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Love Exploring Logo By Alice Cattley of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 28: Dorothy Gibson was a silent film actor, singer, and artist’s model. She made her film debut in 1911, appearing as an extra before landing her first leading roles. Although her net worth isn’t known, Dorothy was reportedly one of the highest paid actresses at the height of her career. The highest-paid actress of all, Mary Pickford, earned $500 a week in 1913 – the equivalent of almost $14,000 today. 

Dorothy Gibson

Dorothy Gibson was a silent film actor, singer, and artist’s model. She made her film debut in 1911, appearing as an extra before landing her first leading roles. Although her net worth isn’t known, Dorothy was reportedly one of the highest paid actresses at the height of her career. The highest-paid actress of all, Mary Pickford, earned $500 a week in 1913 – the equivalent of almost $14,000 today. 

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