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Sylvia Ashton (1880–1940)

Sylvia Ashton was born on January 26, 1880 in Denver, Colorado, USA. She was an actress, known for The Fourteenth Man (1920), The Love Special (1921) and Red Signals (1927). She died on November 17, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Fourteenth Man Mrs. Tidmarsh
The Love Special Mrs. Whitney
Red Signals Opal Summers
Johnny Get Your Gun Aunt Agatha


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 1932 Queen Kelly
Kelly's Aunt (uncredited)
 1928 The Crash
Mrs. Carleton
 1928 The Barker
Ma Benson
 1928 The Head Man
Mrs. Briggs
 1928 Bachelor's Paradise
Mrs. Malone
 1928 The Leopard Lady
Mama Lolita
 1927 Cheating Cheaters
Mrs. Brockton
 1927 Women's Wares
 1927 Red Signals
Opal Summers
 1926 Dancing Days
 1924 Greed
'Mommer' Sieppe (as Silvia Ashton)
 1923 Desire
Mrs. Patrick Ryan
 1923 Souls for Sale
Mrs. Kale (uncredited)
 1923 The White Flower
Mrs. Gregory Bolton
 1922 A Daughter of Luxury
Mrs. Walford
 1922 Ocean Swells (Short)
The Mother-in-Law
 1922 Youth to Youth
Mrs. Jolley
 1922 Manslaughter
Prison Matron
 1922 Borderland
Mrs. Conlon
 1922 While Satan Sleeps
Mrs. Bones
 1922 Our Leading Citizen
Mrs. Brazey
 1922 For the Defense
Signora Bartoni
 1922 Is Matrimony a Failure?
Mrs. Pearson
 1922 Saturday Night
Mrs. O'Day
 1921 The Love Charm
Julia Nast
 1921 A Prince There Was
Mrs. Prouty
 1921 Garments of Truth
Widow Jones
 1921 Her Sturdy Oak
Belle Bright
 1921 Sham
Aunt Bella
 1921 The Love Special
Mrs. Whitney
 1921 The Blushing Bride
Mrs. James Horton-Kemp
 1921 The Snob
Mrs. Haynes
 1921 Hold Your Horses
Hoonora Canavan
 1920 Conrad in Quest of His Youth
Mary Page
 1920 Sweet Lavender
Dotty Driscoe
 1920 A City Sparrow
Mrs. Babb
 1920 The Fourteenth Man
Mrs. Tidmarsh
 1920 The Soul of Youth
Mrs. Hodge
 1920 Thou Art the Man
 1920 Mrs. Temple's Telegram
Mrs. Fuller
 1920 Jenny Be Good
Sophia Shuttles
 1920 Jack Straw
Mrs. Parker Jennings
 1920 Why Change Your Wife?
Aunt Kate
 1919 The Lottery Man
Mrs. Peyton
 1919 The Heart of Youth
The Cook
 1919 Rose o' the River
Mrs. Ann Brooks
 1919 A Very Good Young Man
Mrs. Douglas
 1919 Men, Women, and Money
Aunt Hannah
 1919 For Better, for Worse
Sylvia's Aunt
 1919 Johnny Get Your Gun
Aunt Agatha
 1919 Peggy Does Her Darndest
Mrs. Ensloe
 1919 Don't Change Your Husband
Mrs. Huckney
 1919 Under the Top
Lotta Crust
 1918 Fuss and Feathers
Mrs. Ledyard
 1918 The Goat
The Baby Vampire
 1918 A Pair of Silk Stockings
Lady Gower
 1918 We Can't Have Everything
Kedzie's Mother
 1918 Old Wives for New
Sophy Murdock
 1918 A Safe Danger (Short)
 1917 Dangers of a Bride (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1917/II Whose Baby? (Short)
Heavy Girl (uncredited)
 1917 A Box of Tricks (Short)
Bess's Mother
 1917 Secrets of a Beauty Parlor (Short)
Beauty Parlor Worker
 1917 Her Fame and Shame (Short)
Carrie Little - the Leading Lady
 1917 The Beauty Doctor (Short)
Mrs. Mason
 1917 Honest Thieves (Short)
 1916 The Nick of Time Baby (Short)
The Rival's Mother
 1916 Billy the Bandit (Short)
Mrs. Uno I. Love (as Mother Ashton)
 1916 A Charming Villain (Short)
The Vampire
 1916 Haystacks and Steeples (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1916 Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
Woman at Jenkins Employees Dance (uncredited)
 1916 Maid Mad (Short)
Mrs. Cecil Haggerty
 1916 Revelation
Undetermined role
 1916 Overalls
Widow Malone
 1916 The Suppressed Order (Short)
Mammy June
 1916 A Sanitarium Scramble (Short)
Aunt Penelope (as Mrs. Ashton)
 1916 Viviana (Short)
Viviana's Mother
 1916 Matching Dreams (Short)
Mrs. Hammond
 1915 Pretenses (Short)
Mrs. Guffy (as Mother Ashton)
 1915 The Supreme Test
Bridget O'Malley
 1915 This Is the Life (Short)
Martha, Adeline's Maid (as Sylvia 'Mother' Ashton)
 1915 Buck's Lady Friend (Short)
 1915 Buck Parvin in the Movies (Short)
 1915 It Almost Happened (Short)
Mrs. Cutter
 1915 No Flirting Allowed (Short)
