Mabel Taliaferro

Mabel Taliaferro
Film: South side of the 6700 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Born Maybelle Evelyn Taliaferro on May 21, 1887 in New York, NY
Died Jan. 24, 1979 in Honolulu, HI

Mabel Taliaferro was an early screen actress once nicknamed the “sweetheart of American movies.”

She began working as a child in New York productions, taking leading roles in a number of Broadway plays before debuting on the screen in the 1911 “Cinderella.” In the 1920s, she retired from the screen and returned to stage acting.

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