Mary Thurman

Mary Thurman (April 27, 1895 – December 22, 1925) was an American actress of the silent film era. Born Mary Christiansen in Richfield, Utah, Thurman's film career began with roles in the comedies of Mack Sennett, as one of the Sennett Bathing Beauties, and featured appearances in Bombs! (1916) and The Fool (1925). She appeared in nearly sixty Hollywood films from 1915 up until her death in 1925, frequently in those made by Pathé Studios. Thurman was married to Victor E. Thurman, son of Utah Supreme Court justice S.R. Thurman, until their divorce in 1919. Thurman died of pneumonia in New York, New York in 1925 in Flower Hospital. She had been ill for approximately one year after making a motion picture in Florida. She was buried in Richfield, Utah.


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