Athole Shearer
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Athole Shearer

Actress
Female
Born Nov 20, 1900
Hometown Canada
Died Mar 17, 1985
Death Place Los Angeles

Athole Shearer was an actress most noted as the sister of motion picture star Norma Shearer and film sound engineer Douglas Shearer. Shearer was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As a teenager, her divorced mother moved the two girls to New York City and then to Hollywood and in 1920 she obtained her first minor film role. In 1923, Athole Shearer married John Ward with whom she would have a son.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1900 Birth Born on November 20, 1900.

TEENAGE

1920 19 Years Old Shearer was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As a teenager, her divorced mother moved the two girls to New York City and then to Hollywood and in 1920 she obtained her first minor film role.

TWENTIES

1923 22 Years Old In 1923, Athole Shearer married John Ward with whom she would have a son.
1928 27 Years Old Divorced, in 1928 she married again, this time to noted film director Howard Hawks (1896–1977). They divorced twelve years later in 1940 at a turbulent time for Hawks who had been fired by studio owner Howard Hughes as the director of the film The Outlaw. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1985 84 Years Old Athole Shearer died in 1985 in Los Angeles, California, and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.
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