• Beatrice Blinn

    1901 - 1979

    Beatrice Blinn (1901 - 1979)

    Actress. She appeared in “Don’t Gamble With Love”(1936). “Mr. Deeds Goes To Town”(1936), “Golden Boy”(1939), “Cafe Hostess”(1940), “Convicted Woman”(1940) and “Stop! Look! and Laugh!”(1960). (bio by: MC)  Family links:  Spouse:  Crane Wilbur (1886 – 1973)

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  • Beatrice Chase

    1874 - 1955

    Beatrice Chase (1874 - 1955)

    Author. Beatrice Chase was the pen name of Olive Katherine Parr, a British writer who became well known for her Dartmoor-based novels during the first half of the 20th century. She claimed to be directly descended from William Parr, the brother of Catherine, the sixth wife of Henry VIII. She was born in Harrow, Middlesex, […]

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  • Beatrice Dominguez

    1896 - 1921

    Beatrice Dominguez (1896 - 1921)

    Actress. She made screen history dancing a tango with  Rudolph Valentino in “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” (1921). This was the first time that sultry dance appeared in an American film; the scene captivated audiences and made Valentino a star. It is still one of the most famous moments of silent cinema.  Dominguez was […]

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  • Beatrice Kay

    1907 - 1986

    Beatrice Kay (1907 - 1986)

    Beatrice Kay (April 21, 1907 in New York City – November 8, 1986) was an American singer, vaudevillian, music hall performer, stage and film actress. She died in North Hollywood, California, aged 79. Born as Hannah Beatrice Kuper, Kay performed as “Honey Kuper” and “Honey Day” for part of her career in vaudeville, radio, motion pictures, […]

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  • Beatrice Lillie

    1894 - 1989

    Beatrice Lillie (1894 - 1989)

    Beatrice Lillie was born in Toronto to John Lillie and wife Lucie-Ann Shaw. Her father had been a British Army officer in India and later was a Canadian government official. Her mother was a concert singer. Beatrice performed in other Ontario towns as part of a family trio with her mother and older sister, Muriel. […]

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  • Beatrice Reading

    1933 - 1991

    Beatrice Reading (1933 - 1991)

    Beatrice Reading was born in Chester, Pennsylvania. Her performing career started at the age of 3, when she was talent-spotted by Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. She appeared in the all-black revue The Jazz Train, in Paris in the spring of 1955 and at the Piccadilly Theatre in London. In this show she had notable success playing the […]

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  • Beatrice Roberts

    1905 - 1970

    Beatrice Roberts (1905 - 1970)

    Alice Beatrice Roberts (March 7, 1905 – July 24, 1970) was an American film actress. She was briefly married to the cartoonist and showman Robert L. Ripley. Beatrice Roberts was born on March 7, 1905 in New York City. She married Robert Ripley at age 14 on October 31, 1919, about the time he invented his […]

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  • Beatrice Straight

    1914 - 2001

    Beatrice Straight (1914 - 2001)

    Born in Old Westbury, New York, Straight was the daughter of Dorothy Payne Whitney, of the Whitney family, and Willard Dickerman Straight, an investment banker, diplomat, and career U.S. Army officer. Her maternal grandfather was political leader and financier William Collins Whitney. She was four years old when her father died in France of influenza […]

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  • Beatrice Winde

    1924 - 2004

    Beatrice Winde (1924 - 2004)

    Actress of Stage and Film. Born Beatrice Lucille Williams in Chicago, Illinois, she graduated from the Chicago Music Conservatory with hopes of pursuing a singing career. She attended Yale School of Music and toured with its “Colored Choir,” then came to New York to study at Juilliard. Beatrice appeared in a number of memorable films […]

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  • Beatriz Azurduy Palacios

    1970 - 2003

    Beatriz Azurduy Palacios (1970 - 2003)

