Lou Tellegen…A 1934 Hollywood Suicide


Lou Tellegen, Dutch Actor and Director
(1881 – 1934)

Tellegen commited suicide at the age of 52 by stabbing himself seven times with a pair of sewing scissors in the bathroom of the Cudahy Mansion in Hollywood. He was found dead surrounded by some newspaper clippings from his career.

Notable Films:

La Dame Aux Camélias (1911)720full
The Victoria Cross (1916)
Flame Of The Desert (1919)
Single Wives (1924)
Parisian Nights (1925)
The Princess Of Hoboken (1927)


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