Merta Sterling (June 13, 1883 – March 14, 1944) was an American film actress of the silent era who predominantly appeared in comedic roles. She appeared in 61 films between 1914 and 1927. She was born Manitowoc, Wisconsin and died in Hollywood, California.
Sterling in 1917
|Born||June 13, 1883|
Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA
|Died||March 14, 1944 (aged 60)|
|Other names||Myrta Sterling|
|1917||Lonesome Luke, Lawyer||Short|
|1917||Fat and Furious||Merta|
|1918||Clean Sweep||The Lady Barber||Short|
|1918||The King of the Kitchen||Short|
|1919||The Janitor||Hefty Hilda|
|1919||The Sage-Brush League|
|1920||Up in Mary's Attic||Lena Gerst|
|1923||The Handy Man||The cook||Short|
|1924||Darwin Was Right||Liza|
|1924||Women First||Mandy Lee|
|1924||The Star Dust Trail||The Maid|
|1927||Paid to Love||Maid|
- Slide, Anthony (August 29, 2016). "She Could Be Chaplin!: The Comedic Brilliance of Alice Howell". Univ. Press of Mississippi – via Google Books.
- Massa, Steve. "Slapstick Divas: The Women of Silent Comedy". BearManor Media – via Google Books.
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