Bessie Love - Oscar-nominated actress and playright. Born Juanita Horton, she was given her screen name by D. Acted in her first film in 1916 ("Aquitted") and her last in 1983 ("The Hunger"). Performed the first "Charleston" dance
Another silent star who started young. Here she is at eighteen when she started, being born in She managed to continue a stuttering career into the talkie era, eventually living in Britain in order to find work.