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 Jeanie MacPherson

Jeanie MacPherson

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 Aug 1946 (aged 59)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Chapel Colonnade, west corridor, south wall, T-2
Memorial ID 7901849 · View Source
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Actress, Screenwriter. Before entering motion pictures, Jeanie was a dancer and stage performer. She then moved into films, being guided by the great D.W. Griffith. Later in her career, Jeanie was considered the “write hand” on a significant number of Cecil B. DeMille films. With the advent of sound, Jeanie’s involvement with DeMille became less frequent. When Paramount was about to film “The Unconquered” in 1945, DeMille asked Jeanie for her help on the script but she was unable to assist him as she was dying of terminal cancer. MacPherson’s passing made the front page of “The Los Angeles Times,” where it was announced that she had been in a coma for four days prior to her death. Macpherson appeared in 121 films and wrote for 43 films.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: TLS
  • Added: 25 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7901849
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeanie MacPherson (18 May 1887–26 Aug 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7901849, citing Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .