Mabel “Nell” Taliaferro (May 21, 1887 – January 24, 1979) was an American stage, and a silent screen actress, known as the Sweetheart of American Movies. Taliaferro was descended on her father’s side from one of the early families who settled in Virginia in the 17th century, the Taliaferros, whose roots are in northern Italy.
- Born: Maybelle Evelyn Taliaferro May 21, 1887 New York City, New York, U.S.
- Died: January 24, 1979 (aged 91) Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
- Other names: Nell
- Occupation: Actress
- Years active: 1899–1956
- Spouse(s): 1.Frederick W. Thompson(December 1, 1906 – December 1911) *2.Thomas Carrigan *3.Joseph O’Brien (1 child) *4.Robert Ober