Ethel Wales

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Ethel Wales
Born (1878-04-04)April 4, 1878
Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.
Died February 15, 1952(1952-02-15) (aged 76)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Years active 1920-1950

Ethel Wales (April 4, 1878 - February 15, 1952) was an American actress, who appeared in 130 films during her 30-year career.She was the first wife of Wellington E. Wales (1886–1954), Mary Pickford's business manager during the height of her popularity. The couple had one son, Wellington Charles Wales (1918–1966),[1] an editorial writer for the New York Times who died of a heart attack shortly after his 19 year-old son Samuel was killed in a train mishap.[2] Her second husband was actor Hal Taliaferro.

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Internet Movie Database


  1. ^ Wellington E. Wales - New York Times - September 30, 1954 pg. 31
  2. ^ Wellington Wales Dead at 48 - New York Times; April 11, 1966 pg. 35