American Actress

Agnes Ayres

  • Apr 04, 1898 - Dec 25, 1940 (age 42)
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1940
Agnes Ayres
PersonalDecember 1940

Agnes Ayres

Agnes Ayres passed away.
1937
Morning, Judge
MovieSep 24, 1937

Morning, Judge

Morning Judge is a 1937 short comedy film directed by …
Morning Judge is a 1937 short comedy film directed by Leslie Goodwins.
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1929
The Donovan Affair
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MovieApr 11, 1929

The Donovan Affair

The lights go out at a high-society dinner party and one of the …
The lights go out at a high-society dinner party and one of the guests is murdered. The police are summoned and Inspector Killian shows up, with his assistant Carney. In order to get a clear picture of what took place, Killany decides to have the crime re-enacted (with a substitute for the murdered man.) The lights are turned out, and another man is murdered. This doesn't faze the Inspector one little bit, and he asks for a third re-enactment. The suspect list dwindles.
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Bye, Bye, Buddy
MovieMar 25, 1929

Bye, Bye, Buddy

Bye, Bye, Buddy released.
1927
Eve's Love Letters
MovieMay 29, 1927

Eve's Love Letters

A young wife is contacted by a former boyfriend, who …
A young wife is contacted by a former boyfriend, who informs her that he has a collection of her love letters that he will turn over to her husband unless the woman pays him off. She and her butler hatch a plan to get the letters from the blackmailer before her husband sees them.
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1926
The Son of the Sheik
MovieJul 9, 1926

The Son of the Sheik

The son of the sheik and a dancing girl fall in love, but when he …
The son of the sheik and a dancing girl fall in love, but when he is made to believe she has betrayed him he seeks revenge.
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1925
The Awful Truth
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MovieApr 6, 1925

The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth is a 1925 silent film drama released by …
The Awful Truth is a 1925 silent film drama released by Producers Distributing Corporation. It is based on a 1922 play, The Awful Truth, by Arthur Richman. Agnes Ayres stars in this silent film version of the play. According to IMDb.com this film survives in the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
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Her Market Value
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MovieFeb 9, 1925

Her Market Value

Her Market Value is a 1925 American silent melodrama …
Her Market Value is a 1925 American silent melodrama film directed by Paul Powell and starring Agnes Ayres. Powell produced the picture and distributed through Producers Distributing Corporation. This feature is extant at UCLA Film and Television Archive.
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Tomorrow's Love
MovieJan 5, 1925

Tomorrow's Love

Tomorrow's Love is a 1925 American comedy silent film …
Tomorrow's Love is a 1925 American comedy silent film directed by Paul Bern, written by Charles Brackett and Howard Higgin, and starring Agnes Ayres, Patrick H. O'Malley, Jr., Raymond Hatton, Jane Winton, Ruby Lafayette and Dale Fuller. It was released on January 5, 1925, by Paramount Pictures.
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1924
Worldly Goods
MovieNov 2, 1924

Worldly Goods

A pretty young woman marries a slick-talking car salesman …
A pretty young woman marries a slick-talking car salesman instead of the wealthy playboy who proposed. After the marriage she discovers that her new husband is more interested in talking about being a success than in actually trying to be one, and she is eventually forced to get a job. One day her husband overhears his wife's former suitor's plans for a particular piece of property; in order to purchase the property and impress his wife with his business acumen, he borrows money from a pretty and wealthy woman. When his wife finds out, she resents her husband's relationship with the woman and demands a divorce. Complications ensue.
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The Story Without a Name
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MovieOct 27, 1924

The Story Without a Name

The Story Without a Name is …
The Story Without a Name is a 1924 silent film melodrama directed by Irvin Willat and based on a novel by Arthur Stringer. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film stars Agnes Ayres. Also known as Without Warning. This film is lost.
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Manuel Reachi
MarriageJuly 1924

Manuel Reachi

S. Manuel Reachi was a writer and film producer.
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The Guilty One
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MovieJun 8, 1924

The Guilty One

The Guilty One is a 1924 American mystery silent film directed …
The Guilty One is a 1924 American mystery silent film directed by Joseph Henabery and written by Anthony Coldeway. The film stars Agnes Ayres, Edmund Burns, Stanley Taylor, Crauford Kent, Cyril Ring and Thomas R. Mills. The film was released on June 8, 1924, by Paramount Pictures.
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Bluff
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MovieMay 12, 1924

