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Gloria Hope

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Gloria Hope
Hope, c. 1920
Olive Frances

(1901-11-09)November 9, 1901
DiedOctober 29, 1976(1976-10-29) (aged 74)
Years active1917–1926
(m. 1921; died 1958)

Joe Bishow (1927 - 1928) (annulled)

Gloria Hope (born Olive Frances, November 9, 1901 – October 29, 1976) was an American silent film actress.

Life and career

She was born as Olive Frances[citation needed] in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,[1] in 1901. Following her education at a Newark, New Jersey, school, she entered upon her career as a screen player and played successively with Ince, Triangle, Artcraft, Ince Paramount, Paralta, Universal and Goldwyn. Naughty, Naughty, The Gay Lord Quex, Burglar by Proxy, The Hushed Hour, The Great Love, and Outcasts of Poker Flat were a few of the many screen plays she appeared in. In 1920, Who's Who on the Screen reported that Hope was 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m) high, weighed 106 pounds (48 kg) and had a light complexion, auburn hair and blue eyes.[2]

She was signed in 1917 and starred in about 30 films before her retirement in 1926 at age 25 to have children.

She starred with William Garwood in films such as The Guilty Man in 1918, and with Mary Pickford and Lloyd Hughes in Tess of the Storm Country in 1922.

She married Lloyd Hughes on June 30, 1921, and they had children Donald and Isabel.[citation needed] On October 11, 1927, she married Joe Bishow, but the marriage was annulled in 1928.[3]

Hope died in Pasadena, California. She is interred at Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, near Hughes.





  1. ^ "Scrapbook biographies". The Kansas City Star. Missouri, Kansas City. October 6, 1918. p. 48. Retrieved August 12, 2020 – via
  2. ^ Charles Donald Fox & Milton L. Silver (1920). "Gloria Hope". Who's Who on the Screen. New York City: Ross Publishing. (Note: Not currently in copyright)
  3. ^ "Actress bares love note fake". The San Francisco Examiner. January 17, 1928. p. 3. Retrieved August 13, 2020 – via
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