Judith Vosselli

Judith Vosselli (June 25, 1895 – September 18, 1966) was a Spanish-born actress who appeared on the American stage and screen during the 1920s and 1930s.

Judith Vosselli
Judith Voselli LCCN2014712519.jpg
Judith Vosselli
Born(1895-06-25)June 25, 1895
DiedSeptember 18, 1966(1966-09-18) (aged 71)
New York City, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1920–35
Spouse(s)John Eshelman Lloyd (1918-1932, divorced)

BiographyEdit

Born in Barcelona, Vosselli made her American acting debut in the successful Broadway farce, Ladies' Night, which ran from 1920 to 1921.[1] She appeared on Broadway in 5 more plays over the next five years, including the successful Merry Wives of Gotham (1924), and Louie the 14th in 1925.[2][3]

She made the transition from stage to film in 1926, with a role in the silent film, The Prince of Tempters.[4] Over the next ten years she appeared in over 20 feature films.[5]

Some of the more notable films in which she appeared include: A Lady's Morals (1930), starring Grace Moore, Reginald Denny, and Wallace Beery;[6] Inspiration, starring Greta Garbo and Robert Montgomery;[7] the 1932 original sound production of Madame Butterfly, starring Sylvia Sidney and Cary Grant;[8] and the 1935 classic, A Tale of Two Cities, starring Ronald Colman.[9] Vosselli retired from acting after A Tale of Two Cities.

Vosselli was married to John Eshlman Lloyd[10] from December 1918 until they were divorced on April 27, 1932.[11]

Vosselli died on September 18, 1966 in New York City.[12]

FilmographyEdit

(Per AFI database)[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ladies' Night". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  2. ^ "Merry Wives of Gotham". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  3. ^ "Louie the 14th". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  4. ^ "The Prince of Tempters: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Judith Vosselli". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  6. ^ "A Lady's Morals: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  7. ^ "Inspiration: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Madame Butterfly: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  9. ^ "A Tale of Two Cities: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  10. ^ "J. E. Lloyd asks divorce". The New York Times. February 19, 1932. p. 3. Retrieved November 28, 2021.
  11. ^ "Judith Vosselli Lloyd sues new Mrs. Lloyd". The New York Times. Associated Press. May 19, 1932. p. 24. Retrieved November 28, 2021.
  12. ^ "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JTYQ-YJD : 21 August 2020), Judith Lloyd, Sep 1966; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

External linksEdit