Knowledge Identifier: +Marie_Prevost
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1898.
Countries: United States (67%), Germany (8%), United Kingdom (8%)
Linked to: Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles Times, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Keystone Film Company
She was discovered by Mack Sennett who signed her to contract and made her one of his "Bathing Beauties" in the late 1910s
Director Ernst Lubitsch chose her for a major role opposite Adolphe Menjou in 1924's "The Marriage Circle"
After being let go by Warner Bros. in early 1926, Prevost's career began to decline and she was relegated to secondary roles
Adding to her depression was the end of her marriage to Kenneth Harlan - the two separated in 1927
Edwina Booth - She was on vacation following a 1927 stage appearance when film director E. Mason Hopper saw her and offered her a part in a Marie Prevost picture
In 1930, she appeared in "Paid", starring Joan Crawford
In 1932, she was one of the three leads in the film "Three Wise Girls", starring Jean Harlow