violet Radcliffe". The Chicago Tribune. 29 Dec 1917. Retrieved 2019-08-17.
- "Child Parts". Motion Picture Studios Directory. 1919.
- "Company of Children". The Ogden Standard. 22 May 1915. Retrieved 2019-08-17.
- Horak, Laura (26 February 2016). Girls Will Be Boys: Cross-Dressed Women, Lesbians, and American Cinema, 1908-1934. Rutgers University Press. p. 35. ISBN 9780813574844.
- Lussier 2018, p. 38.
- Lussier 2018, p. 37.
- Lussier, Tim (11 October 2018). "Bare Knees" Flapper: The Life and Films of Virginia Lee Corbin. McFarland Publishing. p. 218. ISBN 9781476675688.