Thelma Todd of Lawrence, Mass., whose head of luxuriant golden hair, is called the most strikingly beautiful seen in many days. Contrasted with her creamy white skin, Miss Todd is a real beauty. Date Stamped Dec. 1 1925. (By 1926 Thelma Todd began her acting career and starred in something like 130 productions. She died of carbon monoxide poising in her car in her garage aged 29 at Pacific Palisades California in 1935. Death was ruled accidental*.