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Rhea Haines

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Rhea Haines
Haines in 1914
Born(1894-10-02)October 2, 1894
DiedMarch 12, 1964(1964-03-12) (aged 69)
Years active19141921
Spouse(s)Thomas Case 

Rhea Haines (October 2, 1894 – March 12, 1964) was a silent film actress from Indiana.


Haines was a leading lady for the film company of actor Hobart Bosworth. She played in films with Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, and Mack Sennett. In 1920 she appeared in Mary Ellen Comes to Town and Always Audacious for Paramount Pictures. The same year she performed in The Master Stroke for Vitagraph and Smiling All The Way for D.N. Schwab. In 1921 Haines made Uncharted Seas for Metro Pictures.

Haines  with Dorothy Gish and Raymond Cannon in Turning the Tables (1919)
Haines with Dorothy Gish and Raymond Cannon in Turning the Tables (1919)

In Mary Ellen Comes To Town, she appeared with Dorothy Gish, Ralph Graves, and Charles Gerrard. The film was directed by Elmer Clifton.

She was associated as an actress with both D.W. Griffith and the Fine Arts Theater. Haines stopped making motion pictures in the early 1920s. She was married to attorney Thomas Case.

She died in Los Angeles, California, in 1964, aged 69, from undisclosed causes.

Partial filmography


  • Los Angeles Times, "The Screen", March 22, 1920, Page 12.
  • Los Angeles Times, "Services Set for Actress Rhea Haines", March 14, 1964, Page B2.
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