Mary Miles Minter
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Mary Miles Minter

Actress
Female
Born Apr 25, 1902

Mary Miles Minter was an American actress. She appeared in 54 silent era motion pictures from 1912 to 1923. In 1922, Minter was involved in scandal surrounding the murder of director William Desmond Taylor, whom she professed her love for. Although gossip implicated her mother, former actress Charlotte Shelby, as the murderer, Minter's reputation as a demure young lady was tarnished. Taylor's murder remains a cold case.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1902 Birth Born on April 25, 1902.
1912 10 Years Old 1 More Event
She appeared in 54 silent era motion pictures from 1912 to 1923.

TEENAGE

1921 19 Years Old The ensuing scandal, following the Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle scandal of Labor Day weekend 1921, and Arbuckle's subsequent murder trial, was the subject of widespread media speculation and embellishment. … Read More

TWENTIES

1922 20 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1922, Minter was involved in scandal surrounding the murder of director William Desmond Taylor, for whom she professed her love.
1925 23 Years Old In 1925, Minter sued her mother for an accounting of the money Shelby had received for her during her screen career.
1927 25 Years Old The case was settled out of court, with the settlement being signed by Minter and Shelby at the American Consulate in Paris, France, on January 24, 1927.

FIFTIES

1957 55 Years Old In 1957, Minter and wealthy real estate developer Brandon O. Hildebrandt (1898–1965) were married. They remained married until O'Hildebrandt's death in 1965. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1981 79 Years Old In 1981, Minter was severely beaten in a burglary at her home in which more than $300,000 worth of antiques, china and jewelry were taken. … Read More
1984 82 Years Old Died on August 4, 1984.
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