Virginia Weidler
Date of Birth
Sep 21, 1926
Birth Place:
Eagle Rock, CA

Biography

One of Virginia Weidler's earliest directors sadly predicted that the precocious young miss would never become a major juvenile star like Shirley Temple or Jackie Cooper: "All she can do is act." Indeed, in a 1930s Hollywood festooned with child stars, Weidler may well have been the first child character actress. The daughter of an architect father and German opera-singer mother, Weidler made...