Wanda Hawley was born in Scranton, Pa., but together with her family moved to Seattle, Washington, when she was a child. She received her education in Seattle. Wanda Hawley made her screen debut with the William Fox Company and after playing with them for eight months joined Lasky studio forces and appeared as leading lady for Douglas Fairbanks, in « Mr. Fix-it. » She has also appeared opposite William S. Hart, Charlie Ray, Bryant Washburn, Wallie Reid and others. One of her most notable screen characterizations was the symbolic role of « Beauty » in « Everywoman. » She is now being starred in Realart Features in a series of light romances, the first of which is « Miss Hobbs. » She is five feet three inches high, weighs a hundred and ten pounds, and has blond hair and greyish blue eyes. She is an able sportswoman.
Who’s Who on the Screen (New York: Ross Publishing Co., 1920.)
フェアバンクス作品のヒロイン（『ドグラスの跳ね廻り』）、デミル作品（『男性と女性』『連理の枝』）、ヴァレンティノとの共演（『ヤング・ラジャー』）まで1920年前後のハリウッドでシンデレラストーリーを歩んでいった女優さん。「オックスナードの思い出に（Memories of Oxnard）」の一文が付されており、ロケ地にオックスナード砂丘が選ばれた『燃ゆる砂（Burnig Sands）』撮影時の一枚と思われます。