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Margaret Gibson (actress)

Ella Margaret Gibson
Margaret Gibson (Patricia Palmer) Promo Photo
Personal information
Birth nameElla Margaret Gibson
Birth dateSeptember 14, 1894
Place of birthColorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
Date of deathOctober 21, 1964(age 70)
Death placeHollywood, California, U.S.

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Ella Margaret "Gibby" Gibson (September 14, 1894 - October 21, 1964), generally known as Margaret Gibson or Patricia Palmer, was an American stage and silent film actress who had leading roles in Vitagraph westerns, often opposite William Clifford. She also appeared with Charles Ray in The Coward (1915) and later worked in two Westerns with William S. Hart: The Money Corral and Sand!. In 1999 it was reported that on the afternoon of October 21, 1964 she made a dying confession to the murder of director William Desmond Taylor.

Gibson was sometimes credited or otherwise identified under at least seven other names, such as Patsy Palmer, Margie Gibson, Marguerite Gibson, Helen Gibson, Ella Margaret Lewis, Ella Margaret Arce or Pat Lewis. She appeared in 147 movies between 1913 and 1929.

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