Peg Entwistle

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Birthday
5, 1908
Birthplace
Port Talbot, Wales
Death Date
Sep 16, 1932 (24)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
5, 1908
Birthplace
Port Talbot, Wales
Death Date
Sep 16, 1932 (24)

About

Best remembered for her performances in Broadway productions of The Man from Toronto, Tommy, and Alice Sit-by-the-Fire, this early 20th-century entertainer also acted alongside Myrna Loy in the 1932 movie Thirteen Women.

Before Fame

In the mid 1920s, she was a member of the acclaimed Henry Jewett Players theater troupe in Boston, Massachusetts.

Trivia

At the age of twenty-four, she committed suicide by leaping from the Hollywood sign.

Family Life

Born in Wales to British parents, she spent her early years in London, England. In the late 1920s, she was briefly married to the American actor Robert Keith.

Associated With

After a young Bette Davis watched Entwistle's performance in a stage production of Ibsen's The Wild Duck, Davis resolved to become an actress.