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Biography of Gloria Sawson
Gloria was born in Chicago Illinois on March 27th, 1899. Her full name is Gloria May Josephine Svennson. Her father was an army man She had attended a dozen schools by the time she was a teenager. Living in Chicago at the age of 16 she was hired as an extra Essanay Studios. This is where she met Wallace Beery. At the age of 18 she was picked from the audience, because of her beauty. She was then asked to be a bit player in the 1915 films "The Fable of Elvira" and "The Metal Ticket". In 1916 she moved to Hollywood, was married and pursued her acting life.