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Gale Henry (1893–1972)

Eccentric, big-nosed, lugubrious-faced purveyor of silent screen slapstick, at one time billed as 'the elongated comedienne'. She was even suggested to have served as the model for 'Olive Oyl' of Popeye comic strip fame. An actual cartoon version of her was in fact featured in the British publication Film Fun. Gale started as a singer for the ... See full bio »

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 1933 Luncheon at Twelve (Short)
Mrs. Greta Van Geldt
 1932 Mr. Bride (Short)
Mrs. Cecil's Daughter (uncredited)
 1932 Now We'll Tell One (Short)
Mortified Vocalist
 1931 Skip the Maloo! (Short)
Miss Henry
 1929 Darkened Rooms
Madame Silvara
 1929 The Big Squawk (Short)
Leader of Girls
 1929 Ruby Lips (Short)
 1929 The Love Doctor
 1928 All Parts (Short)
 1928 The Wild West Show
 1928 Long Hose (Short)
 1927 Stranded
Lucille Lareaux
 1927 What Women Did for Me (Short)
School Secretary
 1927 Bigger and Better Blondes (Short)
 1927 A One Mama Man (Short)
Miss Glutz
 1927 Two-Time Mama (Short)
Nora aka Snoopy, the Maid
 1927 Break Away (Short)
 1926 The Vulgar Yachtsman (Short)
 1926 Galloping Ghosts (Short)
 1926 What! No Spinach? (Short)
 1926 Mighty Like a Moose (Short)
Floradora (Wallflower at Party)
 1926 A Fraternity Mixup (Short)
 1925 His Wooden Wedding (Short)
Woman on Ship
 1925 All Tied Up (Short)
 1925 Soup to Nuts (Short)
Henry's Sister-in-Law
 1925 Youth's Gamble
Winifred Elaine Thomas
 1925 Déclassé
 1925 New Lives for Old
 1924 Along Came Ruth
Min - Hired Girl
 1924 Open All Night
Isabelle Fèvre
 1924 Merton of the Movies
Tessie Kearns
 1924 The Fire Patrol
Alice Masters
 1924 Changing Husbands
Waitress (uncredited)
 1924 Sherlock's Home (Short)
Sherlock's Wife (uncredited)
 1924 One Day in Hollywood (Short)
 1923 The Sheik of Hollywood (Short)
 1923 Held to Answer
The Maid
 1923 Tea: With a Kick!
Hesperis McGowan
 1923 Hollywood
Gale Henry
 1922 Quincy Adams Sawyer
 1922 Night Life in Hollywood
Carrie Powell
 1922 Easy Pickin' (Short)
 1922 West Is Worst (Short)
 1921 The Hunch
Minnie Stubbs
 1920 Chicken a la King (Short)
 1920 Don't Chase Your Wife (Short)
 1920 Heirlooms (Short)
 1920 Help (Short)
 1920 The Champeen (Short)
 1920 The Movies (Short)
 1920 What! No Spinach? (Short)
 1920 Her First Flame (Short)
Lizzie Hap
 1920/II This Way Out (Short)
The Wife
 1919 Cash (Short)
 1919 Ham an- (Short)
 1919 Her Honor, the Scrublady (Short)
The Scrublady
 1919 Her Week-End (Short)
 1919 Home Talent (Short)
 1919 Lizzie's Luck (Short)
 1919 Pants (Short)
 1919 Poor Fish (Short)
 1919 Sweet Cookie (Short)
 1919 The Detectress (Short)
 1919 The Farmerette (Short)
 1919 The Slavey (Short)
 1919 Kids (Short)
 1919 Gas (Short)
The Gasoline Attendant
 1919 A Model Husband (Short)
 1919 Stung (Short)
 1919 The Wild Woman (Short)
The Wild Woman
 1918 The Borrowed Baby (Short)
Mrs. Bill Smiff
 1918 Butter Again (Short)
Diana Dubbs
 1918 Who's Your Wife? (Short)
Salome Sedate
 1918 Her Movie Madness (Short)
Prunella Pip
 1918 It's a Cruel World (Short)
 1918 A Rural Riot (Short)
 1918 Saved from a Vamp (Short)
Lena Thin
 1918 Gowns and Girls (Short)
Theodosia Thimble
 1918 Nothing But Nerve (Short)
 1918 Cooks and Crooks (Short)
Pygmalion Prune
 1918 A Flyer in Folly (Short)
Henrietta Hamaneggs
 1918 Who's to Blame? (Short)
Mrs. Popp
 1918 Cave Man Stuff (Short)
Priscilla Pringle
 1917 Secret Servants (Short)
The Wife
 1917 Water on the Brain (Short)
Lucy Lockett
 1917 The Shame of the Bullcon (Short)
Nifty Nancy
 1917 I Quit! (Short)
Lizzie Spinach
 1917 The Tightwad (Short)
 1917 The Cross Eyed Submarine (Short)
Prince Ducker's Angel Wife
 1917 Who Done It? (Short)
 1917 The Wart on the Wire (Short)
