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Hedda Hopper

Hedda HopperAKA Elda Furry

Born: 2-May-1885
Birthplace: Hollidaysburg, PA
Died: 1-Feb-1966
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Rose Hill Cemetery, Altoona, PA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor, Columnist
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Queen of the Quickies

[1] Victoria Price, Vincent Price: A Daughter's Biography (1998), page 181: "Hedda Hopper was as staunch a Republican as Vincent [Price] was a Democrat. It was said of her that her politics were somewhat to the right of Genghis Khan, yet she nonetheless adored the Prices."

Husband: DeWolf Hopper, Sr. (silent film actor, m. 8-May-1913, div. 1922, one child)
William Hopper (actor, b. 26-Jan-1915, d. 6-Mar-1970)

    Chicago Tribune Hollywood Columnist
    The New York Daily News Hollywood Columnist
    Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6313-1/2 Hollywood Blvd (motion pictures)

    The Oscar (4-Mar-1966) · Herself
    The Patsy (2-Aug-1964) · Herself
    Pepe (21-Dec-1960) · Herself
    Sunset Blvd. (4-Aug-1950) · Herself
    Breakfast in Hollywood (26-Feb-1946)
    Reap the Wild Wind (19-Mar-1942) · Aunt Henrietta
    Cross Country Romance (12-Jul-1940) · Mrs. North
    The Women (1-Sep-1939) · Dolly DuPuyster
    Midnight (15-Mar-1939) · Stephanie
    Thanks for the Memory (11-Nov-1938)
    Dangerous to Know (11-Mar-1938)
    Maid's Night Out (4-Mar-1938) · Mrs. Harrison
    Tarzan's Revenge (7-Jan-1938) · Penny Reed
    Artists & Models (4-Aug-1937)
    Topper (16-Jul-1937) · Mrs. Stuyvesant
    You Can't Buy Luck (30-Apr-1937) · Mrs. Agnes White
    Dracula's Daughter (11-May-1936) · Lady Esme Hammond
    The Dark Hour (18-Feb-1936)
    I Live My Life (4-Oct-1935) · Alvin's Mother
    Alice Adams (14-Aug-1935) · Mrs. Palmer
    One Frightened Night (1-May-1935)
    Bombay Mail (6-Jan-1934)
    Beauty for Sale (1-Sep-1933) · Mme. Sonia
    Pilgrimage (12-Jul-1933)
    The Barbarian (12-May-1933) · American Tourist
    Men Must Fight (17-Feb-1933) · Mrs. Chase
    Speak Easily (13-Aug-1932) · Mrs. Peets
    Downstairs (6-Aug-1932) · Countess De Marnac
    Skyscraper Souls (16-Jul-1932) · Ella Dwight
    As You Desire Me (28-May-1932) · Madame Montari
    Night World (5-May-1932)
    The Man Who Played God (10-Feb-1932)
    West of Broadway (28-Nov-1931)
    Flying High (14-Nov-1931)
    The Common Law (17-Jul-1931) · Mrs. Clare Collis
    War Nurse (22-Oct-1930)
    Our Blushing Brides (19-Jul-1930)
    Let Us Be Gay (11-Jul-1930)
    Holiday (3-Jul-1930)
    His Glorious Night (28-Sep-1929)
    The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (6-Jul-1929) · Lady Maria
    The Drop Kick (25-Sep-1927)
    Don Juan (6-Aug-1926)
    Zander the Great (2-May-1925)
    Sherlock Holmes (7-Mar-1922) · Madge Larrabee

Author of books:
From Under My Hat (1952)
The Whole Truth and Nothing But (1963, memoir)

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