Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
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Hollywood, California, USA
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Her father was a butcher. In 1913 she met and married matinée idol DeWolf Hopper Sr. and in 1915 they moved to Hollywood, where both began active film careers. He became a star with Triangle Company, she began in vamp parts and turned to supporting roles. After her divorce she appeared in dozens of films, becoming known as "Queen of the Quickies". In 1936 she started a gossipy radio show and two years later commenced a 28-year stint as a newspaper gossip columnist, rival of Louella Parsons. In her last films she mostly played herself, a tribute to her influence in Hollywood. Her son became famous as investigator Paul Drake in the "Perry Mason" (1957) series
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Conrad Hilton, Lucille Ball
From Under My Hat , The Whole Truth and Nothing But 
Luella Parsons (arch-rival)
Hedda Hopper (May 2, 1885 – February 1, 1966) was an American actress and one of America's best-known gossip columnists, notorious for feuding with her arch-rival Louella Parsons. She had been a moderately successful actress of stage and screen for years before being offered the chance to write the column Hedda Hopper's Hollywood for the Los Angeles Times in 1938. In the McCarthy era she named suspected Communists. Hopper continued to write gossip to the end, her work appearing in many magazines and later on radio.
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passed away on 1st Feb 1966 aged 80. |||
Hedda Hopper passed away on 1st Feb 1966 aged 80.
Hedda Hopper was previously married to DeWolf Hopper Sr. (1913 - 1924).
She was also in relationships with John Barrymore.
Hedda Hopper is a 80 year old American Actress. Born Elda Furry on 2nd May, 1885 in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, USA, she is famous for Gossip columnist in a career that spans 1908–1966. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
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Women memoirists and
Actresses from Pennsylvania.
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