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Entwistle, Peg, 1908-1932

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Personal name headingEntwistle, Peg, 1908-1932
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Variant(s)Entwistle, Millicent Lilian, 1908-1932
Hollywood Sign Girl
Birth date1908-02-05
Death date1932-09-18
Place of birthPort Talbot (Wales)
Place of deathHollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Found inPeg Entwistle and the Hollywood sign suicide, 2013: ECIP t.p. (Peg Entwistle), Sept. 24, 2013: (Millicent Lilian Entwistle; b. February 5, 1908 in Port Talbot, Wales; d. Sept. 18, 1932; ...On September 18, 1932 ... she climbed the 50 foot "H" on the Hollywood sign (then named Hollywoodland, a real estate development) and dived head first onto the ground killing herself instantly. Peg was only 24 years old and today is best known for her suicide rather than for her acting skills; The Hollywood Sign Girl)