Lloyd Hughes

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Lloyd Hughes

Photo of Hughes from A Pictorial History of the Silent Screen by Daniel Blum
Born (1897-10-21)October 21, 1897
Bisbee, Arizona, U.S.
Died June 6, 1958(1958-06-06) (aged 60)
San Gabriel, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1918-1939
Spouse(s) Gloria Hope (1921-1958) (his death) (2 children)

Lloyd Hughes (October 21, 1897 – June 6, 1958) was an American actor of both the silent and sound film eras.

Life and career

Born in Bisbee, Arizona, Hughes received his education at the Los Angeles Polytechnic School. He sought a career as an actor early in life, and his clean-cut appearance and ability soon gained him recognition. His first role as leading man was opposite Mary Pickford in Tess of the Storm Country. Other roles included Love Never Dies opposite Madge Bellamy, and The Lost World with Wallace Beery and Bessie Love. He made the transition to sound, and worked as an actor through the late 1930s, including a role with John Barrymore in the 1930 film The Sea Beast.


Hughes met his wife, Gloria Hope, on the set of Tess of the Storm Country. The couple eventually had two children, a boy, Donald, and a girl, Isabel.

Hughes died on June 6, 1958. He is interred at Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park, near his wife, Gloria Hope.[1][2]

Hughes, ca. 1922



  1. "Lloyd Ellsworth Hughes (1897 - 1958) - Find A Grave Memorial". www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 2016-06-28.
  2. "Gloria Hope (1899 - 1976) - Find A Grave Memorial". www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 2016-08-19.
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