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Anne Schaefer

Anne Schaefer
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Who's Who in the Film World (1914)
Born(1870-07-10)July 10, 1870
DiedMay 3, 1957(1957-05-03) (aged 86)
Years active1911–1938
SpouseF. Medek
RelativesEva Novak (niece)
Jane Novak (niece)

Anne Schaefer (July 10, 1870 – May 3, 1957) was an American actress. She appeared in 147 films between 1911 and 1938. She was the aunt of fellow actresses Eva and Jane Novak.[1]

Schaefer was born to German parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schafer,[2] on July 10, 1870, in St. Louis, Missouri, and attended Notre Dame Convent school in St. Louis.[3] She also studied at a dramatic school founded by Lawrence Hanley in St. Louis and acted in his summer stock company. After acting on stage for several years, she signed with the Vitagraph film company.[2]

Partial filmography


  1. ^ Brown, John W. (2008). Missouri Legends: Famous people from the Show-Me State. St. Louis: Reedy Press. pp. 176, 177.
  2. ^ a b Le Berthon, Ted (September 11, 1930). "Anne Schafer, old-time star, still in films". Los Angeles Evening Post-Record. p. 5. Retrieved March 2, 2022 – via
  3. ^ Katchmer, George A. (2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. p. 342. ISBN 978-1-4766-0905-8. Retrieved March 2, 2022.
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