Friganza, Trixie (1870–1955)

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Friganza, Trixie (1870–1955)

American comedic actress, dancer, and singer. Born Delia O'Callahan (also seen as Brigit Friganza O'Callaghan), Nov 29, 1870, in Grenola, Kansas; raised in Cincinnati; died Feb 27, 1955, in Flintridge, California; m. W.J.M. Barry; m. Charles A. Goettler.

Made professional debut in Cleveland in The Prince of Pekin; with her considerable height and girth, became a dance satirist; appeared in vaudeville and musical comedies, including The Passing Show of 1912; films include Motor Maniac, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Thanks for the Buggy Ride, Free and Easy, My Bag O' Trix, The Whole Town's Talking and Myrt and Marge; retired (1939).