Artists & Models magazine (June 1927) Born November 25, 1895 Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. Died December 13, 1984 (aged 89) Warrington, Pennsylvania, U.S. Other names Marguerite Livingston Margaret Livingstone Occupation Actress Years active 1916–1934 Margaret Livingston (November 25, 1895 – December 13, 1984) was an American film actress, most notable for her work during the silent film era. She was sometimes credited as Marguerite Livingston or Margaret Livingstone. She remains best known today as "the Woman from the City" in F.W. Murnau's 1927 masterpiece . Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans Career [edit ]
Livingston was born in
Salt Lake City, Utah. Her older sister Ivy also became a film actress.
The younger Livingston made her debut in
silent film in 1916. She made over 50 films during the "silent era," most notably in F.W. Murnau's Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, and a further 20 films after she successfully made the transition to sound film in 1929, including starring Smart Money Edward G. Robinson and James Cagney. She occasionally dubbed voices for some other actresses, including Louise Brooks for (1929). The Canary Murder Case
In 1931 she married the band leader
Paul Whiteman, and retired from film acting in 1934.
Livingston was a guest on
William Randolph Hearst's yacht the during the weekend in November 1924 with film director and producer Oneida Thomas Ince who later died of heart failure. In the Peter Bogdanovich film (2001), Livingston, played by The Cat's Meow Claudia Harrison, is depicted as having an affair with Ince at the time of his death.
Livingston died in
Warrington, Pennsylvania. Filmography [edit ] The Chain Invisible (1916) (1917) (as Marguerite Livingston) as Florence Alimony Within the Cup (1918) (1919) The Busher All Wrong (1919) (as Marguerite Livingston) as Ethel Goodwin Haunting Shadows (1920) (as Marguerite Livingston) as Marian Deveraux (1920) as Madge Mitchell What's Your Husband Doing? Water, Water Everywhere (1920) as Martha Beecher (1920) as Effie Wainwright Hairpins The Brute Master (1920) as The Native 'Taupou' The Parish Priest (1920) as Agnnes Cassidy (1921) as Lelia Dodson Lying Lips (1921) as Molly The Home Stretch Colorado Pluck (1921) as Angela Featherstone (1921) as Louise Kingston Passing Through Eden and Return (1921) as Connie Demarest (1923) as Princess Elise The Social Buccaneer Divorce (1923) as Gloria Gayne (1924) as A Maid Love's Whirlpool (1924) as Marilyn Foster Wandering Husbands Her Marriage Vow (1924) as Estelle Winslow Butterfly (1924) as Violet Van De Wort The Chorus Lady (1924) as Patricia O'Brien Capital Punishment (1925) as Mona Caldwell Up the Ladder (1925) as Helen Newhall I'll Show You the Town (1925) as Lucille Pemberton Greater Than a Crown (1925) as Molly Montrose The Wheel (1925) as Elsie Dixon Havoc (1925) as Violet Deering After Marriage (1925) as Alma Lathrop (1925) as Millie Montgomery The Best People When the Door Opened (1925) as Mrs. Grenfal Wages for Wives (1925) as Carol Bixby The Yankee Señor (1926) as Flora Hell's 400 (1926) as Evelyn Vance (1926) as Alicia Cuyer A Trip to Chinatown (1926) as Mrs. Mary Rohan The Blue Eagle Womanpower (1926) as Dot Breed of the Sea (1926) as Marietta Rawdon (1927) as Goldie Slaves of Beauty Secret Studio (1927) as Nina Clark Lightning (1927) as Dot Deal/Little Eva Married Alive (1927) as Amy Duxbury The Girl from Gay Paree (1927) as Gertie (1927) as The Woman from the City Sunrise (1927) as Mrs. Gillespie American Beauty Streets of Shanghai (1927) as Sadie A Woman's Way (1928) Mad Hour (1928) as Maid (1928) as Olga The Scarlet Dove Wheel of Chance (1928) as Josie Drew (1928) as Marie The Way of the Strong (1928) as Irene Gordon Say It With Sables Through the Breakers (1928) as Diane Garrett Beware of Bachelors (1928) as Miss Pfeffer, the vamp (1928) as Yvette Bérgere His Private Life The Apache (1928) as Sonya (1929) as Evalinda The Last Warning (1929) as Mimi Bellamy The Bellamy Trial (1929) (voice only, dubbed dialogue for The Canary Murder Case Louise Brooks) as Margaret Odell The Office Scandal (1929) as Lillian Tracy The Charlatan (1929) as Florence (1929) as Madame Renard Innocents of Paris Tonight at Twelve (1929) as Nan Stoddard Acquitted (1929) as Marian Two O'Clock in the Morning (1929) (1929) as Myra Thornhill Seven Keys to Baldpate (1930) as Marcia Murder on the Roof For the Love o' Lil (1930) as Eleanor Cartwright (1930) as Valli What a Widow! Big Money (1930) as Mae (1931) as Berthine Waller The Lady Refuses (1931) as Paulette Vaile Kiki (1931) as Tania Donaliff God's Gift to Women (1931) as District Attorney's girl Smart Money Broadminded (1931) as Mabel Robinson (1932) as Molly Call Her Savage (1934) as Gloria Social Register External links [edit ]