Mary Pickford “America’s Sweetheart” “La petite fiancée de l’Amérique”

Mary Pickford was an Academy Award-winning Canadian-born motion picture star and co-founder of United Artists, known as “America’s Sweetheart,” “Little Mary” and “the girl with the golden curls.” She was one of the first Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood and one of film’s greatest pioneers regardless of nationality or background.