Edna PurvianceEdna Purviance
(October 21 1895
- January 11 1958
) was an actress during the silent movie
era. She frequently starred in Charlie Chaplin
movies. Chaplin had tremendous respect for her, both as an actress and as a person, and used her in his films whenever possible. After her retirement in 1926
, she remained on Chaplin's payroll until she died in 1958.