Lillian Hall-Davis was a British silent screen actress who worked with Alfred Hitchcock and later committed suicide.
She was born on June 23, 1898 in London, England, Her father Charles was a taxi driver and she had three younger siblings. Lillian started her career acting on the London stage. She made her film debut in the 1917 French drama La p'tite du sixième. The following year she appeared in the British film The Admirable Chrichton. She married stage actor Walter Pemberton and had a son in 1919 named Grovsvenor. During the early 1920s Lillian appeared in numerous movies including The Hotel Mouse, Afterglow, and The Passionate Adventure directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Her performance in the 1924 western Quo Vidas brought her to the attention of American audiences. She was now earning $150 a week and newspapers called her "one of the most beautiful actresses to ever grace the screen." Hitchcock was so impressed with her that he grave her leading roles in two more of his films - The Ring and The Farmer's Daughter.