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Gladys Tennyson (1894–1983)

Gladys Tennyson was born Gladys Elizabeth Borum on November 2, 1894 in Texas. Her parents divorced when she was fifteen. Soon after she moved to California and married James Charles Tenison. In 1916 Gladys made her film debut in the short Cold Hearts and Hot Flames. Over the next two years she starred in more than thirty films including Broadway ... See full bio »

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Known For

Broadway Love Mrs.Watkins
The Last Man on Earth Frisco Kate
Kicked in the Kitchen Miss Van Hillside


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 1925 Breaking the Ice (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1924 Galloping Bungalows (Short)
Bathing Beauty (uncredited)
 1924 The Last Man on Earth
Frisco Kate
 1924 Little Robinson Corkscrew (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1924 His New Mamma (Short)
Bathing Girl (uncredited)
 1924 Yukon Jake (Short)
Bathing Girl (uncredited)
 1924 Broadway After Dark
 1924 The Hollywood Kid (Short)
Bathing Girl (uncredited)
 1924 Scarem Much (Short)
Bathing Girl (uncredited)
 1924 Picking Peaches (Short)
Bathing Beauty (uncredited)
 1923 Down to the Sea in Shoes (Short)
Bathing Girl (uncredited)
 1918 Why Worry! (Short)
 1918 Hearts and Let Us (Short)
 1918 Berth Control (Short)
 1918 The One Horse Show (Short)
 1918 The Guilty Egg (Short)
 1918 The Tail of a Cat (Short)
Gladys - the Wife
 1918 Pink Pajamas (Short)
The Maid
 1918 The Great Sea Scandal (Short)
Gladys Smelt
 1918 Broadway Love
 1918 Maimed in the Hospital (Short)
Gladiola - the Nurse
 1918 The Guy and the Geyser (Short)
Saharrah Island
 1917 Bullets and Boneheads (Short)
Liberty Bell
 1917 A Munition Worker's Curse (Short)
The Mayor's Wife
 1917 Strike One (Short)
 1917 Caught in the Draft (Short)
 1917 A Wise Dummy (Short)
The Finicky Miss
 1917 The Magic Jazz-Bo (Short)
The Ingenue
 1917 Rainstorms and Brainstorms (Short)
The Strong Man's Wife
 1917 Kicked in the Kitchen (Short)
Miss Van Hillside
 1917/I Caught in the End (Short)
 1917 Marathon Maniacs (Short)
 1917 In the Clutches of Milk (Short)
Max's Niece
 1917 A Fallen Star (Short)
 1917 Scandal Everywhere (Short)
The Soubrette
 1917 Suspended Sentence (Short)
 1916 Cold Hearts and Hot Flames (Short)
The Hotel Manager's Daughter

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In 1924 she became a Mack Sennett bathing beauty. She appeared in many Sennett comedies including Yukon Jake and The Hollywood Kid.

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