Mary ALDEN Biography

American silent-film actress. Born Mary Maguire Alden, June 18, 1883, in New York, NY; died July 2, 1946, in Woodland Hills, California.

Silent-film actress, portrayed the mulatto housekeeper Lydia Brown in D.W. Griffith’s Birth of a Nation (1915); other films include The Second Mrs. Roebuck, Home Sweet Home (1914), The Unpardonable Sin (1919), The Witching Hour (1921), Babbitt (1924), Brown of Harvard (1926), and The Potter (1927).