Sybil Seely
born: 02 January 1900
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
died: 26 June 1984
Culver City, Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(heart failure/colon cancer, age 84)
American, dark-haired silent screen comedienne.  A favourite leading lady of Buster Keaton, she appeared in several of his early two-reel comedies.  Retired from films in 1922, after marrying the writer Jules Furthman.  She lived in Culver City towards the end of her life.
She appears in the semi-nude in a bathtub in Buster Keaton's 1920 short film, "One Week".
Real name: Sybil Travilla Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


A Sailor-Made Man
Harem girl

Distilled Love
Bathing beauty

Sybil Seely in Buster Keaton's ONE WEEK (1920).

Acknowledgements: (John Bengtson)
Ed Watz (help and assistance)
Jesse Brisson (information on Distilled Love)

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