    Motion Picture Director. She is bound very indissolubly to the filmography of Jorge Sanjinés, with whom she was united for more than 28 years. Among the works she contributed to, either as producer, editor or screenwriter, were “¡Fuera de aquí!”, “Banderas del amanecer”, “La nación clandestina” y “Para recibir el canto de los pájaros”. She […]

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  • Beatriz Sheridan

    1934 - 2006

    Beatriz Sheridan (1934 - 2006)

    Director and Stage, Movie and Television Actress. Born Elizabeth Ann Sheridan Scarbrough in Mexico, Distrito Federal. Sheridan directed productions such as La intrusa (2001), Rosalinda (1999), La ursupadora (1998), Esmeralda (1997), María la del barrio (1995), Marimar (1994), María Mercedes (1992), Mi pequeña soledad (1990), Simplemente María (1989) and Rosa Salvaje (1997), just to mention […]

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  • Beau Kazer

    1951 - 2014

    Beau Kazer (1951 - 2014)

    Beau Kazer (May 22, 1951 – December 30, 2014) was a Canadian actor who worked primarily on television. He was best known for his recurring role as Brock Reynolds on the American soap opera The Young and the Restless.  Kazer studied drama at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. After graduation, Kazer landed his first […]

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  • Bebe Daniels

    1901 - 1971

    Bebe Daniels (1901 - 1971)

    Bebe Daniels Actress. She was a child star, having acted in the Shakespearian play ‘Richard III’ onstage at four years old, earning her first leading part at the age of seven, and starting her movie career at nine years old in 1910. One of her earliest roles was that of Dorothy in the oldest known […]

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  • Bebe Moore Campbell

    1950 - 2006

    Bebe Moore Campbell (1950 - 2006)

    Author, Journalist. She left a teaching career to pursue writing and her first novel “Two-Career Marriage” was published in 1986. Her work was based on real-life stories that explored racial and social issues in the perspective of various ethnic groups. She was best known for several best-sellers including “Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine,” “Brothers and […]

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  • Bede the Venerable

    1970 - 0735

    Bede the Venerable (1970 - 0735)

    Bede was the greatest writer in Anglo-Saxon literature. He wrote both poetry and prose, history and hagiography. We rely on him almost entirely for the early history of England – through his ‘Ecclesiastical History of the English People’ – relying on and recording local tradition. His wide learning stretched from Latin and Greek, to astronomy […]

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  • Begoña Palacios

    1948 - 2000

    Begoña Palacios (1948 - 2000)

    Mexican-born actress in several films of the 1950s thru the 90s. She married famed director Sam Peckinpah shortly after working for him on “Major Dundee” (1965). The marriage lasted four months. After dying of liver disease in 2000, her ashes were scattered on the same Malibu beach where Peckinpah’s were, as per her request. (bio […]

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  • Bela Balazs

    1884 - 1949

    Bela Balazs (1884 - 1949)

    Hungarian film critic, writer and poet, born Herbert Bauer. He studied Hungarian and German in school. He wrote his first film in 1924 called Der Sichtbare Mensch (The Visible Man). He then helped Leni Riefenstahl direct her first film, Das Blaue Licht in 1932. One of his best known films is Somewhere in Europe written […]

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  • Belinda Lee

    1935 - 1961

    Belinda Lee (1935 - 1961)

    Born in Budleigh Salterton, Devon, Belinda Lee was signed to a film contract in 1954 by the Rank Studios after being seen performing as a student of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Often cast in demure roles in her early career, she was able to demonstrate her dramatic abilities, however she found more constant […]

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  • Bella Akhmadulina

    1937 - 2010

    Bella Akhmadulina (1937 - 2010)

    Poetess. She created several well received collections of verse which often dealt with the mundane events of everyday life while trying to avoid the political difficulties of writing in the Soviet Union. Born Izabella Akhatovna Akhmadulina, she was raised initially in Moscow then lived with her family in Kazan during World War II; starting to […]

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  • Bella Akhmadulina

    1937 - 2010

    Bella Akhmadulina (1937 - 2010)

