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Petite, large-eyed former Follies Bergere chorus girl who achieved international stardom after starring as the French woman John Gilbert leaves behind in King Vidor's "The Big Parade" (1925). Adoree died of tuberculosis at age 35.
Debut as circus performer; was an acrobat, equestrienne and clown
Film debut in Australian film, "500 Pound Reward"
Appeared in three musical comedies on the New York stage: "Oh Uncle", "O What a Girl" and "The Dancer and Sunny" during WWI
Returned to America and was signed by Fox
US film debut, "The Strongest"
Starred opposite husband Tom Moore in "Made in Heaven"
Achieved international stardom as lead in "The Big Parade"
Teamed with John Gilbert in "La Boheme"
Cast as a Chinese girl in "Mr. Wu"
Talking film debut, "The Pagan Love Song"
Last films, "The Call of the Flesh" and "Redemption"
Contracted tuberculosis; lay flat on her back for two years at a Prescott, Arizona sanitarium to regain her health; eventually succumbed to the disease in 1933