Virginia Lee Corbin

Virginia Lee Corbin (December 5, 1910 June 4, 1942)[1] was an American silent film actress. Corbin began her career as a child actress in 1916, when she was billed as Baby Virginia Corbin,[2] and went on to become a youthful flapper in the 1920s. She was one of the many silent stars that would not make it in the sound era, and retired from acting in the early 1930s.[3]

Virginia Lee Corbin
Born(1910-12-05)December 5, 1910
DiedJune 5, 1942(1942-06-05) (aged 31)
Years active19131931
Spouse(s)Theodore Krol (19291937; divorced); 2 children
Charles Jacobson (m. 193?)

She married Chicago stockbroker Theodore Krol in 1929 and they had two children, Phillip and Robert. They divorced in 1937 and shortly after she married another Chicago stockbroker, Charles Jacobson.[4]

She died at age 31 from tuberculosis.

Selected filmography


  1. Billboard June 27, 1942
  2. Motion Picture Classic Vol. III No.7 (March 1917)
  3. Silents Are Golden website article
  4. Lussier, T: ""

Further reading

  • Dye, David. Child and Youth Actors: Filmography of Their Entire Careers, 1914-1985. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., p. 43.

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