Mansfield, Martha (1899–1923)

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Mansfield, Martha (1899–1923)

American actress. Name variations: Martha Early, Martha Ehrlich. Born Martha Ehrlich, July 14, 1899, in Mansfield, Ohio; died Nov 30, 1923, on movie set when her dress caught fire while filming The Warrens of Virginia in San Antonio, TX.

Began career as a Ziegfeld girl; films include Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (as Millicent Carew), Broadway Bill, Civilian Clothes, Till We Meet Again, Potash and Perlmutter and Youthful Cheaters.