Fannie Ward
Date of Birth
Jun 22, 1872
Birth Place:
St. Louis, MO


A major stage star in the first decade of the 20th century, Fannie Ward had made her Broadway debut in 1890 as Cupid in Pippino before gaining stardom on both sides of the Atlantic in such vehicles as Madam President, The Shop Girl, and The Marriage of William Ashe. Looking far younger than her birth date would suggest, Ward made a sensational screen debut as the wayward wife in Cecil B. DeMille's...