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Hilda Trevelyan


1880 - 1959

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The actress Hilda Trevelyan already came in touch with the theater when she was a child. In 1889 she made her debut in the play "The Silver King". 
When she became an adult she continued her acting career and went on tour with the play "The Little Minister" in 1899 among others.

She was very successful with her role as Wendy in the play "Peter Pan" by J. M. Barrie which she impersonated about 900 times from 1904. 

J.M. Barrie became an important person for her career. In the course of time she appeared in about ten different plays written by Barrie. 

Her first contact with the film business came in 1916 into being when she impersonated the title role in "Sally in Our Alley" (16) at Reginald Owen's side.
In the next year she took part in the movie "What Every Woman Knows" in the role of Maggie Wylie. 

Afterwards followed a longer interruption before she made a brief comebackin the film business in the 30s.
First she played Mrs. Edwards in the production "Colonel Blood" (34) With Frank Cellier, Anne Grey and Mary Lawson, afterwards followed Alfred Hitchcock's "The 39 Steps" (35) with Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Peggy Ashcroft and Helen Haye and "The Tunnel" (35) at the side of Leslie Banks, Richard Dix, C. Aubrey Smith and Madge Evans.


 
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