Elsie Ferguson (1883-1961) was an American stage and
  • Elsie Ferguson
  • Elsie Ferguson in Under the Greenwood Tree (1918)
film actress. Reknowned as one of the most beautiful actresses on stage, she tried to transition over to film. A good portion of the films she did were adpations of plays (including the Henry V. Esmond piece, Under the Greenwood Tree). She had a reputation of being a diva and difficult to work with, and eventually returned to the stage.

Ferguson died in 1961 at 78, and left a large majority of her fortune to animal-related charities. 


  • Under the Greenwood Tree (1918) - Ferguson is tied to a tree and OTM gagged.