Polly Piffle
 1917 Her Naughty Choice (Short)
 1917 The Masked Marvels (Short)
 1917 Marble Heads (Short)
Claribell Lotsadough
 1917 Circus Sarah (Short)
Circus Sarah
 1917 Hawaiian Nuts (Short)
The Ukelele Nightingale
 1917 Nearly a Queen (Short)
 1917 Short Skirts and Deep Water (Short)
President of the Anti-Sin League
 1917 A Gale of Verse (Short)
Lizzie Loose
 1917 Busting Into Society (Short)
 1917 Mrs. Madam, Manager (Short)
Mrs. Madam, Manager of the Pruneville Opera House
 1917 The Vamp of the Camp (Short)
Little Butterfly
 1917 Back to the Kitchen (Short)
Mrs. Halley
 1917 The Stinger Stung (Short)
Maud Muller
 1917 The Soubrette (Short)
 1917 Some Nurse (Short)
Lizzie Cake
 1917 Kitchenella (Short)
 1917 The Twitching Hour (Short)
 1917 A Burglar's Bride (Short)
 1917 One Damp Day (Short)
The Business Man's Wife
 1917 Simple Sapho (Short)
The Vampire
 1917 The Boss of the Family (Short)
Maggie Murphy
 1917 The Last Scent (Short)
Carlotta Highsee - a Vampire
 1917 The Man with a Package (Short)
The Foreign Spy
 1917 Left in the Soup (Short)
Minnie Ladyfingers
 1917 Take Back Your Wife (Short)
Johns Wife - Mrs. Henpeck
 1917 The Careless Cop (Short)
Chief Cook and Bottle Washer
 1917 A Boob for Luck (Short)
The Neighborly Fellow's Wife
 1917 What the ---? (Short)
 1917/I Whose Baby? (Short)
William's Wife - the Conqueror
 1917 Art Aches (Short)
The Patroness of Art
 1917 Wanta Make a Dollar? (Short)
 1917 Passing the Grip (Short)
 1917 Rosie's Rancho (Short)
 1917 Mule Mates (Short)
Gale - Bill's Wife
 1917 Out for the Dough (Short)
The Hired Girl
 1917 His Coming Out Party (Short)
 1917 Love Me, Love My Biscuits (Short)
 1917 Barred from the Bar (Short)
Leader of the Anti-Saloon League
 1917 Mines and Matrimony (Short)
Widow Bean
 1917 When Damon Fell for Pythias (Short)
Calanthe - a Roman Matron
 1917 Love in Suspense (Short)
 1916 A Tale of a Turk (Short)
 1916 Jags and Jealousy (Short)
The Wife
 1916 Their Dark Secret (Short)
 1916 The Tramp Chef (Short)
 1916 Scrappily Married (Short)
Mrs. Keen
 1916 A Janitor's Vendetta (Short)
Gale - the Wife
 1916 Their First Arrest (Short)
The Widow
 1916 In Love with a Fireman (Short)
Gale - Bill's Landlady
 1916 A Shadowed Shadow (Short)
 1916 A Crooked Mix-Up (Short)
 1916 Beans and Bullets (Short)
Pedro's Wife
 1916 Bombs and Business (Short)
 1916 Father Gets in Wrong (Short)
The Justice's Wife
 1916 The Inspector's Double (Short)
 1916 Musical Madness (Short)
Gwendoline Lizzie Parkenheimer
 1916 In Onion There Is Strength (Short)
 1916 The Deacon Stops the Show (Short)
Miss Crobar
 1916 The Elixir of Life (Short)
The Doctor's Wife
 1916 A Marriage for Revenge (Short)
Nancy Mopes
 1916 You Want Something (Short)
Lillian Fogie - Jeremiah's Daughter
 1916 Soup and Nuts (Short)
 1916 She Wrote a Play and Played It (Short)
Miss Exeter Scribbles
 1916 Kate's Lover's Knots (Short)
 1916 I've Got Yer Number (Short)
Mrs. Binks
 1916 She Was Some Vampire (Short)
The Vampire
 1916 The Harem Scarem Deacon (Short)
Miss Crobar
 1916 An All Around Cure (Short)
Mrs. Nagg
 1916 Bashful Charley's Proposal (Short)
The Widow
 1916 The Fall of Deacon Stillwaters (Short)
Miss Crobar
 1916 Love Quarantined (Short)
 1916 A Dark Suspicion (Short)
Mrs. Binks
 1916 A Stage Villain (Short)
Gale - the Landlady
 1916 A Raffle for a Husband (Short)
Tillie - the Maid
 1916 A Wife for a Ransom (Short)
The Squire's Wife
 1916 Perfect Match, or: 1 Plus 1 Equals 2 (Short)
 1916 The Jitney Driver's Romance (Short)
Sarah Mott
 1916/I Hubby Puts One Over (Short)
Mrs. J. Pottsworth Binks
 1916 His Highness, the Janitor (Short)
Lizzie - the Scrub Girl
 1916 It Nearly Happened (Short)
 1916 Muchly Married (Short)
 1916 Love Laughs at the Law (Short)
