Marguerite Clayton

Marguerite Clayton (born Margaret Fitzgerald;[citation needed] April 12, 1891 – December 20, 1968) was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 179 films between 1909 and 1928, many of which were westerns with Broncho Billy Anderson and Harry Carey.

Marguerite Clayton
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Clayton in August 1917 issue of
Moving Picture World
Born(1891-04-12)April 12, 1891
DiedDecember 20, 1968(1968-12-20) (aged 77)
Resting placeArlington National Cemetery
Years active1909–1928
Victor Bertrandias
(died 1961)


Margaret Fitzgerald was born in Ogden, Utah on April 12, 1891 and attended St. Mary's Academy in Salt Lake City, Utah.[2]

In 1909, Clayton made her first films, A Mexican's Gratitude and The Heart of a Cowboy, with Anderson. Her film career ended in 1928.[2]

Clayton died in Los Angeles, California in a road accident. She was buried with her husband Major General Victor Bertrandias in Arlington National Cemetery.

Selected filmographyEdit

Clayton with Bryant Washburn in The Promise Land, 1916


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  2. ^ a b Katchmer, George A. (2009). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. ISBN 9781476609058. Retrieved July 27, 2017.

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