Millicent Entwistle

Millicent Lilian Entwistle (1908 - 1932)

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Millicent Lilian "Peg" Entwistle
Born in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdommap
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Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Apr 2015
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Millicent Lilian "Peg" Entwistle was a Welsh-born English stage and screen actress. Entwistle began her stage career in 1925, appearing in several Broadway productions. She appeared in only one film, Thirteen Women, which was released after her death.

Entwistle gained notoriety after she jumped to her death from the "H" on the Hollywoodland sign in September 1932 at the age of 24.[1]

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  • Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911.
  • 1916; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 2457; Line: 10; Page Number: 138.
  • 1920; Census Place: Manhattan Assembly District 9, New York, New York; Roll: T625_1202; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 701; Image: 556.
  • "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912," database, FamilySearch ( : 3 September 2015), Millicent Lilian Entwistle, 22 Mar 1908, Baptism; from "Parish Records Collection 1538-2005," database and images, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Swansea, Christ Church, Glamorganshire, Wales, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  • "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Millicent Lilian Entwistle, 1908; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Neath, Glamorganshire, Wales, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

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Peg Entwistle published September 5, 1931
Peg Entwistle published September 5, 1931

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Peg Entwistle

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