The Boss's Wife
 1915 Beulah
 1915 A Flurry in Art (Short)
Mrs. Gillespie
 1915 The Man Who Died (Short)
Mrs. Scott
 1915 A Flyer in Spring Water (Short)
The Wife
 1915 Love and Business (Short)
The Spinster
 1914 The Housebreakers (Short)
The Commissioner's Wife
 1914 A Corner in Hats (Short)
 1914 Casey's Vendetta (Short)
Casey's Wife (as Miss Ashton)
 1914 Shorty and Sherlock Holmes (Short)
Nora (as Miss Ashton)
 1914 Shorty and the Fortune Teller (Short)
Bess - the Fortune Teller
 1914 The Feud at Beaver Creek (Short)
Marm Cole (as Miss Ashton)
 1914 Tennessee (Short)
Marm Hastings
 1914 And the Dance Went On (Short)
Jane - Jim's Sweetheart
 1914/II And the Villain Still Pursued Her (Short)
Aunt Clara - Geraldine's Aunt
 1914/I Children of Destiny (Short)
The Wife
 1914 Hiram's Hotel (Short)
Maria - Hiram's Wife
 1913 The God of Girzah (Short)
Mrs. Ashton
 1913 War of the Cattle Range (Short)
 1913 The Raid of the Human Tigers (Short)
Mrs. Burton
 1913 The Prairie Trail (Short)
 1913 The Cowboy Magnate (Short)
Miss Clifford - William's Sister
 1913 Patsy's Luck (Short)
Tilda, Patsy's Wife
 1913 Baby Indisposed (Short)
In Office (uncredited)
 1913/I Black and White (Short)
Black woman
 1913 Objections Overruled (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1913 Father's Chicken Dinner (Short)
Mrs. Ferdinant Fiction
 1913 The Suffragette Minstrels (Short)
Old Woman
 1913 Papa's Baby (Short)
Mama Binks
 1913 Cupid and the Cook (Short)
The Young Woman's Mother
 1913 Mr. Spriggs Buys a Dog (Short)
Mrs. Spriggs (as Miss Ashton)
 1913 While the Count Goes Bathing (Short)
The Young Woman's Mother
 1913 A Chinese Puzzle (Short)
The Mother
 1913 The Sweat-Box (Short)
Bridget (as Miss Ashton)
 1913 A Sea Dog's Love (Short)
Widow McManus
 1913 An Old Maid's Deception (Short)
Woman at Picnic (uncredited)
 1913 Jenks Becomes a Desperate Character (Short)
Second Visitor
 1913/II Just Kids (Short)
The Professor's Wife
 1913 Highbrow Love (Short)
 1913 Edwin Masquerades (Short)
At Ball (uncredited)
 1913 All Hail to the King (Short)
The Queen
 1913 A Delivery Package (Short)
The Bride
 1913 The Power of the Camera (Short)
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1913 Tightwad's Predicament (Short)
One of the Wife's Friends
 1913 A Queer Elopement (Short)
The Sheriff's Wife
 1913 Look Not Upon the Wine (Short)
In Cabaret (uncredited)
 1913 An Up-to-Date Lochinvar (Short)
Dora's Mother
 1913 There Were Hoboes Three (Short)
Rescued from Lake (uncredited)
 1913 The Masher Cop (Short)
The Girl's Mother
 1913 Kissing Kate (Short)
At Church Fair (uncredited)
 1913 The High Cost of Reduction (Short)
First Actress
 1913 The Bite of a Snake (Short)
Women's Christian Temperance Union Member (unconfirmed)
 1912 A Day's Outing (Short)
 1912 The Shanghaied Cowboys (Short)
 1912 Sharps and Chaps (Short)
Mrs. De Risque
 1912 Fatty's Big Mix-Up (Short)
 1912 The Cowboy Guardians (Short)
The Widow
 1912 Her Friend, the Doctor (Short)
Ma Carston
 1912 Hearts and Skirts (Short)
Chaperone to Mabel
 1912 The Would-Be Shriner (Short)
Hank Hopkins' Wife's Friend (unconfirmed)
 1912 The Speed Demon (Short)
The Speed Demon's Wife's Friend
 1912 Trying to Fool Uncle (Short)
 1912 A Dash Through the Clouds (Short)
Carmelita - Young Mexican Woman
 1912 Katchem Kate (Short)
Kate's Supervisor
 1912 Neighbors (Short)
Second French Family, the Wife
 1912/I A Close Call (Short)
Mother / Woman in Crowd
 1912 When the Fire-Bells Rang (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Miss Ashton | Mother Ashton | Mrs. Ashton | Silvia Ashton | Sylvia 'Mother' Ashton

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Corpulent silent screen character actress, a member of D.W. Griffith's stock company of players. Often played dizzy dames. Later employed by Famous Players-Lasky, often under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille. See more »



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