Natascha Rambova - was an American silent film costume and set designer, artistic director, screenwriter, producer and occasional actress. She is best known as the second wife of film star Rudolph Valentino
Ida Lupino was born into a theatrical family in London, England. In the she was the Great Britain's equivalent of America's Jean Harlow. Seen here as a platinum blond, it's difficult to see Lupino inside this wispy feminine creature.
Lillian Gish Honorary Oscar for superlative artistry and for distinguished contribution to the progress of motion pictures in 1970. Usually associated with the silent film era [which she may well have preferred to talkies], two high profile films she made well into the Golden Age of Hollywood are "Duel in the Sun," 1946 and "Night of the Hunter" 1955.
Betty Compson, made 25 films in 1916 alone, although most of them are shorts. In she appeared in "Court-Martial" & "The Barker" which she was nominated for an Academy Award. She also managed to become one of the busiest actors in the new talking cinema.