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Virginia Rappe (1891–1921)

An actress best known for her death, her controversial demise occurred the day after being discovered in a hotel bedroom during a party that involved a large amount of alcohol consumption. Actor Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle was the last person seen with Rappe before she was found seriously injured. After her death, Arbuckle went through a murder trial ... See full bio »

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Paradise Garden Marcia Van Wyck
An Adventuress Vanette
The Punch of the Irish The Object of Attention
A Twilight Baby Virginia


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (13 credits)
 1921 The Misfit Pair (Short)
 1921 A Game Lady (Short)
A Different Kind of Game
 1920 The Punch of the Irish (Short)
The Object of Attention
 1920 Wet and Warmer (Short)
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1920 The Kick in High Life (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1920 An Adventuress
 1919 Fantasy (Short)
 1919 A Twilight Baby (Short)
 1919 His Musical Sneeze (Short)
Lucy Butts
 1918 Wild Women and Tame Lions (Short) (uncredited)
 1917 Paradise Garden
Marcia Van Wyck
 1917 His Wedding Night (Short)
Women in car (uncredited)
 1916 The Foolish Virgin
Bit part (uncredited)
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 1998 Biography (TV Series documentary)
 1988 Hollywood Scandals and Tragedies (Video documentary)
 1980 Hollywood (TV Mini Series documentary)
Actress 'Isle of Love'
- Single Beds and Double Standards (1980) ... Actress 'Isle of Love' (uncredited)

Personal Details

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1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Virginia Rappae


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Personal Quote:

To think that I've led such a quiet life and that I should have gotten into such a part.


A few years before she died, she said she had a premonition she would die a very violent death. See more »


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