- Charlotte Walker (actress)
Walker is most noted for her performance as June in Trail of the Lonesome Pine, in 1911. She would later reprise the role in Cecil B. DeMille's 1916 screen version. David Belasco noticed her in On Parole. He signed her for starring roles in plays The Warrens of Virginia, Just A Wife, and Call The Doctor. Each of the Belasco productions was staged prior to World War I.
She continued to act on the Broadway stage. In 1923 she played with Ethel Barrymore in The School For Scandal. It was produced by the Player's Club.
Walker's motion picture career began in 1915 with Kindling and Out of the Darkness. Sloth (1917) is a five-reeler which features Walker. In the third reel of this film she plays a youthful Dutch maid who is about sixteen years old. The setting is an old Dutch settlement on Staten Island, New York. The theme stresses the perils of indolence to a nation of people. It cautions against permitting luxury to replace the simplistic life led by America's forebears. In her later silent film work Walker can be seen in The Midnight Girl (1925) starring alongside a pre-Dracula Bela Lugosi. The Midnight Girl is one of Walker's few silents that survives and can be viewed on home video.
As a movie actress Walker continued to perform in films into the early 1930s. Her later screen performances include roles in Lightnin (1930), Millie (1931), Salvation Nell (1931), and Hotel Variety (1933).
Walker's first husband was physician Dr. John B. Haden. A daughter Sara Haden was born of this marriage and there may have been other children. After her divorce, she returned to the stage. Her second husband, Eugene Walter, was a playwright who adapted the novel The Trail of the Lonesome Pine for the Broadway stage. The second marriage also ended in divorce in 1930.
Charlotte Walker died in 1958 at a hospital in Kerrville, Texas at age 81. Her daughter Sara Haden became a well known character actress.
- Kindling (1915 Paramount)(Extant)
- Out of the Darkness (1915)
- The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1916 Paramount)(Extant)
- The Seven Deadly Sins (1917)
- Pardners (1917)
- The Seven Deadly Sins (1917 Triangle)
- The Seventh Sin(episode)
- Pardners(1917 Mutual)(Lost)
- Mary Lawson's Secret (1917)
- Just a Woman (1918 US Exhibitor's Booking Corp.)(Lost)
- Men (1918 US Exhibitor's Booking Corp.)(Lost)
- Every Mother's Son (1918 Fox)(Lost)
- Eve in Exile (1919 Pathe)(Lost)
- The Lone Wolf (1924 Associated Exhibitors)(Lost)
- The Sixth Commandment (1924 Associated Exhibitors)(Lost)
- Classmates (1924 First National)(Lost)
- The Mad Marriage (1925 Rosemary)(Lost)
- The Midnight Girl (1925 Chadwick) (Extant)
- The Manicure Girl (1925 Paramount) (Lost)
- The Savage (1926 First National)(Lost)
- The Great Deception (1926 First National)(Lost)
- The Clown (1927 Columbia Pictures)(Lost)
- Annapolis (1928 Pathe)(Extant)
- Paris Bound (1929 Pathe)(Extant)
- South Sea Rose (1929 Fox) (Lost)
- Double Cross Roads (1930 Fox) (Extant)
- Three Faces East (1930 First National)(Extant)
- Scarlet Pages (1930 First National)(Extant)
- Lightnin (1930 Fox)(Extant)
- Millie (1931 RKO)(Extant)
- Salvation Nell (1931 Tiffany)(Extant)
- Hotel Variety (1933 Capitol Film Exchange)(Lost)
- Scattergood Meets Broadway (1937 RKO)(status?__)
- Janesville Daily Gazette, Monday, October 23, 1916, Page 6.
- New York Times, "Charlotte Walker, Actress, Dies at 81; Star on Broadway in World War I Era".
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