|THE INTERNATIONAL SILENT MOVIE|
1882 - 1931
The actress Ethel Grey Terry attended a training for art with water color and oil in her youth and had planned to enter a career as an artist.
But eventually she chose the same way like her mother who also was an actress. First Ethel Grey Terry began her artistic career as a dancer before appeared on Broaday and took part in plays like "The Lily" and "Search Me".
She made her film debut in 1914 where she first worked as an extra in "The Sign of the Cross" (14). But soon she got offered bigger parts and she appeared in a whole string of silent movies in which she played the leading role.
To her well-known movies of the 10's belong "Diana of the Farm" (15), "Intolerance" (16), "Arsene Lupin" (17), "The Hawk" (17), "Vengeance Is Mine" (17), "The Snail" (18) and "The Carter Case" (19).
In the 20's followed the height of her career. It followed engagements in movies like "The Penalty" (20), "Habit "(21), "The Breaking Point" (21), "The White Mouse" (21), "The Crossroads of New York" (22), "Under Two Flags" (22), "Peg o' My Heart" (22) and "Wild Bill Hickok" (23).
Afterwards her fame diminished slowly. At the age of over 40 she had
to make room for new faces and she impersonated support roles in the next
After that she retired from the film business. She was married with
the actor Carl Gerard. After an illness of one year Ethel Grey Terry died
at the age of 49 years in 1931.D
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