Agnes Ayres

Agnes Ayres

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Agnes Ayres (April 4, 1892 - December 25, 1940) was an American actress who rose to fame during the silent film era. Born as Agnes Eyre Henkel in Carbondale, Illinois to Solon and Emma Slack Henkel on April 4, 1892. She also had an older brother named Solon William Henkel born in 1888. She began her career in 1914 when she was noticed by an Essanay Studios staff director and cast as an extra in a crowd scene. After moving to New York City with her mother to pursue a career in acting, Ayres was spotted by actress Alice Joyce. Joyce noticed the physical resemblance the two shared which eventually led to Ayres being cast in Richard the Brazen (1917), as Joyce's character's sister.show more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 281g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135940856
  • 9786135940855