Bessie Love

Bessie Love
1898 - 1986

Bessie Love  American Actress

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Bessie Love passed away on 26th Apr 1986 aged 87.


Bessie Love was previously married to William Hawks (1929 - 1935).

She was in relationships with Eddie Foy Jr., Victor Fleming and Irving Thalberg.


American Actress Bessie Love passed away on 26th Apr 1986 London, England aged 87. Born Juanita Horton on 10th September, 1898 in Midland, Texas and educated at Los Angeles High School, Bessie Love is most remembered for The Broadway Melody, WAMPAS Baby Star of 1922 in a career that spanned 1915–83. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Bessie Love is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Texas, 20th-century American actresses and American silent film actresses.


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Total4 7 years 2 years, 9 months -


First Name Bessie
Last Name Love
Maiden Name Horton
Full Name at Birth Juanita Horton
Age 87 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th September, 1898
Birthplace Midland, Texas
Died 26th April, 1986
Place of Death London, England
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Height 5' 0" (152 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Los Angeles High School
Occupation Text Actress, Writer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Broadway Melody, WAMPAS Baby Star of 1922
Year(s) Active 1915–83
Official Websites,
Favorite Colors Red, White, Blue

Bessie Love (September 10, 1898 – April 26, 1986) was an American motion picture actress who achieved prominence mainly in the silent films and early talkies. With a small frame and delicate features, she played innocent young girls, flappers, and wholesome leading ladies. Her performance in The Broadway Melody (1929) earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

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Partner Comparison

Bessie Love87 VirgoActress
William Hawks67 AquariusFilm/TV Producer
Eddie Foy Jr.78 AquariusActor
Victor Fleming59 PiscesDirector
Irving Thalberg37 AriesFilm/TV Producer


