Florence Lee (born 1864)

Florence Lee (1864–1933) was an American silent era actress who appeared in over 90 films between 1911 and 1931. She is perhaps best known to modern audiences for her last film role, that of the blind girl's grandmother in Charlie Chaplin's City Lights (1931).[1] She also appeared in some Our Gang movies during the 1920s.

Florence Lee
BornFebruary 1864
DiedFebruary 17, 1933 (aged 68 - 69)
Years active1911-1931


Year Title Role Note
1911 Enoch Arden On the Beach Short
1912 A Voice from the Deep On Roller Coaster Short, Uncredited
1912 Won by a Fish At Dinner Short
1912 His Auto's Maiden Trip Short
1913 Almost a Wild Man Actress in The Rise & Fall of McDoo Short
1922 Hell's Border
1922 The Trouper Mrs. Selden
1922 Top o' the Morning Jerry's Aunt
1923 Mary of the Movies Mary's Mother
1924 Jack O'Clubs Mrs. Miller
1924 Virtue's Revolt Mrs. Cane
1925 Just Plain Folks
1925 The Love Bug Grandma Thomas Short
1925 Across the Deadline Mrs. Revelle
1925 Ask Grandma Grandma Short
1925 Speed Mad Grandma Smithers
1925 The Road Agent Mrs. Worth - the Mother
1925 The Flame Fighter Mrs. Sparks
1925 Luck and Sand Roy's Mother
1952 The Movies The Boy's Mother Short, Uncredited
1926 My Stars Johnny's Mother
1926 The Devil's Partner Deputy Sheriff's Wife
1926 The High Hand Mrs. Oaks
1928 The Little Buckaroo Mrs. Durking
1928 The Bronc Stomper Mrs. Hollister
1931 City Lights The Blind Girl's Grandmother (final film role)


  1. ^ Robinson 1985, p. 406.


  • Robinson, David (1985). Chaplin:His Life and Art. New York: McGraw-Hill Books Company. ISBN 0-07-053181-1.

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