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About Myrtle Gonzalez
Myrtle Gonzalez was born on September 28, 1891, and died on October 22, 1918. An American actress, she appeared in movies and television shows. From 1913 to 1917, she starred in at least 78 silent movies, 66 of which were one- and two-reel shorts. As the first Latina actress in Hollywood, she is considered to be the first Hispanic actress in Hollywood. The Chalice of Courage (1915), an eight-reel feature-length drama by Vitagraph featuring William Duncan as Enid Maitland, was Gonzalez's best-known role. It was once said that she was "the virgin white lily of the screen."
At Vitagraph, Myrtle Gonzalez starred opposite William Desmond Taylor in five movies, including Her Husband's Friend (1913),
In 1914: Myrtle Gonzalez played a role in the drama Tainted Money
1914: Myrtle Gonzalez worked in the comedy Millions for Defence
In 1914: Myrtle Gonzalez acted in the drama The Kiss (1914)
In 1914: Myrtle Gonzalez performed in the drama Captain Alvarez
On December 1, 1917: In Los Angeles, Myrtle Gonzalez married actor/director Allen Watt (1885-1944).
1915: A Natural Man
1916: It Happened in Honolulu
1916: The Secret of the Swamp
1917: The Greater Law
1917: God's Crucible
1917: Southern Justice
1917: The Show Down
At 27 years of age, Gonzalez died as a result of the 1918 pandemic Spanish flu.