Renée Adorée( 30 September 1898 - 5 October 1933 )
Renée Adorée was a French actress who appeared in Hollywood silent movies during the 1920s.
Born Jeanne de la Fonte in Lille, she was the daughter of circus artists and by age five was performing with her parents. In her teens, she began acting in minor stage productions and toured Europe with her troupe. She was performing in Russia when World War I broke out and fled to London.
Having made a reputation in England and Australia for her dancing skills, she went to New York City very early in 1919, where she was cast in a snappy vaudeville-style Shubert musical revue called Oh, Uncle which opened at the Garrick Theatre in Washington, D.C., in March 1919; by mid March it was being staged in Trenton, New Jersey, and subsequently toured through the summer. In July, it was renamed Oh, What...