Athole Dane Shearer was born in 1900 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Her parents divorced when she was a teenager, after which her brother, Douglas, remained with their father, Andrew, in Canada, while she and her sister, Norma, moved to New York City with their mother, Edith, who hoped to get her daughters into show business.
A shearer is someone who shears, such as a cloth shearer, or a sheep shearer.Origins of the name include from near Bergen in Norway 1600s [Sweden of that period] as Skea (pronounced "Skeg" meaning "beard") and Heddle (meaning market place) as migrated to The Orkney Islands where the name 'Shearer' is found in Church marriage records of the time and as quite prolific for the overall population.
She won a beauty contest at age fourteen. In 1920 her mother, Edith Shearer, took Norma and her sister Athole Shearer (Mrs. Howard Hawks) to New York.Ziegfeld rejected her for his "Follies," but she got work as an extra in several movies.
Norma Shearer, Actress: The Divorcee. She won a beauty contest at age fourteen. In 1920 her mother, Edith Shearer, took Norma and her sister Athole Shearer (Mrs. Howard Hawks) to New York. Ziegfeld rejected her for his "Follies," but she got work as an extra in several movies. She spent much money on eye doctor's services trying to correct her cross-eyed stare caused by a muscle ...
Norma Shearer, de son vrai nom Edith Norma Shearer, est une actrice canadienne née le 11 août 1902  à Montréal au Québec et morte le 12 juin 1983 à Woodland Hills en Californie Sommaire 1 Biographie
09/11/2021 · Shearer is the reason Marion Davies (and her palatial dressing room) left MGM for Warner Bros. Her sugar daddy wanted her in the same Great Lady roles Shearer’s sugar daddy saw HER in, and I think it all came to a head over “The Barretts of Wimpole Street”. Surely that’s the greatest stir that dusty old property ever caused.
Howard Winchester Hawks (Goshen, 30 mei 1896 – Palm Springs, 26 december 1977) was een Amerikaans filmregisseur, -producent en scenarioschrijver.Hij was een veelzijdig regisseur, die films maakte in verscheidene genres, waaronder komedies, westerns, gangsterfilms, musicals en zelfs sciencefictionfilms.