Dorcas Matthews

Active - 1916 - 1923  |   Born - Nov 5, 1890   |   Died - Jan 24, 1969   |   Genres - Drama, Romance, Crime

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Biography by Hans J. Wollstein

The British-born actress/wife of Robert McKim, with whom she did at least five films including the interesting Captive God (1916), Dorcas Matthews is best remembered today as Senora Nacional in Rudolph Valentino's Blood and Sand (1921), and as Lady Jane in the 1923 version of East Lynne. She retired to raise her two children with McKim, who died suddenly at the age of 40 in 1927.