Married name: Virginia Krisel
Born: 21 March 1927, Eagle Rock, California
Died: 1 July 1968 Los Angeles, California, age 42
[Note: some sources give Virginia's birthdate as 3/21/27, some as 3/21/26, and some as 5/21/27.]
Virginia Weidler was a child actress who appeared in 44 feature films through her career as an adult.
Virginia is part of the child acting family that included her siblings Sylvia, Verena, Wurther (Warner), Wolfgang (Walter) and George.
From the 1935 Lawlor Professionals:
The Weidlers – Virginia, George, Wolfgang, Wurther, Verena and Sylvia had their group photo in this Lawlor casting book. The display indicated that they spoke five languages, and could be cast in stage, radio and screen productions.
From the September 30, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
Virginia Weidler who recently took part in "Mother Carey's Chickens" at R.K.O., and "Men With Wings" at Paramount, is now working in "Out West with the Hardys" with Mickey Rooney and Lewis Stone.
Caption: "Crown Princess to Queen Temple's throne! Virginia Weidler is accalaimed as 'Marvelous!' by millions of fans. Now at Paramount."
Source: Filmograph Magazine, May 16, 1936.
Also see pictures in Pat Colin's scrapbook.
Links to other resources about Virginia Weidler:
Biography and pictures from Classic Movie Musicals website:
Biography from the Judy Garland Museum (archived):
Biography from Wikipedia:
Pictures from Classic Movie Kids website:
Internet Movie Database listing: