Most Notable Actors of the Early 20th Century

Published on July 21, 2021

The 1910s: Mary Pickford

“The Girl With the Golden Curls” starred Mary Pickford, one of the first famous people in the silent era of film. She starred in 51 films in 1909 and by the 1910s, she was in hit films such as "Daddy Long Legs", and "The Poor Little Rich Girl". She earned the title of “America’s Sweetheart” and in one week in 1916, she made a record of $10K.