Legendary actress, Mabel Normand, was born Mabel Ethelreid Normand on Nov 10, 1892 in Staten Island, NY. Normand died at the age of 37 on Feb 22, 1930 in Monrovia, CA .
MINI BIO:Bright, bubbling, dark-eyed brunette, the most talented and individual of America's silent screen comedians, with a great and deservedly devoted public following from pre-World War I times to the early 1920s. Also directed, or co-directed, often without credit, many of her two-reelers. Loved and lost by slapstick producing kingpin Mack Sennett, she died from tuberculosis, her career already ruined by drug addiction and alleged involvement in a murder. Married actor Lew Cody (Louis Cote, 1884-1934). (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
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