On January 30, 1926, silent film actress Barbara La Marr died. She was born Reatha Dale Watson on July 28, 1896 in Yakima, Washington. She was known as "The Girl Who Is Too Beautiful." La Marr made the successful leap from writer to actress in Douglas Fairbanks, The Nut (1921). She appeared in over 30 films, wrote seven successful screenplays for United Artists and Fox Studios. La Marr's notable film credits include The Prisoner of Zenda (1922), and Trifling Women (1922). Although her film career flourished, she also embraced the fast-paced Hollywood nightlife, remarking in an interview that she slept no more than two hours a night.