Hazel DeVere

born: 03 November 1899
Oakland, California,
United States of America
died: 16 October 1985
Seattle, Washington,
United States of America
(age 85)

American dancer, singer, actress, and entertainer with dark hair and hazel eyes. After marrying Orris Nicholas Knapp (1897-1967) in 1924 and moving to Port Orford, Oregon, she later served as a dancing teacher, owning dance schools throughout the state of Oregon. Interestingly, one of her three children was named Harold Lloyd Knapp!
Real name: Hazel May Seaver
Height: 5'5"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Somewhere In Turkey

Acknowledgements & sources:
The Harold Lloyd Encyclopedia by Annette D'Agostino Lloyd (book)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGLW-JFR7 (birth return)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGLQ-RV68 (birth register)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4VGN-3BN2 (birth record)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4VGF-69ZM (birth record)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9GG-6ZV (1900 Census)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVL3-V7T (1910 Census)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHQ2-9KG (1920 Census)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJG-TPGK (1921 passport app.)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8NW-1G5 (1924 marriage)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRRK-QKB (1940 Census)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLW9-CVGF (WA Death Index)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JG94-MZQ (Social Security Death Index)
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/30252463 (Find a Grave)
https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LYYY-SCQ (family tree, FamilySearch)
https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/338111892/ (The World [Coos Bay, OR], 24 Oct 1985)
https://archive.org/details/closeup1920192300clos/page/n68/mode/1up?q=%22hazel+de+vere%22&view=theater (Close-Up, 05 May 1922)
https://archive.org/details/cgl_001884/page/n13/mode/1up?q=%22hazel+devere%22&view=theater (Glendale Daily Press, 18 Aug 1922)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPSF-CPBC (mother Lida J. [Robie] Brown's death certificate, 1941)
1918 LACD: Devere Hazel r129h S Hope
1918 LACD: Brown Hazel h129h S Hope
1924 LACD: De Vere Hazel h140 N Flower
1924 LACD: Brown Lida J h140 N Flower
Jesse Brisson (research and information)

This page was last updated on: 10 November 2021