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Overview (4)

Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Died in Los 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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