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Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Died in Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameSybil Travilla Furthman

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Sybil Seely was born on January 2, 1900 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Sybil Travilla Furthman. She was an actress, known for One Week (1920), Love, Honor and Behave! (1920) and Down on the Farm (1920). She was married to Jules Furthman. She died on June 26, 1984 in Culver City, Los Angeles.

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Jules Furthman (1920 - 22 September 1966) ( his death)

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Dark-haired silent screen comedienne. A favourite leading lady of Buster Keaton, she appeared in several of his early two-reel comedies. Retired from films in 1922, after marrying the writer Jules Furthman. Lived in Culver City towards the end of her life.
From 1919 to 1922 Seely was under contract to comedy producer Mack Sennett, starting out in Sennett's "Bathing Beauty" series. Her five films with Buster Keaton - the defining moments of her career - were all done as loan-outs from Sennett and prevented her from working more extensively with Keaton. At the end of 1922 Seely retired from show business to raise a family.

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