Majorie Jane Harrold : Facts About Alan Ladd's Ex-Wife

Majorie Jane Harrold was the first wife of Alan Ladd, who was a very successful American actor in his
time. She is well known for her marriage to Alan Ladd.

Marjorie Jane Harrold was born on 25th October, 1915 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Her parents were Robert Royal Harrold who was born in 1880 and died in 1947, and Olivia Blanche Wilson who was also born in 1890 and died in 1948.

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Majorie Jane Harrold : Bio Summary

Full NameMajorie Jane Harrold
famous asEx-wife of Alan Ladd
AgeDied at age 41
Date of BirthOctober 25, 1915
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Zodiac signScorpio
Siblings Unknown
ParentsFather : Robert Royal Harrold
Mother: Blanche Wilson

All about Majorie Jane Harrold’s Ex-Husband

Alan Ladd is the ex-husband of Majorie Jane Harrold. Alan, whose full name is Alan Walbridge Ladd was born 3rd September, 1913 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA. His zodiac sign is Virgo. Reports say his height varies from 5 ft 5 in (165cm) to 5 ft 9 in (175 cm), with 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) being cited most often in unofficial sources. In his 1943 U.S. Army enlistment record, however, states that he is 5 ft 7 inches (170 cm), this measurement is considered to be the most reliable due to its source.

He was the only child of Ina Raleigh (also known as Selina Rowley), born in 1888 and died in 1937, and Alan Ladd who was also born in 1874 and died in 1917), he a freelance accountant. His mother was English, from County Durham, and migrated to the U.S. in 1907 when she was 19. Alan’s father died of a heart attack when he was four. On July 3, 1918, young Alan accidentally burned down his family home while playing with matches. He and his mother moved to Oklahoma City, where she married Jim Beavers, a house painter who died in 1936). He is most remembered for Shane.

In the early 1920s, Ladd’s family moved to California due to an economic downturn. The moving took four months. They lived in a migrant camp in Pasadena, California, at first and then moved to the San Fernando Valley, where his stepfather Beavers went to work at FBO Studios as a painter.

Majorie Jane Harrold ex-husband Ladd, stared attending North Hollywood High School on February 18, 1930. There he became a high- school swimming and diving champion and participated in high school dramatics in his senior year, including the role of Koko in The Mikado. His diving skills led to his appearance in the aquatic show Marinella in July 1933.

In the 1940s and early 1950s Alan become successful in the entertainment industry in movies, particularly in Westerns such as Shane (1953) and in films noir. He was often paired with Veronica Lake in noirish films such as This Gun for Hire (1942), The Glass Key (1942) and The Blue Dahlia.

On November 29, 1937, Ladd’s mother, who was staying with Alan because she had broken up with her lover, asked him for some money to buy something at a local store. Ladd gave her the money, thinking it was for alcohol. She purchased some arsenic-based ant paste from a grocer and drank it the backseat committed suicide by drinking it in the back seat of Ladd’s car.

On November 2, 1962, Ladd was found lying unconscious in a pool of blood with a bullet wound near his heart. The bullet penetrated Ladd’s chest around the third and fourth rib, through the lungs, and bounced off the rib cage Alan told the police he thought he heard a prowler, so he grabbed a gun, and tripped over, accidentally shooting himself. This was accepted by the police investigating.

How did Majorie Jane Harrold and Alan Ladd meet?

You might want to know how the two lovers met. Sadly, there is no information on how they met. Marjorie Jane Harrold and Alan Ladd were married for 4 years. They dated for 9 months after getting
together in 1936 and married in Oct 1936. 4 years later they divorced in 1941. They had a son named Alan Gavin Ladd Jr. He was born on October 22, 1937 and died on March 2, 2022.

He was 84 years old. He was an American film industry executive and producer. whom Ladd had met in high school. He married twice, he got married on 30 August 1959 to Patricia Ann Beazley and then from 1937-2022 Married 13 July 1985 to Cindra Pincock.

In 1942, Majorie Jane Harrold got married to her second husband, William Howard Farnsworth. William was born on 2nd March 1916 at Buffalo, Erie Co., New York city and died on 10 August 1993 at Newport Beach, Orange Co., CA. he was 77 years old. They had 2 kids named :F Cynthia Benton Farnsworth 1947-1973 and M Darrick William Farnsworth 1950-1997.

Majorie Jane Harrold died in 1957

Majorie Jane Harrold passed away in 1957 aged 41. Alan passed away on 29th Jan 1964 Palm Springs, California, U.S aged 50. In January 1964, after injuring his knees,[clarification needed] Ladd hoped to recuperate at his house in Palm Springs. On January 29, 1964, his butler said that he saw Ladd on his bed at 10 am; when he returned at 3:30pm, Ladd was still there, dead.

Majorie Jane Harrold ex-husband, Alan died because of cerebral edema caused by an acute overdose of alcohol, a barbiturate, and two tranquilizers containing at least two depressants, his death was ruled accidental, not suicide. Ladd had a chronic insomnia and regularly used sleeping pills and alcohol to induce sleep. While he had not taken a lethal amount of any one drug, the combination apparently caused fatal interaction.

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