Bluff

Desperately needing money for her sick brother, Betty Hallowell …
Desperately needing money for her sick brother, Betty Hallowell passes herself off as missing fashion designer Nina Loring. She becomes successful, but suddenly she is arrested--the real Nina Loring turns out to have been an embezzler.
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When a Girl Loves
MovieApr 20, 1924

When a Girl Loves

When a Girl Loves released.
1923
The Ten Commandments
MovieNov 23, 1923

The Ten Commandments

The first part tells the story of Moses leading the Jews from …
The first part tells the story of Moses leading the Jews from Egypt to the Promised Land, his receipt of the tablets and the worship of the golden calf. The second part shows the efficacy of the commandments in modern life through a story set in San Francisco. Two brothers, rivals for the love of Mary, also come into conflict when John discovers Dan used shoddy materials to construct a cathedral.
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The Marriage Maker
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MovieSep 23, 1923

The Marriage Maker

A matchmaker sets out to have a rich woman marry the not-so …
A matchmaker sets out to have a rich woman marry the not-so-rich boy she loves, and tries to persuade a poverty-stricken nobleman to marry the commoner he loves.
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Hollywood
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MovieAug 19, 1923

Hollywood

Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to …
Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to become a movie star, and Grandpa. She leaves an Aunt, a brother, Grandma, and her longtime boyfriend back in Centerville. ...
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Racing Hearts
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MovieJul 15, 1923

Racing Hearts

Racing Hearts is a lost 1923 American silent comedy …
Racing Hearts is a lost 1923 American silent comedy drama film directed by Paul Powell and written by Byron Morgan and Will M. Ritchey. The film stars Agnes Ayres, Richard Dix, Theodore Roberts, Robert Cain, Warren Rogers, J. Farrell MacDonald, and Ed Brady. The film was released on July 15, 1923, by Paramount Pictures.
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The Heart Raider
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MovieJun 5, 1923

The Heart Raider

The Heart Raider is a 1923 silent film romantic comedy …
The Heart Raider is a 1923 silent film romantic comedy produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released by Paramount Pictures. It is based on an original story for the screen and was directed by Wesley Ruggles and starred Agnes Ayres and Mahlon Hamilton. A Czech release print survives at George Eastman House, Rochester New York.
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1922
A Daughter of Luxury
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MovieDec 4, 1922

A Daughter of Luxury

Wealthy Mary Fenton is the subject of a lawsuit, and she is …
Wealthy Mary Fenton is the subject of a lawsuit, and she is temporarily denied access to her money. Circumstances result in her being forced to pose as Mary Cosgrove, an heiress living in the Walford mansion. Matters take a turn for the worse when the real Mary Cosgrove shows up, discovers Mary Fenton's impersonation of her and demands that she be arrested.
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Clarence
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MovieOct 15, 1922

Clarence

The father of a quirky family, the Wheelers, hires an ex …
The father of a quirky family, the Wheelers, hires an ex-soldier, Clarence, as a handyman. Clarence falls for the family's governess, Violet. Mrs. Wheeler suspects that Violet and her husband are carrying on, and begins to develop an attraction to Clarence. Hubert Stem, Mr. Wheeler's avaricious private secretary, one day shows Mr. Wheeler an article about one Charles Smith, an army deserter, and insists that Clarence is in actuality Charles Smith. Complications ensue.
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Borderland
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MovieJul 23, 1922

Borderland

Dora is a spirit wandering through the netherworld looking for …
Dora is a spirit wandering through the netherworld looking for her lost child. She meets Edith, her great-grandniece, at the Well at the World's End, and sees that Edith is about to make the same mistake that Dora herself did 70 years before--leave her husband and child for another man. Dora inhabits the body of an old servant, and determines to stop Edith from ruining her life the way Dora did.
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The Ordeal
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MovieMay 21, 1922

The Ordeal

Sybil marries George Bruce, an alcoholic 20 years her senior, …
Sybil marries George Bruce, an alcoholic 20 years her senior, In order to provide for her crippled sister, Helen, and her brother, Geoffrey. Bruce becomes jealous of Sybil's attentions to young physician Robert Acton, and when Bruce suffers a heart attack and calls for digitalis, Sybil allows the vial to break and he dies. She inherits her husband's fortune, which she retains on the condition that she does not remarry, and has Helen cured by an operation. Although Sybil and Acton fall in love, he refuses to commit himself without a legal marriage. Meanwhile, Helen, who has drifted into a dissolute life, is abducted and is about to be forced into a marriage when she is rescued from a fire by Sybil and Acton. Minnie, a family nurse, confesses in her dying moments that she poisoned Bruce. Realizing that her money has yielded more grief than happiness, Sybil consents to give up the fortune and marry Acton.
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Bought and Paid For
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MovieMar 12, 1922

