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.
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 ...
In 1938 she met Howard Hawks, the noted film director, who was immediately smitten with her and did everything he could to persuade her to marry him, despite the fact he was already married to Athole Shearer, the sister of actress Norma Shearer. Three years later, after his divorce from Athole, they were married.
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. Biographie [ modifier | modifier le code ]
Moira Shearer (1926–2006), Scottish actress and ballet dancer; Norma Shearer (1902–1983), Canadian-American actress, sister of Athole; Sybil Shearer (1912–2005), a Canadian modern dancer, writer, choreographer; Others. David Shearer (engineer) (1850–1936), inventor and agricultural implement manufacturer and steam car pioneer
Bessie Love (born Juanita Horton; September 10, 1898 – April 26, 1986) was an American-British actress who achieved prominence playing innocent, young girls and wholesome leading ladies in silent and early sound films.
Hawks is driemaal getrouwd geweest, met Athole Shearer (zus van actrice Norma Shearer) van 1928 tot 1940, met Nancy Gross van 1941 tot 1949 en met Dee Hartford van 1953 tot 1959. Filmografie. 1926: The Road to Glory; 1926: Fig Leaves; 1927: The Cradle Snatchers; 1927: Paid to Love; 1928: A Girl in Every Port; 1828: Fazil