Edwina Booth

Born Sep 13, 1904

Edwina Booth was an American actress. She is best known for the 1931 film Trader Horn, during the filming of which she contracted an illness which effectively ruined her movie career.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Edwina Booth.


1904 Birth She was born Josephine Constance Woodruff in Provo, Utah on September 13, 1904, to James Lloyd Woodruff and Josephine Booth Woodruff. … Read More


1921 16 Years Old Her family moved to Venice, California, in 1921 due to her father contracting influenza. … Read More


1926 21 Years Old She got her first part in 1926 in a silent film. … Read More
1927 22 Years Old She was on vacation following a 1927 stage appearance when film director E. … Read More


1935 30 Years Old In 1935, Booth and her father went to Europe to seek medical treatment. … Read More


1959 54 Years Old They were married from 1959 until his death in 1983.


1991 86 Years Old 1 More Event
She died of heart failure May 18, 1991, in Long Beach, California. and is buried in Santa Monica's Woodlawn Cemetery.
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