PatriciaFemale19th February, 193284 years old


The Hunger1983LillybelleMovie
Lady Chatterley's Lover1981FloraMovie
Ragtime1981Old Lady - T.O.C.Movie
Reds1981Mrs. PartlowMovie
Edward & Mrs. Simpson1978Lady CunardTV Show
Gulliver's Travels1977Movie
The Ritz1976MaurineMovie
Katy1976Mrs. FinchTV Show
Shades of Greene1975St. Louis WomanTV Show
Vampyres1974American LadyMovie
Mousey1974Mrs. RichardsonTV Movie
Pollyanna1973Mrs SnowTV Show
Catlow1971Mrs. FrostMovie
Sunday Bloody Sunday1971Answering Service LadyMovie
From a Bird's Eye View1970Old LadyTV Show
Kate1970Lady Hartford-CapeTV Show
On Her Majesty's Secret Service1969American Guest (uncredited)Movie
My Partner the Ghost1969Mrs. TrotterTV Show
W. Somerset Maugham1969American ladyTV Show
Isadora1968Mrs. DuncanMovie
Battle Beneath the Earth1967MatronMovie
I'll Never Forget What's'isname1967American touristMovie
ITV Playhouse1967Mrs. TeitelbaumTV Show
The Poppy Is Also a Flower1966Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Promise Her Anything1965Pet Shop CustomerMovie
Public Eye1965Chrissy HusackTV Show
Children of the Damned1964Mrs. Robbins, Mark's GrandmotherMovie
The Wednesday Play1964Martha BurroughsTV Show
Story Parade1964Mrs. ArquetteTV Show
The Sentimental Agent1963MamieTV Show
The Wild Affair1963Marjorie's MotherMovie
Man of the World1962Mrs. Van KempsonTV Show
The Andromeda Breakthrough1962Mrs. NeilsonTV Show
Zero One1962Mrs. GlornyTV Show
Loss of Innocence1961American touristMovie
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone1961BunnyMovie
Harpers West One1961CustomerTV Show
Too Young to Love1960Mrs. BuschMovie
BBC Sunday-Night Play1960Mrs. MarshallTV Show
International Detective1959Mrs. Morgan, Marta SteibelTV Show
Nowhere to Go1958Harriet P. JeffersonMovie
Next to No Time1958Becky WienerMovie
Saturday Playhouse1958Mrs. Stukeley-MosherTV Show
Long Distance1958Mrs. MacLeanMovie
The Story of Esther Costello1957Matron in Art GalleryMovie
Emergency-Ward 101957Mrs. BroomTV Show
The Male Animal1956Myrtle KellerMovie
ITV Play of the Week1955Mrs. StrongTV Show
Touch and Go1955Mrs. BaxterMovie
ITV Television Playhouse1955Gertrude Miller, Mary Louella Partridge, Irma DavisTV Show
London Playhouse1955Mrs. GorenTV Show
Beau Brummell1954Maid (uncredited)Movie
The Barefoot Contessa1954Mrs. EubanksMovie
Young and Willing1954PrisonerMovie
No Highway in the Sky1951Plane Passenger (uncredited)Movie
The Magic Box1951Bride's Mother in Wedding GroupMovie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950Mrs. GibbsTV Show
The Front Page1948Mrs. GrantTV Movie
You Can't Take It with You1947Penelope SycamoreTV Movie
Journey Together1945Mrs. Mary McWilliamsMovie
Atlantic Ferry1941Begonia BaggotMovie
I Live Again1936Kathleen VernonMovie
Morals for Women1931Helen HustonMovie
Chasing Rainbows1930Carlie SeymourMovie
Good News1930BabeMovie
They Learned About Women1930MaryMovie
Conspiracy1930Margaret HoltMovie
See America Thirst1930EllenMovie
The Broadway Melody1929Hank MahoneyMovie
The Girl in the Show1929Hattie HartleyMovie
The Idle Rich1929Helen ThayerMovie
The Matinee Idol1928Ginger BolivarMovie
Anybody Here Seen Kelly?1928Mitzi LavelleMovie
Sally of the Scandals1928Sally RandMovie
Rubber Tires1927Mary Ellen StackMovie
The American1927Movie
Amateur Night1927Undetermined Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
Dress Parade1927Janet CleghorneMovie
A Harp in Hock1927Nora BanksMovie
Young April1926VictoriaMovie
Going Crooked1926MarieMovie
Lovey Mary1926Lovey MaryMovie
Meet the Prince1926Movie
The Song and Dance Man1926Leola LaneMovie
The Lost World1925Paula WhiteMovie
The King on Main Street1925Mary YoungMovie
New Brooms1925Geraldine MarshMovie
A Son of His Father1925Nora SheaMovie
Sundown1924Ellen CrawleyMovie
Those Who Dance1924Veda AnargasMovie
The Woman on the Jury1924Grace PierceMovie
The Silent Watcher1924Mary, his wifeMovie
Tongues of Flame1924LahleetMovie
Dynamite Smith1924VioletMovie
Human Wreckage1923Mary FinneganMovie
Three Who Paid1923John Caspar, Virginia CartwrightMovie
The Eternal Three1923Hilda GrayMovie
Gentle Julia1923JuliaMovie
The Ghost Patrol1923Effie KuglerMovie
Mary of the Movies1923Bessie Love (uncredited)Movie
St. Elmo1923Edna EarleMovie
Slave of Desire1923Pauline GaudinMovie
The Purple Dawn1923Mui FarMovie
The Adventures of Prince Courageous1923Movie
The Village Blacksmith1922Rosemary Martin, the DaughterMovie
Vermilion Pencil, The1922HyacinthMovie
Forget Me Not1922Ann, The GirlMovie
Bulldog Courage1922Gloria PhillipsMovie
Deserted at the Altar1922Anna Moore (the country girl)Movie
The WAMPAS Baby Stars of 19221922BessieMovie
The Sea Lion1921Blossom NelsonMovie
Penny of Top Hill Trail1921PennyMovie
The Swamp1921MaryMovie
Spirit of the Lake, The1921Movie
Honor of Ramirez, The1921Ramirez' BrideMovie
Pegeen1920Pegeen O'NeillMovie
Bonnie May1920Bonnie MayMovie
The Midlanders1920Aurelie LindstromMovie
The Enchanted Barn1919Shirley HollisterMovie
Carolyn of the Corners1919Carolyn May CameronMovie
Cupid Forecloses1919Geraldine FarleighMovie
A Fighting Colleen1919Alannah MaloneMovie
The Little Boss1919Peggy Winston (The Little Boss)Movie
The Wishing Ring Man1919Joy HavenithMovie
Yankee Princess, A1919Patsy O'ReillyMovie
Over the Garden Wall1919Peggy GordonMovie
The Dawn of Understanding1918Sue PrescottMovie
The Great Adventure1918RagsMovie
How Could You, Caroline?1918Caroline RogersMovie
A Little Sister of Everybody1918Celeste JanvierMovie
Cheerful Givers1917JudyMovie
Daughter of the Poor, A1917Rose EastmanMovie
Nina, the Flower Girl1917NinaMovie
Polly Ann1917Polly AnnMovie
Sawdust Ring, The1917Janet MagieMovie
Wee Lady Betty1917Wee Lady BettyMovie
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages1916The Bride of CanaMovie
The Mystery of the Leaping Fish1916The Little Fish BlowerShort Film
Reggie Mixes In1916AgnesMovie
The Aryan1916Mary Jane GarthMovie
The Flying Torpedo1916HuldaMovie
Acquitted1916Helen CarterMovie
The Good Bad Man1916The Girl, Sarah MayMovie
The Heiress at Coffee Dan's1916WafflesMovie
Hell-to-Pay Austin1916Briar Rose DawsonMovie
A Sister of Six1916PrudenceMovie
Stranded1916The GirlMovie
Georgia Pearce1915Movie
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Dr_RobertsMar 30, 2013

Victor Fleming was no rumour,Bessie mention's him as a boyfriend in her book.

Dr_RobertsMay 18, 2010

In her book From Hollywood with Love Bessie mentions Eddie Foy Jr. as one of her Beau`s.

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