June Elvidge

June Elvidge

Elvidge circa 1920
Born (1903-06-30)June 30, 1903
St. Paul, Minnesota
Died May 1, 1965(1965-05-01) (aged 61)
Eatontown, New Jersey
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Britton Busch

June Elvidge (June 30, 1893 May 1, 1965) was an early 20th-century silent film actress from St. Paul, Minnesota. She was of English and Irish descent.[1]


Elvidge debuted in Passing Show of 1914, produced by Sam Shubert at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City. She is noted for playing roles as a vamp in silent movies such as The Lure of Woman (1915) and The Poison Pen (1919). She appeared in westerns such as The Price of Pride (1917) and The Law of the Yukon (1920). She acted in seventy motion pictures before the beginning of the sound era. After the conclusion of her movie career in 1924, Elvidge toured America on the Orpheum Circuit, Inc., in vaudeville. She retired from show business in 1925.

Elvidge died in 1965 at the Mary Lee Nursing Home in Eatontown, New Jersey. She was 72 years old, the widow of Britton Busch, a stockbroker.[2]

Partial filmography

The Guardian (1917)
The Tenth Case (1917)


  1. June Elvidge. Stars of the Photoplay. Photoplay magazine. 1924.
  2. "June Elvidge". The New York Times. May 3, 1965. p. 33.
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