    Poetess. She created several well received collections of verse which often dealt with the mundane events of everyday life while trying to avoid the political difficulties of writing in the Soviet Union. Born Izabella Akhatovna Akhmadulina, she was raised initially in Moscow then lived with her family in Kazan during World War II; starting to […]

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  • Bella Darvi

    1928 - 1971

    Bella Darvi (1928 - 1971)

    Bella Darvi was born Bajla Węgier to Jewish parents Chajm Węgier, a baker, and his wife, Chaja (née Zygelbaum). She had three brothers, Robert, Jacques, and Jean-Isidore, and a sister, Sura. Robert died in a concentration camp. Jailed by the Nazis during World War II, she was released in 1943. She married a businessman, Alban Cavalcade, […]

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  • Belle Archer

    1858 - 1900

    Belle Archer (1858 - 1900)

    Actress. Though few people remember her today, she was at one time a nationally renowned actress of the stage. Known for her beauty, style, grace, and acting excellence, she was reputed to be the most photographed stage actress of the 1890’s. During her career she was as well known and respected as any film actress […]

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  • Belle Baker

    1893 - 1957

    Belle Baker (1893 - 1957)

    Singer, Actress. Born in New York City, she began her singing on the stage and in Vaudeville. Known as “red hot mama” she could sing a Yiddish Ballad and modern jazz with equal ease. She was most noted for introducing hundreds of songs to the American public to include “All Of Me”, “Cohen Owes Me […]

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  • Belle Bennett

    1891 - 1932

    Belle Bennett (1891 - 1932)

    Actress. She starred in the silent films “Stella Dallas” (1925), “The Battle of the Sexes” (1928), and “The Iron Mask” (1929). Her career virtually ended with talkies and she died in poverty, after a long battle with cancer.

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  • Belle Boyd

    1844 - 1900

    Belle Boyd (1844 - 1900)

    Civil War Confederate Spy. One of the most famous clandestine agents of the Southern Confederacy, she served the rebel forces in the Shenandoah Valley. Born in Martinsburg, Virginia (now part of West Virginia), she operated her spying operations from her fathers hotel in Front Royal, providing valuable information to Generals Turner Ashby and Thomas “Stonewall” […]

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  • Belle Stoddard

    1869 - 1950

    Belle Stoddard (1869 - 1950)

    American stage and motion picture actress of the 1920s and 30s. Appeared with Jean Arthur and Lionel Barrymore in Frank Capra’s 1938 comedy “You Can’t Take It with You.” (bio by: A.J. Marik)

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  • Ben Alexander

    1911 - 1969

    Ben Alexander (1911 - 1969)

    Ben Alexander was born in Goldfield, Nevada and raised in California, Alexander made his screen debut at age of five in Every Pearl a Tear. He went on to portray Lillian Gish’s young brother in D.W. Griffith’s Hearts of the World. After a number of silent films, he retired from screen work but came back […]

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  • Ben Bard

    1893 - 1974

    Ben Bard (1893 - 1974)

    Motion Picture Actor. He appeared in many films of the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. Among them “No Other Woman” (1928), “Hollywood Party” (1934), and “The Ghost Ship” (1943), to name a few. He was married for several years to actress Ruth Roland until her death in 1937. They are both interred within the same family […]

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  • Ben Blue

    1901 - 1975

    Ben Blue (1901 - 1975)

    Born to a Jewish family in Montreal, Quebec, Blue emigrated to Baltimore, Maryland at the age of nine, where he won a contest for the best impersonation of Charlie Chaplin. At the age of fifteen he was in a touring company and later became a stage manager and assistant general manager. He became a dance […]

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  • Ben Bradlee

    1921 - 2014

    Ben Bradlee (1921 - 2014)

    Journalist. He served as Editor of The Washington Post from 1965 until 1991 and during his leadership, the stories of “The Pentagon Papers” and “Watergate” were reported. He was born Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee, his father was an investment banker, Ben (as he was called throughout his life) was educated at Harvard College. During World War […]

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