Flora Zabelle Hitchcock

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Flora Zabelle
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Born Zabelle Mangasarian
April 1, 1880
Died October 7, 1968
New York City, New York
Occupation actress
Spouse(s) Raymond Hitchcock (1905-1929)

Flora Zabelle (April 1, 1880– October 7, 1968) was a Broadway actress who appeared in several early silent films. She was born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul, Turkey).

Biography[edit]

Of Armenian descent, Flora Zabelle was born in the Ottoman Empire to Dr. M. M. Mangasarian. At the time of the Hamidian massacres, Dr. Mangasarian along with Flora moved to the United States.[1] She was married to Raymond Hitchcock from 1905 to his death in 1929.[2] She died in 1968.[3]

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  1. ^ "ACTORS AND ACTRESSES WHO ARE ENLIVENING NEW-YORKERS' SUMMER NIGHTS.". New York Tribune. June 29, 1902. 
  2. ^ "Raymond Hitchcock Dies In California. Musical Comedy Star, Long III, Collapses at His Wife's Side in Automobile. On Stage Nearly 40 Years. 'The Yankee Consul' and "Hitchy Koo" Outstanding Successes in Long List of Plays". New York Times. November 26, 1929. Retrieved 2010-11-24. Raymond Hitchcock, musical comedy star, died suddenly last night of heart disease at his wife's side as they were entering the driveway of their Beverly Hills home after a short automobile ride. His age was 64. 
  3. ^ "Flora Zabelle Hitchcock, Ex-Actress and Designer". New York Times. October 8, 1968. Retrieved 2010-11-24. Flora Zabelle Hitchcock, actress and widow of Raymond Hitchcock, the actor, died yesterday in Presbyterian Hospital. She was 88 years old and lived at 303 ...