Mrs. Binks
 1916 Leap and Look Thereafter (Short)
Mrs. Bill Durham
 1916 Mrs. Green's Mistake (Short)
Mrs. Green
 1916 Those Female Haters (Short)
 1916 Lemonade Aids Cupid (Short)
Tillie's Mother
 1915 Wanted: A Piano Tuner (Short)
Mrs. Largo
 1915 Stage Struck (Short)
 1915 Slightly Mistaken (Short)
Susan - the Cook
 1915 Mrs. Prune's Boarding House (Short)
Mrs. P. Rune
 1915 Chills and Chickens (Short)
Mrs. Chaser
 1915 His Twentieth Century Susie (Short)
Susanne Stickney
 1915 Pete's Awful Crime (Short)
 1915 A Millionaire for a Minute (Short)
The Village Schoolmarm
 1915 No Babies Allowed (Short)
Freddie's Wife
 1915 He Couldn't Support His Wife (Short)
The Widow
 1915 He Couldn't Fool His Mother-in-Law (Short)
Schultz's Mother-in-Law
 1915 At the Beach Incognito (Short)
Arabella - Hiram's Wife
 1915 When Hiram Went to the City (Short)
 1915 The Bravest of the Brave (Short)
Mrs. Brown
 1915 A Dip in the Water (Short)
The Wealthy Widow
 1915 Their Bewitched Elopement (Short)
 1915 The Village Smithy (Short)
The Village Widow
 1915 A Duel at Dawn (Short)
The French Consul's Wife
 1915 Freaks (Short)
Yum Yum - the Circassian Maid
 1915 Right Off the Reel (Short)
The Wealthy Widow
 1915 The Mechanical Man (Short)
 1915 When Schultz Led the Orchestra (Short)
Schultz's Wife
 1915 At the Bingville Booster's Barbecue (Short)
Indigestio's Wife
 1915 A Duke for a Day (Short)
1st Lady Fair
 1915 How Billy Got His Raise (Short)
The Boss's Wife
 1915 The Lover's Lucky Predicament (Short)
Dolly - the Sheriff's Daughter
 1915 Lady Baffles and Detective Duck (Short)
Lady Baffles
 1915 Hiram's Inheritance (Short)
Tillie - the Maid
 1915 The Lady Doctor of Grizzly Gulch (Short)
Dr. Helen Hurtmore
 1915 A Day at the San Diego Fair (Short)
Ma Schultz
 1915 The Runaway Auto (Short)
 1915 Cy Perkins in the City of Delusion (Short)
Cy's Daughter
 1915 Over the Bounding Waves (Short)
The Widow
 1915 The Fatal Kiss (Short)
Mrs. Schultz
 1915 The Way He Won the Widow (Short)
The Widow
 1915 Wedding Bells Shall Ring (Short)
The Maid
 1915 The Rejuvenation of Liza Jane (Short)
Liza Jane
 1915 Schultz's Lady Friend (Short)
 1915 Back to School Days (Short)
Mamma - the Widow
 1915 The Water Cure (Short)
Mrs. Schultz
 1915 Saved by a Shower (Short)
 1915/I Love and Law (Short)
Slippery Sue
 1915 Fooling Father (Short)
Mrs. Brown
 1915 Won with Dynamite (Short)
Mrs. Higgins
 1915 The Plumber Wins the Girl (Short)
 1915 The Blank Note (Short)
 1915 Fools and Pajamas (Short)
 1915 Hubby's Cure (Short)
Mrs. Brown
 1915 A Mixed-Up Honeymoon (Short)
Mrs. Henry Peck
 1914 Hot Stuff (Short)
Mrs. Brown
 1914 Love Disguised (Short)
Mandy's Mother
 1914 A Dream of a Painting (Short)
Mrs. Henry Peck
 1914 The Battle of the Nations (Short)
Henri's Wife
 1914 The De-feet of Father (Short)
Trickie Tread
 1914 Two Pals and a Gal (Short)
Widow Clemon
 1914 Across the Court (Short)
Miss Prime
 1914 Cruel, Cruel World! (Short)
 1914 In the Clutches of the Villain (Short)
Mrs. Gudnite
 1914 Jam and Jealousy (Short)
 1914 Oh! What's the Use? (Short)
Shulz's Wife
 1914 Well! Well! (Short)
Mrs. Henry - the Widow
 1914 The Diamond Nippers (Short)
 1914 What Happened to Schultz? (Short)
 1914 That's Fair Enough (Short)
Sophia - Bob's Spinster Sister
 1914 Wifie's Busy Day (Short)
 1914 The Polo Champions (Short)
 1914 His Wife's Family (Short)
 1914 Love, Roses and Trousers (Short)
 1914 Captain Kidd's Priceless Treasure (Short)
Hezekiah's Wife
 1914 Love and Electricity (Short)
The Maid
 1914 The Fatal Letter (Short)
 1914 Schultz the Barber (Short)
 1914 When Universal Ike Set (Short)
The Wealthy Widow
 1914 The Chicken Chasers (Short)
 1914 The Midnight Alarm (Short)
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