Bought and Paid For

Jimmy Gilley is engaged to Fanny Blaine. Jimmy would like to …
Jimmy Gilley is engaged to Fanny Blaine. Jimmy would like to live in a more luxurious style, so he and Fanny urge her sister Virginia to marry the wealthy Robert Stafford despite her lack of love for him. She does so and the couple is happy for a time. But Robert begins drinking and eventually mistreats Virginia until she is forced to leave him. Robert hopes for her return and quits drinking. But pride and misunderstanding block the way for renewed romance.
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The Lane That Had No Turning
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MovieJan 8, 1922

The Lane That Had No Turning

Louis Racine has inherited …
Louis Racine has inherited great wealth and married famed singer Madelinette, whom he passionately loves. But Louis carries a pair of secrets: his wealth may be taken from him if a contradictory will is found, and his health is deteriorating from a disease which will slowly turn him into a grotesquely deformed figure. Terrified that the truth will come out, Louis dares anything to prevent the loss of his riches and true love... even if it means he must kill the man who might be the rightful inheritor.
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1921
The Sheik
MovieOct 30, 1921

The Sheik

Sheik Ahmed (Valentino) desperately desires fiesty …
Sheik Ahmed (Valentino) desperately desires fiesty British socialite Diana (Ayres), so he abducts her and carries her off to his luxurious desert tent-palace. The free-spirited Diana recoils from his passionate embraces and yearns to be released. Only after being kidnapped by desert bandits does Diana realize how much she has grown to love Ahmed, who comes to her rescue in the nick of time.
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The Affairs of Anatol
MovieSep 21, 1921

The Affairs of Anatol

Socialite Anatol Spencer …
Socialite Anatol Spencer seeks a better relation that he has with his wife. He sets up the friend of his youth Emilie in an apartment only to have her two-time him. He comforts the near suicide Annie only to have her rob him of his wallet. "Satan" Synne, the "wickedest woman in New York," looks promising but she's only plying her trade to help raise funds for her husband's surgery. He decides to return to his wife, with all her faults, only to find her carousing with his best friend Max.
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Cappy Ricks
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MovieAug 21, 1921

Cappy Ricks

Cappy Ricks is a 1921 American silent adventure film directed …
Cappy Ricks is a 1921 American silent adventure film directed by Tom Forman and written by Peter B. Kyne, Albert S. Le Vino, Edward E. Rose, and Waldemar Young. The film stars Thomas Meighan, Charles S. Abbe, Agnes Ayres, Hugh Cameron, John St. Polis, Paul Everton and Eugenie Woodward. The film was released on August 21, 1921, by Paramount Pictures. On Broadway in the 1919 season, the play version starred William Courtenay and Tom Wise.
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Too Much Speed
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MovieJun 5, 1921

Too Much Speed

Egotistical race-car driver Dusty Rhoades learns that humility …
Egotistical race-car driver Dusty Rhoades learns that humility pays off even better than acclaim.
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The Love Special
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MovieMar 20, 1921

The Love Special

The Love Special is a surviving 1921 American silent drama …
The Love Special is a surviving 1921 American silent drama film directed by Frank Urson and written by Eugene B. Lewis and Frank H. Spearman. The film stars Wallace Reid, Agnes Ayres, Theodore Roberts, Lloyd Whitlock, Sylvia Ashton, and William Gaden. The film was released on March 20, 1921, by Paramount Pictures.
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Forbidden Fruit
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MovieJan 23, 1921

Forbidden Fruit

Mary Maddock becomes a seamstress after her …
Mary Maddock becomes a seamstress after her husband Steve wastes their money on booze. Her employer provides her as an escort to accompany millionaire Mallory. Her husband tries blackmailing Mallory and is later killed by the police, leaving Mary free to wed the millionaire.
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Frank P. Schuker
Marriage1921

Frank P. Schuker

Married Frank P. Schuker.
1920
The Furnace
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MovieNov 1, 1920

