Jeanie MacPherson

Jeanie MacPherson

Infobox actor
name = Jeanie MacPherson

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caption = Jeanie MacPherson
birthname =
birthdate = birth date|1887|5|18
birthplace = Boston, Massachusetts USA.
deathdate = death date and age|1946|8|26|1887|5|18
deathplace = Los Angeles, California
restingplace =
occupation = Actress, Screenwriter
spouse =

Jeanie MacPherson (May 18, 1887 in Boston, Massachusetts - August 26, 1946 in Los Angeles, California) was a silent film actress from 1908 to 1917 and a film screenwriter through the 1940s.

Jeanie MacPherson was educated at Madame de Facq's school in Paris, the Kenwood Institute in Chicago and took dancing from Theodore Kosloff. Her onstage experience started when she went to Chicago Musical College. In 1908, she made her screen debut in the D.W. Griffith directed dramatic short entitled "The Factual Hour" and would become a popular actress through the 1910s, appearing alongside such notable actors as Wallace Reid, Geraldine Farrar, Blanche Sweet and Wilfred Lucas before retiring from acting in 1917 and concentrating on a writing career within the film industry.

As a screenwriter, MacPherson was a founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which was created on May 11, 1927 in Hollywood, California. AMPAS is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. She worked for many years as a writer at Paramount Studios and with such prominent directors as Cecil B. DeMille and D.W. Griffith.

MacPherson died of terminal cancer in 1946 at the age of 59 and was interred at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, California.

For her contribution to motion pictures, Jeanie MacPherson was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6150 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood, California.

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NAME= MacPherson, Jeanie
SHORT DESCRIPTION= Actress, Screenwriter
DATE OF BIRTH= 1887-5-18
PLACE OF BIRTH= Boston, Massachusetts USA.
DATE OF DEATH= 1946-8-26
PLACE OF DEATH= Los Angeles, California

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