Florence Short

Florence Short (May 19 1893 - July 10, 1946) was an American actress. She had numerous film roles as a supporting actress and was also cast in theatrical productions.[1]

Actors Antrim Short and Gertrude Short were her siblings.[2][3] Actress Blanche Sweet was her cousin, and her parents were also actors. She was born in Springfield, Massachusetts.

She died in Los Angeles and is buried there.[4]



  1. ^ "Florence Short". Playbill.
  2. ^ Vazzana, Eugene Michael (February 17, 1995). Silent Film Necrology: Births and Deaths of Over 9000 Performers, Directors, Producers, and Other Filmmakers of the Silent Era, Through 1993. McFarland. ISBN 9780786401321 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Truitt, Evelyn Mack (July 1, 1977). Who was who on screen. Bowker. ISBN 9780835209144 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Ellenberger, Allan R. (May 1, 2001). Celebrities in Los Angeles Cemeteries: A Directory. McFarland. ISBN 9780786409839 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ Langman, Larry; Ebner, David; Press, Greenwood (February 17, 2001). Hollywood's Image of the South: A Century of Southern Films. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 9780313318863 – via Google Books.