Gladys Louise Smith – a.k.a. MARY PICKFORD – was born in TORONTO

“America’s Sweetheart”, MARY PICKFORD, was born on April 8, 1892 in a plain brick townhouse at 211 University Avenue.  It’s now the site of the Hospital For Sick Children.  The house is long gone, but Mary’s birthplace is marked by a plaque and sculpture.

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