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Peg Entwistle

Peg EntwistleAKA Lillian Millicent Entwistle

Born: 1-Jul-1908
Birthplace: Port Talbot, Wales
Died: 18-Sep-1932
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Cremated, Oak Hill Cemetery, Glendale, OH

Gender: Female
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: Wales
Executive summary: Starlet, suicided off Hollywood sign

Primarily a stage actress but nearing possible success as a movie starlet, Peg Entwistle climbed a maintenance ladder and leapt to her death from the fifty-foot tall letter "H" of the Hollywoodland (now Hollywood) sign overlooking Los Angeles.

Her ex-husband, actor Robert Keith, was the father of Family Affair's "Uncle Bill", actor Brian Keith.

Father: Robert Entwistle (d. automobile accident)
Mother: Emily Entwistle (d. 1910)
Mother: Lauretta Ross (stepmother, m. 1914)
Brother: Robert (half brother, b. 1920, d. 1922 auto accident)
Brother: Milton (half brother, b. 1918)
Husband: Robert Keith (actor, m. 1927, div. 1929)

    Welsh Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Depression, Alcoholism

    Thirteen Women (16-Sep-1932) · Hazel

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