Alice Lake (12-09-1895, Brooklyn - New York City - New York - USA)

From WikipediaAlice Lake (September 12, 1895 – November 15, 1967) was anAmerican film actress. She began her career during the silent film era andoften appeared in comedy shorts opposite Roscoe Arbuckle.Born in Brooklyn, New York, Lake began her career as adancer.[1] She made her screen debut in 1912, and she appeared in a number ofcomedy shorts by Mack Sennett. Lake was often the leading lady of RoscoeArbuckle in comedies like Oh Doctor! (1917) and The Cook (1918). Arbuckledirected both films and was joined by Buster Keaton who had a leading role inOh Doctor.Lake also played dramatic roles with Bert Lytell inBlackie's Redemption and The Lion's Den, both from 1919. During the 1920s sheappeared in a number of Metro silent film features as the lead actress. At theheight of her career she earned $1,200 per week as a motion picture actress.Lake had only limited success in dramatic roles. Following the introduction oftalkies, her parts in films began to wane and she only performed in supportingroles. Her last appearance in film was in 1935 with a bit part in Frisco Kid.In all her screen credits numbered ninety-six.In March 1924, Lake married fellow actor Robert Williams,but they were divorced in 1925. The couple separated and reunited three timesbefore they made a permanent break. Williams was a vaudeville performer who hadappeared in a number of stage plays. He was previously married to singer MarionHarris.Lake died of a heart attack at Paradise Sanitarium inHollywood, California. She was 71. She is buried at Valhalla Memorial ParkCemetery in North Hollywood.For her contribution to the motion picture industry, AliceLake has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1620 Vine Street.

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