Jean Acker

Born Oct 23, 1893

Jean Acker was an American film actress with a career dating from the silent film era through the 1950s. She was perhaps best known as the estranged wife of silent film star Rudolph Valentino.

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1893 Birth Acker was born Harriet “Hattie” Ackers on October 23, 1893 in Trenton, New Jersey. … Read More
In the 1900 census, Hattie is with Joseph and her grandparents, but no wife of Joseph is listed. … Read More


1919 25 Years Old After meeting and befriending the then-struggling actor Rudolph Valentino at a party, they entered a two-month courtship and married on November 6, 1919. … Read More
1923 29 Years Old After divorcing Valentino in 1923, Acker was engaged to Marquis Luis de Bezan y Sandoval of Spain. … Read More


1930 36 Years Old In 1930, after she lost her fortune in the 1929 stock market crash, she sued William Delahanty, claiming that he agreed to pay her $18,400 a year if she gave up her film career. … Read More


1978 85 Years Old Acker died of natural causes in 1978 at the age of 84, and is buried next to Carter in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California. … Read More
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