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Evelyn Nesbit (1884–1967)


Ms. Nesbit, artists' model and chorus girl, was at the heart of what at the time was known as the Crime of the Century. Her abusive husband, Pittsburgh million-heir Harry Thaw, murdered 52-year old architect and socialite Stanford White (of the firm McKim, Mead, and White), who had taken advantage of a sixteen-year old Evelyn and subsequently ... See full bio »

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Known For

Redemption Alice Loring
(1917)
Threads of Destiny Miriam Gruenstein
(1914)
(1919)
I Want to Forget Varda Deering
(1918)

Filmography

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 1922 The Hidden Woman
Ann Wesley
 1919 My Little Sister
The Elder Sister
 1919 A Fallen Idol
Princess Laone
 1919 Thou Shalt Not
Ruth
 1919 Woman, Woman!
Alice Lindsay
 1918 I Want to Forget
Varda Deering
 1918 The Woman Who Gave
Colette
 1918 Her Mistake
Rose Hale
 1917 Redemption
Alice Loring (as Evelyn Nesbit-Thaw)
 1916 A Lucky Leap (Short)
Bess's Mother
 1914 Threads of Destiny
Miriam Gruenstein (as Evelyn Nesbit Thaw)
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 1932 Broadway Gossip No. 2 (Short)
Herself (as Evelyn Nesbit Thaw)
 1907 The Unwritten Law: A Thrilling Drama Based on the Thaw-White Tragedy (Short)
Herself (as Evelyn Nesbit Thaw)
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 1984 Nikola Tesla: Mad Scientist of the Gilded Age (Video short)
Herself (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

The Wild Rose (1902). Musical comedy. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 13 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Evelyn Nesbit-Thaw | Evelyn Nesbit Thaw

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Shortly before her death, 1966: "Stanny [Stanford White] was lucky, he died. I lived."

Trivia:

Began her modeling career at 15. See more »

Nickname:

The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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