Helene Chadwick

Helene Chadwick

Born Nov 25, 1897

Helene Chadwick was an American actress in silent motion pictures and in early sound films.

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1897 Birth Born on November 25, 1897.


1913 15 Years Old Signed by Samuel Goldwyn, Chadwick went to California in 1913 and entered silent movies in 1916.


1919 21 Years Old In January 1919, Chadwick became engaged to Lieutenant William A. Wellman, an American pilot with the Lafayette Flying Corps. He had just returned from France and was cited for bravery for his valor in World War I. The couple had met at a party at the house of a friend. Wellman was signed to play a prominent role in an upcoming movie with Douglas Fairbanks Sr. The couple wed in July 1921, but in the summer of 1923, Chadwick sued Wellman for divorce on grounds of desertion and nonsupport. … Read More
1920 22 Years Old She was a star from 1920 through 1925. … Read More


1929 31 Years Old From 1929 until 1935, she found success as a character actress when sound was being introduced to films. … Read More


1939 41 Years Old Her death was indirectly the result of an accident she suffered in June 1939. … Read More
1940 43 Years Old Helene Chadwick died at St. Vincent's Hospital, Los Angeles, California, aged 42, in 1940.
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