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Dolores Costello (September 17, 1903 – March 1, 1979) was an American film actress who achieved her greatest success during the era of silent movies. She was nicknamed "The Goddess of the Silent Screen". She was stepmother of John Barrymore's daughter Diana, by his second wife Blanche Oelrichs, the mother of John Drew Barrymore and Dolores (Dee Dee) Barrymore, and the grandmother of John Barrymore III, Blyth Dolores Barrymore, Brahma Blyth (Jessica) Barrymore, and Drew Barrymore.

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"The Goddess Of The Silent Screen"

Dolores Costello was born September 17, 1903. She made her first film appearance in the years 1909 – 1915 as a child actress, along with her younger sister Helene, for the Vitagraph Film Company, and was the daughter of actor Maurice Costello, who was the first great matinee idol of the Nickelodeon Age . When she was 17 years old, she lived for awhile in New York City, and was the model for many notable illustrators of the era. Within a few years of achieving stardom, the delicately…

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"The Goddess Of The Silent Screen"

Dolores Costello was born September 17, 1903. She made her first film appearance in the years 1909 – 1915 as a child actress, along with her younger sister Helene, for the Vitagraph Film Company, and was the daughter of actor Maurice Costello, who was the first great matinee idol of the Nickelodeon Age . When she was 17 years old, she lived for awhile in New York City, and was the model for many notable illustrators of the era. Within a few years of achieving stardom, the delicately…

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"The Goddess Of The Silent Screen"

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"The Goddess Of The Silent Screen"

Dolores Costello was born September 17, 1903. She made her first film appearance in the years 1909 – 1915 as a child actress, along with her younger sister Helene, for the Vitagraph Film Company, and was the daughter of actor Maurice Costello, who was the first great matinee idol of the Nickelodeon Age . When she was 17 years old, she lived for awhile in New York City, and was the model for many notable illustrators of the era. Within a few years of achieving stardom, the delicately…

Shortly before her death, she was interviewed for the documentary series Hollywood discussing her film career. She died from emphysema in Fallbrook, California, in 1979 John Drew Barrymore, Dolores Costello, Mary Astor, Fay Wray, Kissing Scenes, Second Wife, Famous Graves, Actor John, Dee Dee

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Actress. She had her screen debut in 1911. Appearing in numreous pictures throughout the 1910s and the early 1920s mostly with her father and sister. Relocated to Hollywood, Costello met her future husband John Barrymore on the set of The Sea Beast (1926). During their lengthy kissing scene in this picture Dolores...

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Dolores and Helen Costello with their mother, Mae Costello (married to Maurice Costello (1902-1927).