Lucy Cotton

Lucy Cotton (1891 – 12 December 1948), was an American actress. She appeared in 12 films between 1910 and 1921. In 1915 Miss Cotton appeared on stage in "Polygamy" at the Park Theatre in New York City. She was born in Houston, Texas, USA and died in Miami Beach, Florida. She went to New York City in her teens and found her first role on Broadway in the chorus of The Quaker Girl. She then starred in the production of Up in Mabel's Room. As a popular actress, her personal life was closely followed by the press. In 1924, she married Edward Russell Thomas, publisher of the New York Morning Telegraph. He died two years afterward, in July 1926, leaving a sizeable fortune of $27 million and a young daughter, Lucetta, behind. After that she had a series of marriages that did not last; Lytton Ament (1927–30), lawyer Charles Hann (divorced 1932), William M. Magraw (1932–1941), and Prince Vladimir Eristavi-Tchitcherine (married 1941).


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