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Pearl White

Pearl WhiteAKA Pearl Fay White

Born: 4-Mar-1889
Birthplace: Green Ridge, MO [1]
Died: 4-Aug-1938
Location of death: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Cause of death: Cirrhosis of the Liver
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Passy, Paris, France

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Heroine of silent serial films

[1] Joan N. Burstyn, Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women (1997), page 211: "Born in Greenridge, MO, and began her film career in New Jersey." Her Wikipedia page states she was born in New Jersey, which is false; it also conflates her name with the parents of another family. Those errors have propagated to other sources.

Father: Edward G. White (farmer)
Mother: Elizabeth House (d. when Pearl was three)
Brother: Fred
Sister: Grace
Husband: Victor Sutherland (m. 11-Oct-1907, div. 24-Apr-1914)
Husband: Wallace McCutcheon (m. Jun-1919, div. 26-Jul-1921, d. 27-Jan-1928 suicide)
Boyfriend: Theodore Cossika

    High School: Springfield, MO

    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6838 Hollywood Blvd.
    Nervous Breakdown
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

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