Virginia Rappe

Silent Film Actress + Model
Born Jul 7, 1895
Hometown New York City
Died Sep 9, 1921
Death Place San Francisco
Other Names Rapp, Virginia Ca...

Virginia Rappe was an American model and silent film actress.

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1895 Birth Born on July 7, 1895.


1916 20 Years Old In 1916 she relocated to San Francisco to pursue her career as an artist's model, where she met dress designer Robert Moscovitz, to whom she became engaged. … Read More
1917 22 Years Old In early 1917 she was hired by director Fred Balshofer and given a prominent role in his Paradise Garden opposite popular screen star Harold Lockwood.
1918 23 Years Old In 1918 she gave birth to a child, which was put into foster care. … Read More
1919 24 Years Old In 1919, she began a relationship with director/producer Henry Lehrman; the two eventually became engaged. … Read More
During a party held on Labor Day, September 5, 1921 in Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle's suite, number 1219, at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, Rappe allegedly suffered a trauma.
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