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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 30 July 1895Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of Death 18 March 1963Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameSelma Wanda Pittack
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Wanda Hawley was a popular leading lady of the silent era who specialized in sweet romantic comedies and romantic dramas. Due to Wanda's petite status, she billed herself as Wanda Petit for a brief period in her career. She rose to stardom in Cecil B. DeMille films and later starred in films for director Sam Wood. Wanda Hawley had a contract dispute with Paramount and, starting in 1923, began bouncing from studio to studio, her fame and box office appeal steadily declining. Her last screen appearance was in 1932.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: A. Nonymous

Spouse (3)

Jay Stuart Wilkinson (auto racing driver) (27 July 1925 - 1933) (divorced)
Allen Burton Hawley (? - 1922) (divorced)
Justus Livingston Richey (Jack, ins. salesman) (? - 1957) (his death)

Trivia (1)

At her peak, she composed music, and her hobbies included swimming, golf, indoor sports and playing the piano.

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