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Irene Fenwick

American actress

Irene Fenwick is ...


Born 5 September 1887 in Chicago
Died 24 December 1936 in Beverly Hills
Age 49 years, 3 months
Cause anorexia nervosa

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship United States of America
Manner of death natural causes
Spouse Lionel Barrymore
Occupation actor and stage actor

About Irene Fenwick

Irene Fenwick was a trailblazing actress who made her mark on the silver screen during the early days of Hollywood. Born on September 5, 1887, in New York City, Fenwick began her career on the stage before transitioning to film in the early 1910s.

Fenwick quickly became a sought-after leading lady, known for her beauty and talent. She appeared in dozens of films throughout the 1910s and 1920s, including "The Battle Cry of Peace" (1915), "The Unchastened Woman" (1925), and "The Blackbird" (1926).

Despite her success, Fenwick's career was cut short by health issues. She suffered from tuberculosis and was forced to retire from acting in the late 1920s. She passed away on December 24, 1936, at the age of 49.

Fenwick's legacy lives on, however, as one of the pioneering actresses of the early film industry. She paved the way for future generations of women in Hollywood and left an indelible mark on the world of cinema.


- "Irene Fenwick." IMDb,,

- "Irene Fenwick." Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 17 Mar. 2021,

About Death

Fenwick died of anorexia at age 49.

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