Violet Hopson

Picture Violet Hopson

1891 - 1973

The actress Violet Hopson was born as Elma Kate Victoria Karkeek in the USA and became one of the first British silent movie stars in the 10's. She made her film debut in 1910 with "Mr. Tubby's Triumph" (10). In the next years she took part in movies like "The Umbrella They Could Note Lose" (12), "The Jewel Thieves Outwitted" (13), "The Great Poison Mystery" (14), "The White Hope" (15), "Schoolgirl Rebels" (15) and "Behind the Curtain" (15). 

Because of her huge success she founded together with her husband and director Walter West an own film company.

In the second part of the 10's she continued her film career with numerous productions like "Molly Bawn" (16), "The Marriage of William Ashe" (16), "A Gamble for Love" (17), "The Cobweg" (17), "The Adventures of Dick Dolan" (17), "The Soul of Guilda Lois" (19) and "The Gentleman Rider" (19). 
Her last great movie appearances came in the 20's into being. She acted among others in the movies "Her Son" (20), "The Imperfect Lover" (21), "The Scarlet Lady" (22), "Beautiful Kitty" (23), "A Daughter of Love" (25) and "Widecombe Fair" (28). 

With the rise of the talkies came her career to an end. She only took part in the talkies "Self Made Lady" (32) and "One Precious Year" (33), afterwards she retired from the film business. 

Other movies with Violet Hopson: 
The Stolen Picture (12) Love in a Laundry (12) Two Little Pals (13) The Vicar of Wakefield (13) The Law in Their Own Hands (13) Queen Elizabeth (13) Drake's Love Story (13) At the Foot of the SCaffold (13) A Litttle Widow Is a Dangerous Thing (13) Two of a Kind (14) Time the Great Healer (14) They Say - Let Them Say (14) The Unseen Witness (14) The Stress of Circumstance (14) The Schemers: or, The Jewels of Hate (1) The Man from India (14) The Kleptomaniac (14) The Hunchback (14) The Girl Who Played the Game (14) The Bride Destroyer (14) Memory (14) Life's Dark Road (14) Judged by Appearances (14) A Noble Deception (14) The Heart of Midlothian (14) The Cry of the Captive (14) The Terror of the Air (14) The Chimes (14) Things We Want to Know (15) The Shepherd of Souls (15) The Second String (15) The Recalling of John Grey (15) The Outrage (15) The Nightbirds of London (15) The Man Who Wasn't (15) The Man Who Stayed at Home (15) The Baby on the Barge (15) Sweet Lavender (15) Marmaduke and His Angel (15) Her Boy (15) Be Sure Your Sins (15) A Losing Game (15) All the World's a Stage (15) Barnaby Rudge (15) A Moment of Darkness (15) Tubb'y Uncle (16) Tubby's Typewriter (16) Tubby's Tip (16) Tubby's Spanish Girls (16) Tubby's River Trip (16) Tubby's Rest Cure (16) Tubby's Good Work (16) Tubby's Dugout (16) Tubby's Bungle-Oh! (16) Tubby's and the Clutching Hand (16) Imogen Parrott (16) Trelawny of the Wells (16) The House of Fortescue (16) The Grand Babylon Hotel (16) Sowing the Wind (16) Iris (16) Exploits of Tubby (16) A Bunch of Violets (16) Comin' Thro the Rye (16) The Ware Case (17) The Ragged Messenger (17) The House Opposite (17) The Blindness of Fortune (17) The American Heiress (17) Her Marriage Lines (17) A Munition Girl's Romance (17) The Eternal Triangle (17) The Woman Wins (18) The Snare (18) Sisters in Arms (18) My Son, My Son (18) Missing the Tide (18) A Turf Conspiracy (18) A Fortune at Stake (18) The Irresistible Flapper (19) Snow in the Desert (19) In the Gloaming (19) A Daughter of Eve (19) The Romance of a Movie Star (20) The Case of Lady Camber (20) Kissing Cup's Race (20) Vi of Smith's Alley (21) A Sportsman's Wife (21) When Greek Meets Greek (22) The White Hope (22) Son of Kissing Cup (22) What Price Loving Cup? (22) The Lady Owner (23) The Stirrup Cup Sensation (24) The Great Turf Mystery (24) Beating the Book (26)