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us: Ayres, Agnes, 1896-1940


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Hinkle, Agnes, 1896-1940
    • us: Henkel, Agnes Eyre, 1896-1940
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18980904
    • Death Date

        19401225
    • Birth Date

        18960904
    • Death Date

        19401225
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Carbondale (Ill.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Vitagraph Company of America
        • Organization: (naf) Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
        • Organization: (naf) Essanay Film Manufacturing Co.
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Motion pictures
          (lcsh) Motion picture industry
            (lcsh) Acting
              (lcsh) Silent films
                (lcsh) Theater
                  (lcsh) Radio
                    (lcsh) Vaudeville
                  • Occupation

                      (lcsh) Actresses
                  • Sources

                    • found: The Sheik [MP] 1921: credits (with Agnes Ayres)
                    • found: Katz, E. The film encyclopedia, ©1979 : page 63 (Agnes Ayres; actress; born Agnes Hinkle, September 4 1896; died 1940; star of the American silent screen)
                    • found: Lowe, D. An encyclopedic dictionary of women in early American films, ©2005: pages 24-25 (Agnes Ayres, 1898 Carbondale, IL-1940 Los Angeles, CA; continued to make films into the mid-1930s, although the parts she played became smaller and smaller until the proliferation of sound brought an end to her career)
                    • found: Vazzana, E.M. Silent film necrology, ©2001: page 24 (Agnes Ayres; actress, aka Agnes Eyre; neé Agnes Hinkle; born Carbondale, IL 4 April 1898-25 December 1940, Los Angeles, CA; worked for Vitagraph, Paramount, and Essanay; star of silent pictures)
                    • found: Stewart, W.T. International film necrology, 1981: page 14 (Agnes Ayres; actress; born April 4, 1898, Carbondale, Ill.; died Dec. 25, 1940)
                    • found: Truitt, E.M. Who was who on screen, ©1984: page 15 (Agnes Ayres (Agnes Hinkle); born April 4, 1898, died December 25, 1940; screen, stage, radio, and vaudeville actress)
                    • found: Doyle, B.H. The ultimate directory of silent and sound era performers, 1999: page 24 (Agnes Ayres; born 4 April 1898; died 25 December 1940)
                    • found: IMDb, March 26, 2015: (Agnes Ayres; actress; born 4 April 1898; died 25 December 1940; birth name: Agnes Eyre Henkel)
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                    • 1993-02-05: new
                    • 2015-06-11: revised
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