Myrtle Stedman

Myrtle Stedman

1885 - 1938

The actress Myrtle Stedman began her career already in 1897 on the stage where she was singing in a chorus for light operas.
She became a lead singer for different shows in the next years but despite her success she decided to abandon her music career for a career in the film business. 
She and her husband, the actor Marshall Stedman, got signed by Selig Polyscope Co. in 1910.
She became a very popular movie actress in no time and thanks to her athletic abilities she was also engaged for adventure and western movies.
To her first movies belong "The Range Riders" (10), "A New York Cowboy" (11), "The Two Orphans" (11), "Two Men and a Girl" (12), "In Little Italy" (12), "Baby Betty" (12), "A Motorcylce Adventure" (12), "The Opium Smugglers" (12), "The Suffragette" (13), "The Bank's Messenger" (13), "The Law and the Outlaw" (13), "The Jealousy of Miguel and Isabella" (13), "The Lonely Heart" (13) and "Buster's Little Game" (13).
She went to Bosworth Company in 1914 and was able to continue her film career very successfully in the next years. 
To her well-known productions of that time belong "The Country Mouse" (14), "Hypocrites" (15), "Help Wanted" (15), "Peer Gynt" (15), "The American Beauty" (16), "The World Apart" (17), "In the Hollow of Her Hand" (18) and "The Teeth of the Tiger" (19).
Her last great cinematical successes followed at the beginning of the 20s with movies like "Harriet and the Piper" (20), "The Whistle" (21), "Reckless Youth" (22), "The Dangerous Age" (23) and "The Famous Mrs. Fair" (23). 
Afterwards her popularity diminished and she had to make way to a new generation of stars. 
But she remained in the film business and impersonated support roles in movies like "Lilies of the Field" (24), "Sally" (25), "Don Juan's Three Nights" (26), "The Black Diamond Express" (27), "The Irresistible Lover" (27) and "The Jazz Age" (29).
Her last cinematical works came in the 30s into being with "Beau Ideal" (31), "Forbidden Company" (32), "Klondike" (32), "San Francisco" (36), "The Great O'Malley" (37), "Confession" (37), "A Slight Case of Murder" (38) and "Accidents Will Happen" (38).
Myrtle Stedman died after a heart attack at the age of 52.
Her son Lincoln Stedman became an actor too.

Other movies with Myrtle Stedman:
A Fair Exchange (11) A Tennessee Love Story (11) Told in Colorado (11) Why the Sheriff Is a Bachelor (11) Western Hearts (11) The Telltale Knife (11) A Romance of the Rio Grande (11) The Bully of Bingo Gulch (11) A Modern Ananias (12) A Cowboy's Best Girl (12) The Scapegoat (12) The Horseshoe (12) When Woman Rule (12) The Brotherhood of Man (12) His Chance to Make Good (12) Driftwood (12) The Other Woman (12) Exposed by the Dictograph (12) The Part of Her Life (12) When the Heart Calls (12) Mistaken Identity (12) His Father's Bugle (12) The Double Cross (21) A Wartime Romance (12) The Boob (12) The Wayfarer (12) The Whiskey Runners (12) An Equine Hero (12) Circumstantial Evidence (12) The Fighting Instinct (12) The Brand Blotter (12) The Cattle Rustlers (12) Why Jim Reformed (12) So-Jun-Wah and the Tribal Law (12) The Dynamiters (12) Between Love and the Law (12) The Saint and the Siwash (12) Roped In (12) The Mantle of Red Evans (12) The Ranger and His Horse (12) Buck's Romance (12) Roderick's Ride (12) A Rough Ride with Nitroglycerine (12) The Gunfighter's Son (13) The Cowboy Editor (13) Bud's Heiress (13) A Matrimonial Deluge (13) A Canine Matchmaker; or,, Leave It to a Dog (13) How It Happened (13) Bill's Birthday Present (13) The Range Law (13) The Deputy's Sweetheart (13) Juggling with Fate (13) The Sheriff of Yavapai County (13) The Life Timer (13) The Shotgun Man and the Stage Driver (13) That Mail Order Suit (13) Religion and Gun Practice (13) An Embarrassed Bridegroom (13) Taming a Tenderfoot (13) The Marshal's Capture (13) Sallie's Sure Shot (13) Made a Coward (13) The Senorita's Repentance (13) The Taming of Texas Pete (13) The Stolen Moccasins (13) The Galloping Romeo (13) An Apache's Gratitude (13) The Good Indian (13) How Betty Made Good (13) Howlin' Jones (13) The Rejected Lover's Luck (13) The Capture of Bad Brown (13) The Cattle Thief's Escape (13) Saved from the Vigilantes (13) The Silver Grindstone (13) Dishwash Dick's Counterfeit (13) Two Sacks of Potatoes (13) The Schoolmarm's Shooting Match (13) The Child of the Prairies (13) The Escape of Jim Dolan (13) Cupid in the Cow Camp (13) The Rustler's Reformation (13) Physical Culture on the Quarter Circle V Bar (13) Mother Love vs Gold (13) Good Resolutions (14) By Unseen Hand (14) The Servant Question Out West (14) The Valley of the Moon (14) Martin Eden (14) The Pursuit of the Phantom (14) Burning Daylight: The Adventures of Burning Daylight in Civilization (14) The Chechako (14) It's No Laughing Matter (15) The Caprices of Kitty (15) The Wild Olive (15) Kilmeny (15) Nearly a Lady (15) The Majesty of the Law (15) 'Twas Ever Thus (15) Jane (15) The Reform Candidate (15) The Call of the Cumberlands (16) Pasquale (16) The Soul of Kura San (16) Happiness of Three Women (17) The Prison Without Walls (17) As Men Love (17) In Honor's Web (19) Sex (20) The Silver Horde (20) The Tiger's Coat (20) Old Dad (20) The Concert (21) Sowing the Wind (21) Black Roses (21) Nancy from Nowhere (22) Ashes (22) Rich Men's Wives (22) The Hands of Nara (22) Crashin' Thru (23) Temporary Marriage (23) Six Days (23) The Age of Desire (23) Flaming Youth (23) The Judgment of the Storm (24) The Woman on the Jury (24) Bread (24) Wine (24) The Breath of Scandal (24) If I Marry Again (25) The Mad Whirl (25) The Goose Hangs High (25) Chickie (25) Tessie (25) The Far Cry (26) The Prince of Pilsen (26) DThe Man in the Shadow (26) Alias the Deacon (27) The Life of Riley (27) Women's Wares (27) No Place to Go (27) Sporting Goods (28) Their Hour (28) Sin Sisters (29) The Wheel of Life (29) The Love Racket (29) Lummox (30) Little Accident (30) Go to Blazes (30) The Truth About Youth (30) The Widow in Scarlet (32) Alias Mary Smith (32) One Year Later (33) Beggars in Ermine (34) School for Girls (34) Here's to Romance (35) Song of the Saddle (36) Polo Joe (36) Give Me Liberty (36) Gold Diggers of 1937 (36) Green Light (37) Under Southern Stars (37) Ready, Willing and Able (37) That Man's Here Again (37) The Go Getter (37) That Certain Woman (37) Back in Circulation (37) Alcatraz Island (37) Over the Goal (37) Missing Witnesses (37) She Loved a Fireman (37) Penrod and His Twin Brother (38) Love, Honor and Behave (38)

A Romany Rose (17)