Hedda Nova

Hedda Nova (1899–1981) was a Russian-born American film actress.[1]

Hedda Nova
The Spitfire of Seville (1919) - 1.jpg
Nova in 1919
BornMay 15, 1899
DiedJanuary 16, 1981 (aged 81)
OccupationActress
Years active1917-1926 (film)
Spouse(s)Paul Hurst

Born in Odessa,[2] Nova received her schooling at a Parisian convent.[3]

Nova appeared in 16 films, mostly westerns, from 1917 through 1926.[4] The Spitfire of Seville (1919) provided her first starring role.[3] In 1926, she was featured in a six-episode series of two-reel jungle films produced by Chesterfield.[5]

Nova was married to Paul Hurst, an actor, director, and screenwriter.[4]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Goble, Alan (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter. p. 30.
  2. ^ a b "Vitagraph Adds Another to Roster". The New York Dramatic Mirror: 14. December 1, 1917 – via Internet Archive.
  3. ^ a b "At the Strand". Napa Journal. California, Napa. January 3, 1920. p. 8. Retrieved May 7, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ a b Katchmer, George A. (2009). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. p. 281. ISBN 978-0-7864-4693-3. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  5. ^ Rainey, Buck (2015). Serials and Series: A World Filmography, 1912-1956. McFarland. p. 129. ISBN 978-1-4766-0448-0. Retrieved May 7, 2020.

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