Martha Mansfield
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1899
Birth Place:
Mansfield, OH

Biography

Joining a sad sisterhood of former Ziegfeld Follies girls who died violently (Olive Thomas apparently poisoned herself, Allyn King jumped to her death, Bessie Poole died in a barroom brawl), beautiful Martha Mansfield suffered a horrible death in a freak accident on the Texas location of The Warrens of Virginia (1924). From Ohio (born Martha Ehrlich), Mansfield was playing small roles on Broadway...