Pearl White
Date of Birth
Mar 04, 1889
Birth Place:
Green Ridge, MO

Biography

Actress Pearl White is best remembered as the silent screen heroine in the enormously popular Perils of Pauline serials that began in 1914. She was born a farmer's daughter in Green Ridge, Missouri. At age six, she played Little Eva in Uncle Tom's Cabin. This lead to many other child leads, the earnings from which allowed her to buy a horse. At 13, she became a circus equestrienne until she fell...