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).
- September, 30, 1884
- New Jersey
- June, 30, 1965
- Mount Tamalpais Cemetery