Bessie Barriscale (Bessie Barriscale)

Bessie Barriscale

Silent movie actress. Cousin of actresses Edith Taliaferro and Mabel Taliaferro, Barriscale was a major star for producer Thomas Ince in the 1910s. She co-starred with her actor/director husband Howard Hickman in several productions, and was still a star in the 1920s. In the 1930s she was usually playing somebody’s mother or maid. Mary Pickford cast Barriscale as one of her unsympathetic children in “Secrets” (1933). (bio by: MC)  Family links:  Spouse:  Howard Hickman (1880 – 1949)


  • September, 30, 1884
  • USA


  • June, 06, 1965
  • USA


  • Mount Tamalpais Cemetery
  • California
  • USA

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