Betty Balfour (Betty Balfour)

Betty Balfour

Actress. One of England’s most popular silent screen idols of the 1920s.  Nicknamed “The British Mary Pickford”,  she typically mixed comedy and pathos in her roles.  Her films include “Nothing Else Matters” (1920), “Squibs”(1921), “Mord Em’ly” (1922), “Wee MacGregor’s Sweetheart” (1922), “Squibs Wins The Calcutta Sweep” (1922), “Squibs M.P.” (1923), “Squibs’ Honeymoon” (1923), “Revelle” (1924), “Love, Life and Laughter” (1925), and “Champagne” (1928), which was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. She appeared in a few sound films in the 1930s and 1940s and also performed on the London stage. She retired from acting in 1952.  (bio by: katzizkidz)


  • March, 27, 1903
  • England


  • November, 11, 1977
  • England


  • Weybridge Cemetery
  • Surrey
  • England

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