The Furnace

The Furnace is a lost 1920 American silent drama film …
The Furnace is a lost 1920 American silent drama film directed by William Desmond Taylor, written by Julia Crawford Ivers based upon the 1920 novel of the same name by Leslie Beresford. It was distributed by Realart Pictures.
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Held by the Enemy
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MovieOct 24, 1920

Held by the Enemy

During the Civil War, Rachel Hayne, a young widow, is …
During the Civil War, Rachel Hayne, a young widow, is among those "held by the enemy" when her old family home is within the lines occupied by the Northern troops. Protected by Colonel Prescott from looters and the unwelcome attentions of Surgeon Fielding, Rachel begins to fall in love with the gallant Yankee officer. Their romance is disrupted when Rachel's husband Gordon, long reported dead, is captured as a spy and condemned to death. When Gordon is wounded during an attempted escape, Rachel's loyalty impels her to try to save him by feigning his death. As Gordon's stretcher is carried through the hospital, Fielding demands an examination of the body, charging that Prescott is involved in a plot to smuggle the spy out of the hospital alive. General Stanton lifts the cover from the body, only to find that death has really come, freeing both Rachel and Prescott.
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Go and Get It
MovieJul 18, 1920

Go and Get It

An intrepid newspaper reporter attempts to solve a series of …
An intrepid newspaper reporter attempts to solve a series of murders committed by a gorilla carrying the transplanted brain of a human.
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The Inner Voice
MovieApr 1, 1920

The Inner Voice

The Inner Voice released.
A Modern Salome
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MovieMar 1, 1920

A Modern Salome

A Modern Salome is a lost 1920 American silent comedy film …
A Modern Salome is a lost 1920 American silent comedy film directed by Leonce Perret and starring Hope Hampton. It was produced and distributed by Metro Pictures. The film is based on the Oscar Wilde play Salome.
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1919
Sacred Silence
MovieOct 12, 1919

Sacred Silence

Sacred Silence released.
The Gamblers
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MovieSep 11, 1919

The Gamblers

The Gamblers released.
A Stitch in Time
MovieMay 5, 1919

A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time released.
1918
One Thousand Dollars
MovieJul 8, 1918

One Thousand Dollars

One Thousand Dollars released.
Sisters of the Golden Circle
MovieJun 22, 1918

Sisters of the Golden Circle

Two pairs of newlyweds are …
Two pairs of newlyweds are riding on a bus when the wives notice the strong resemblance between their husbands. Mrs. McGuire realizes there's a police detective's car following the bus and hatches a plot with Mrs. Williams to switch their husbands' identities long enough for Pinkey to escape from the police.
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The Enchanted Profile
MovieJun 22, 1918

The Enchanted Profile

A stenographer attracts the …
A stenographer attracts the attention of a rich woman for an unknown reason. A newspaper artist discovers that she shares a profile with the lady on the silver dollar.
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The Purple Dress
MovieMay 1, 1918

The Purple Dress

The Purple Dress is a 1918 two reel silent short film, directed …
The Purple Dress is a 1918 two reel silent short film, directed by Martin Justice.
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1917
His Wife's Hero
MovieDec 31, 1917

His Wife's Hero

His Wife's Hero released.
The Renaissance at Charleroi
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MovieNov 10, 1917

The Renaissance at Charleroi

The Renaissance at Charleroi released.
The Bottom of the Well
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MovieOct 22, 1917

The Bottom of the Well

The Bottom of the Well released.
The Defeat of the City
MovieSep 1, 1917

The Defeat of the City

The Defeat of the City released.
The Mirror
MovieMay 21, 1917

The Mirror

The Mirror is a lost 1917 silent film drama directed by Frank …
The Mirror is a lost 1917 silent film drama directed by Frank Powell and starring Robert Elliott and Marjorie Rambeau. The film was distributed by the Mutual Film Company.
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The Debt
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MovieApr 23, 1917

The Debt

The Debt is a lost 1917 silent film drama directed by Frank …
The Debt is a lost 1917 silent film drama directed by Frank Powell and starring Marjorie Rambeau.
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Mrs. Balfame
MovieApr 9, 1917

Mrs. Balfame

Mrs. Balfame released.
Motherhood
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MovieMar 26, 1917

Motherhood

Motherhood is a lost 1917 silent film drama directed by Frank …
Motherhood is a lost 1917 silent film drama directed by Frank Powell and starring Marjorie Rambeau.
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1898
Agnes Ayres
BirthApril 1898

Agnes Ayres

Agnes Ayres was born.
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