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Wanda Hawley (1895–1963)

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 ... See full bio »

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Hearts and Spangles Peg Palmer
American Pluck Princess Alicia
A Desperate Moment Virginia Dean
A Pair of Silk Stockings Pamela Bristowe


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 1931 Pueblo Terror
Helen Weston
 1929 Her Husband's Women (Short)
 1927 The Eyes of the Totem
Mariam Hardy
 1926 The Smoke Eaters
 1926 The Flying Fool
The Bride
 1926 Men of the Night
Trixie Moran
 1926 The Midnight Message
Mary Macy
 1926 The Last Alarm
Tom's Sweetheart - a Chorus Girl
 1926 Hearts and Spangles
Peg Palmer
 1926 The Combat
Alice Childers
 1926 Pirates of the Sky
Doris Reed
 1926 A Desperate Moment
Virginia Dean
 1925 The Midnight Limited
Mary Foster
 1925 The Unnamed Woman
Doris Gray
 1925 American Pluck
Princess Alicia
 1925 Graustark
 1925 Stop Flirting
Vivian Marsden Reynolds - The Bride
 1925 Who Cares
 1925 The Wizard of Oz
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1925 Smouldering Fires
 1925 Barriers Burned Away
Molly Winthrop
 1925 Let Women Alone
Beth Wylie
 1924 Reckless Romance
Beatrice Skinner
 1924 The Desert Sheik
Corinne Adams
 1924 Bread
Alice Sturgis
 1923 The Man from Brodney's
Lady Agnes Deppingham
 1923 The Lights of London
Bess Marks
 1923 Fires of Fate
Dorinne Adams
 1923 Mary of the Movies
Wanda Hawley (uncredited)
 1923 Masters of Men
Bessie Fleming
 1923 Brass Commandments
Gloria Hallowell
 1923 Nobody's Money
Grace Kendall
 1922 Thirty Days
Lucille Ledyard
 1922 The Young Rajah
Molly Cabot
 1922 Burning Sands
Muriel Blair
 1922 The Woman Who Walked Alone
Muriel Champneys
 1922 The Truthful Liar
Tess Haggard
 1922 Bobbed Hair
Polly Heath
 1922 Too Much Wife
Myra Morgan
 1921 The Love Charm
Ruth Sheldon
 1921 Her Face Value
Peggy Malone
 1921 The Affairs of Anatol
Emilie Dixon
 1921 A Kiss in Time
Sheila Ashlone
 1921 Her Sturdy Oak
Violet White
 1921 The House That Jazz Built
Cora Rodham
 1921 The Outside Woman
Dorothy Ralston
 1921 The Snob
Kathryn Haynes
 1920 Her First Elopement
Christina Elliott
 1920 Her Beloved Villain
Suzanne Bergamot
 1920 Held by the Enemy
Emmy McCreery
 1920 Food for Scandal
Sylvia Figueroa
 1920 Miss Hobbs
Miss Hobbs
 1920 Mrs. Temple's Telegram
Mrs. Clara Temple
 1920 The Six Best Cellars
Millicent Carpenter
 1920 Double Speed
Sallie McPherson
 1920 The Tree of Knowledge
 1919 Peg o' My Heart
Peg O'Connell
 1919 Everywoman
 1919 The Lottery Man
Helen Heyer
 1919 Told in the Hills
Ann Belleau
 1919 Secret Service
Edith Varney
 1919 You're Fired
Helen Rogers
 1919 Virtuous Sinners
Dawn Emerson
 1919 For Better, for Worse
Betty Hoyt
 1919 Greased Lightning
Alice Flint
 1919 The Poor Boob
'Pep' Sparks, aka Hope
 1918 The Way of a Man with a Maid
Elsa Owenson
 1918 The Gypsy Trail
Frances Raymond
 1918 The Border Wireless
Elsa Miller
 1918 A Pair of Silk Stockings
Pamela Bristowe
 1918 We Can't Have Everything
Kedzie Thropp
 1918 Old Wives for New
Sophy in Prologue
 1918 Mr. Fix-It
Mary McCullough
 1918 The Wall Invisible (Short)
 1918 Cheating the Public
Grace Martin (as Wanda Petit)
 1918 Cupid's Roundup
Helen Baldwin (as Wanda Petit)
 1917 The Heart of a Lion
Iola Hamilton (as Wanda Petit)
 1917 This Is the Life
The Girl
 1917 The Broadway Sport
Sadie Sweet (as Wanda Petit)
 1917 The Derelict
Helen (as Wanda Petit)
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Wanda Petit


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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

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