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Also Known As: Phyllis O'Haver Died: November 19, 1960
Born: January 6, 1899 Cause of Death: suicide by drug overdose
Birth Place: Douglass, Kansas, USA Profession: actor, movie theater pianist

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An adorable blonde comedienne of silent films, Haver got her start as a Mack Sennett bathing beauty. She began work in 1917 and was soon a top-line comic at $25 a week in such two-reelers as "A Bedroom Blunder" (1917), "Why Beaches Are Popular", "Love Honor and Behave" (1920) and "On a Summer's Day". She also appeared in a few Sennett features, such as "Yankee Doodle in Berlin" (1919) and "A Small Town Idol" (1921).

An adorable blonde comedienne of silent films, Haver got her start as a Mack Sennett bathing beauty. She began work in 1917 and was soon a top-line comic at $25 a week in such two-reelers as "A Bedroom Blunder" (1917), "Why Beaches Are Popular", "Love Honor and Behave" (1920) and "On a Summer's Day". She also appeared in a few Sennett features, such as "Yankee Doodle in Berlin" (1919) and "A Small Town Idol" (1921).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Down Memory Lane (1949)
2.
 The Shady Lady (1929) Lola Mantell
3.
 The Office Scandal (1929) Jerry Cullen
4.
 Thunder (1929) Zella
5.
 Sal of Singapore (1929) Sal
6.
 The Battle of the Sexes (1928) Marie Skinner
7.
 Chicago (1928) Roxie Hart
8.
 Tenth Avenue (1928) Lyla Mason
9.
 No Control (1927) Nancy Flood
10.
 The Little Adventuress (1927) Victoria Stoddard
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1917:
Began working at Mack Sennett Studios in two-reel comedies
1919:
First feature film, "Yankee Doodle in Berlin"
1923:
Left Sennett and began freelancing in features
1926:
Had supporting role in "What Price Glory?"
1927:
Biggest personal hit, "Chicago"
1929:
First (part) talking film, "Sal of Singapore"
1929:
Last film, "Thunder"
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Education

Manual Arts High School: Los Angeles , California -

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husband:
William Seeman. Businessman. Married in 1929; divorced in 1945.

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