Lois Weber Bio - Lois Weber
  • Constellation: Gemini
  • Born In: Allegheny, Pennsylva
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  • Profession:Director / Scenarist / Actre
  • Other Names:Florence Pietz
  • Photos: 4
Lois Weber, who had been a street-corner evangelist before entering motion pictures in 1905, became the first American woman movie director of note, and a major one at that. Herbert Blaché, the husband of Frenchwoman Alice Guy, the first woman to direct a motion picture (and arguably, the first director of either gender to helm a fictional narrative film), cast her in the lead of "Hypocrites" (1908). Weber first got behind the camera on A Heroine of '76 (1911), a silent that was co-directed by p

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