Anita Stewart (1895–1961) Born in Brooklyn, she began her acting career in 1911. She was one of the earliest film actresses to achieve public recognition in the nascent medium of motion pictures and achieved a great deal of acclaim early in her acting career. Throughout the 1910s and into the early 1920s, Anita Stewart was one of the silent screen's most popular actresses and was often paired in romantic roles with real-life husband, actor Rudolph Cameron. Stewart was also featured opposite such screen legends as Mae Busch, and Barbara La Marr.Throughout the 1920s, Stewart continue to be featured in prominent roles in silent films. Following Stewart's divorce from Cameron in 1928, Stewart married George Peabody Converse the following year.Like many of her silent film contemporaries, Stewart found the transition to sound film extremely difficult. After making just one musical short in 1932,she retired from the screen.Stewart died of a heart attack in Beverly Hills.