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Other names
  
Nell

Role
  
Actress

Name
  
Mabel Taliaferro

Years active
  
1899–1956

Occupation
  
Actress


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Full Name
  
Maybelle Evelyn Taliaferro

Born
  
May 21, 1887 (
1887-05-21
)
New York City, New York, U.S.

Children
  
Bill Taliaferro (b. 1924)

Died
  
January 24, 1979, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Movies
  
The Jury of Fate, The Dawn of Love

Spouse
  
Joseph O'Brien (m. 1920–1929)

Siblings
  
Edith Taliaferro, Bessie Barriscale

Similar People
  
Bessie Barriscale, Edward Carewe, Tod Browning, John S Robertson, Maude Fulton

Mabel "Nell" Taliaferro (May 21, 1887 – January 24, 1979) was an American stage and silent-screen actress, known as the Sweetheart of American Movies.

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Biography

She was born as Maybelle Evelyn Taliaferro in Manhattan, New York City and raised in Richmond, Virginia. Taliaferro was descended on her father's side from one of the early families who settled in Virginia in the 17th century, the Taliaferros, whose roots are from a northern Italian immigrant to England in the 16th century.

In 1907 she was injured in a car crash. In 1912 her career began with the Selig Studios film version of Cinderella co-starring her then husband Thomas Carrigan. She continued performing in films through her retirement in 1921. In 1940, she appeared in her final picture, My Love Came Back. Taliaferro was a sister of film and stage actress Edith Taliaferro and the cousin of actress Bessie Barriscale.

Her first husband was amusement park designer and manager Frederic Thompson.

She died on January 24, 1979.

Stageplay

  • Springtime Folly (1951)
  • Bloomer Girl (1946)
  • Victory Belles (1944)
  • George Washington Slept Here (1941)
  • Back Fire (1932)
  • The Piper (1920)
  • Luck in Pawn (1919)
  • Young Wisdom (1914)
  • The Call of the Cricket (1910)
  • Springtime (1909)
  • Polly of the Circus (1908)
  • Pippa Passes (1906)
  • You Never Can Tell (1905)
  • Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1905)
  • The Land of Heart's Desire (1903)
  • The Consul (1903)
  • The Little Princess (1903)
  • An American Invasion (1902)
  • The Price of Peace (1901)
  • Lost River (1900)
  • Children of the Ghetto (1899)
  • TV

  • The De Santre Story (1956)
  • The Hat from Hangtown (1952)
  • Mistress Sims Inherits (1949)
  • You Can't Take It with You (1945)
  • Filmography

    Actress
    1956
    The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series) as
    Old Woman
    - The De Santre Story (1956) - Old Woman
    1952
    Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
    - The Hat from Hangtown (1952)
    1950
    Studio One (TV Series)
    - The Floor of Heaven (1950)
    1949
    NBC Presents (TV Series)
    - Mistress Sims Inherits (1949)
    1945
    You Can't Take It with You (TV Movie) as
    Penny Sycamore
    1940
    My Love Came Back as
    Dowager
    1938
    Toils of the Law (Short)
    1924
    Alexander Hamilton (Short) as
    Elizabeth Schuyler
    1921
    The Rich Slave as
    Gladys Claypool
    1921
    Sentimental Tommy as
    The Painted Lady
    1919
    The Mite of Love (Short)
    1917
    Draft 258 as
    Mary Alden
    1917
    Peggy Leads the Way
    1917
    The Jury of Fate as
    Jeanne, Jaques
    1917
    Peggy, the Will O' the Wisp as
    Peggy Desmond
    1917
    A Magdalene of the Hills as
    Renie Mathis
    1917
    The Barricade as
    Hope Merrill
    1917
    A Wife by Proxy as
    'Jerry' McNairn
    1916
    The Sunbeam as
    Prue Mason
    1916
    The Dawn of Love as
    Jacqueline Allen
    1916
    God's Half Acre as
    Blossom
    1916
    The Snowbird as
    Lois Wheeler
    1916
    Her Great Price as
    Agnes Lambert
    1914
    The Three of Us as
    Rhy MacChesney
    1912
    The Sunbeam (Short)
    1912
    Cinderella (Short) as
    Cinderella
    Self
    1913
    Pathé's Weekly, No. 35 (Short) as
    Self

    References

    Mabel Taliaferro Wikipedia