Miriam Cooper

Miriam Cooper (November 7, 1891 – April 12, 1976) was a silent film actress who is best known for her work in early film including The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance for D.wikipedia
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Intolerance (film)

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Miriam Cooper (November 7, 1891 – April 12, 1976) was a silent film actress who is best known for her work in early film including The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance for D. W. Griffith and The Honor System and Evangeline for her husband Raoul Walsh.

Evangeline (1919 film)

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Miriam Cooper (November 7, 1891 – April 12, 1976) was a silent film actress who is best known for her work in early film including The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance for D. W. Griffith and The Honor System and Evangeline for her husband Raoul Walsh.
The star of the film was Walsh's wife, who at the time was Miriam Cooper in the oft filmed story based on a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Christy Cabanne

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One of the assistants, Christy Cabanne, approached them and asked if they would like to be extras.
Miriam Cooper credited him with discovering her as an extra in 1912.

Robert Harron

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The final time he asked her to rehearse a scene with Bobby Harron, telling her Bobby was playing her sweetheart, a confederate soldier going off to war.
Harron is probably best recalled for his roles in the three epic Griffith films: 1914's Judith of Bethulia, opposite Blanche Sweet, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, and Dorothy and Lillian Gish; 1915's controversial all-star cast The Birth of a Nation; and 1916's colossal multi-scenario Intolerance opposite such popular stars of the era as Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, Wallace Reid, Harold Lockwood, and Mildred Harris.

Mary Alden

Cooper was already tired of being separated from Walsh and after consulting with Mary Alden, decided she didn't understand what the book was about and didn't want to make a picture out of it.
The following year she was in Griffith's Intolerance with Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, and Vera Lewis.

The Prussian Cur

After work on The Prussian Cur, Cooper and Walsh adopted a boy named Jack, who was orphaned after the Halifax explosion, and tried to return to a private life, shunning publicity.
The film's director, Raoul Walsh, called it his "rottenest picture ever" for its anti-German sentiment, while its star Miriam Cooper (Walsh's wife) called it the worst film in which she had ever appeared.

Home, Sweet Home (1914 film)

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During this time she acted in one of Griffith's first attempts at a feature, Home, Sweet Home (1914), although she also didn't remember anything about that film.

Kindred of the Dust

The duo's final film together was Kindred of the Dust.
Kindred of the Dust is a 1922 American silent drama film directed by Raoul Walsh, and starring his wife Miriam Cooper.

Kalem Company

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In 1912 Kalem Company hired her and used her as an extra.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

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After returning to California, Griffith called Cooper into his office and gave her a leather bound copy of Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam telling her it was his next picture and he wanted her to play lead.

Joanna Kerns

Her nieces are sisters Olympic swimmer and gold medal winner Donna de Varona, and television actress Joanna Kerns.
Their aunt is silent film actress Miriam Cooper.

New Cathedral Cemetery

She is buried in the New Cathedral Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland.

Chestertown, Maryland

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She bought a farm in Chestertown, Maryland, hoping to be inspired.

The Birth of a Nation

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Miriam Cooper (November 7, 1891 – April 12, 1976) was a silent film actress who is best known for her work in early film including The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance for D. W. Griffith and The Honor System and Evangeline for her husband Raoul Walsh.

Blanca Errázuriz

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In 1917, Cooper and Walsh began work on a film based on the Blanca de Saulles trial.
It featured Jack Connors, Miriam Cooper and Peggy Hopkins Joyce.

The Dishonored Medal

It stars Miriam Cooper, George Gebhard, and Raoul Walsh, and was released on May 3, 1914.

After the Ball (1924 film)

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After the Ball is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by Dallas M. Fitzgerald and starring Gaston Glass, Miriam Cooper and Edna Murphy.

The Innocent Sinner

The Innocent Sinner is a 1917 American silent drama film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Miriam Cooper, Charles Clary and Jack Standing.

The Deep Purple (1920 film)

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The picture stars Miriam Cooper and Helen Ware and is a remake of the 1915 film The Deep Purple.

The Silent Lie

The Silent Lie is a 1917 silent drama film, produced and released by Fox Film Corporation, directed by Raoul Walsh, and starring Walsh's then-wife Miriam Cooper.

Her Accidental Husband

Her Accidental Husband is a 1923 American silent romance film directed by Dallas M. Fitzgerald and starring Miriam Cooper, Forrest Stanley, and Mitchell Lewis.

The Confederate Ironclad

It stars Guy Coombs, Anna Q. Nilsson and Miriam Cooper.

Betrayed (1917 film)

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Betrayed (1917) is a silent drama film directed and written by Raoul Walsh, starring Hobart Bosworth, Miriam Cooper, and Monte Blue, and released by Fox Film Corporation.