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Winifred Greenwood

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Winifred Greenwood
Greenwood in 1921
Born(1885-01-01)January 1, 1885
DiedNovember 23, 1961(1961-11-23) (aged 76)
Years active1910–1927
(m. 1913; div. 1918)

Winifred Greenwood (January 1, 1885 – November 23, 1961) was an American silent film actress.

Born in 1885 in Geneseo, New York, Greenwood studied to be a teacher but left New York Normal School to perform in vaudeville in the United States and Canada.[1]

Greenwood's career began in vaudeville, performing with the Kings Carnival Company in Canada and the United States.[2] She went on to act with stock theater companies, one of which she headed.[1] She was signed in 1910 and starred in over 200 films before her retirement in 1927. She starred in a number of films with Charlotte Burton including The Shriner's Daughter in 1913. She was married to actor George Field from 1913[3] to 1918. She died in 1961, age 76 in Woodland Hills, California.

  • Flier for The Devil and Tom Walker, 1913
    Flier for The Devil and Tom Walker, 1913
  • The Reclamation (1916)
    The Reclamation (1916)

Partial filmography


  1. ^ a b Lowe, Denise (January 27, 2014). An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films: 1895-1930. Routledge. p. 256. ISBN 978-1-317-71897-0. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  2. ^ "Winifred Greenwood". Exhibitors' Times. 1 (15): 23. August 30, 1913. Retrieved April 4, 2021.
  3. ^ "Film romance ends in happy marriage". The News-Herald. Pennsylvania, Franklin. December 19, 1913. p. 9. Retrieved April 4, 2021 – via

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