Ben Lyon

Ben Lyon
1901 - 1979

Ben Lyon  American Actor


Who is he dating right now?

Rest in peace.


Ben Lyon was previously married to Marian Nixon (1972 - 1979) and Bebe Daniels.

Ben Lyon was in relationships with Marilyn Miller (1927 - 1928), Jeanne Eagels (1918 - 1919), Jean Harlow, Mary Astor, Norma Shearer, Pola Negri, Barbara La Marr, Ruth Elder, Billie Dove and Eleanor Boardman.

Ben Lyon had encounters with Gloria Swanson (1924), Renée Adorée and Clara Bow.


American Actor Ben Lyon was born Benjamin Lyon on 6th February, 1901 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and passed away on 22nd Mar 1979 Honolulu, Hawaii, USA aged 78. He is most remembered for Hell`s Angels. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Ben Lyon was in an on-screen matchup with Claudette Colbert in I Cover the Waterfront (1933).

Ben Lyon is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American Jews.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating10 1 year 2 months, 13 days -
Married2 41 years 24 years, 1 month 7 years, 2 months
Encounter3 - - -
Total15 41 years 3 years, 4 months 1 year


First Name Ben
Last Name Lyon
Full Name at Birth Benjamin Lyon
Age 78 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th February, 1901
Birthplace Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Died 22nd March, 1979
Place of Death Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Hell`s Angels
Year(s) Active 1918–1955
Friend Howard Hughes

Ben Lyon (February 6, 1901 – March 22, 1979) was an American film actor and a studio executive at 20th Century-Fox who later acted in British radio, films and TV.

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Ben Lyon78 AquariusActor
Marian Nixon78 LibraActress
Bebe Daniels70 CapricornActress
Marilyn Miller37 VirgoActress
Gloria Swanson84 AriesActress
Jeanne Eagels39 CancerActress
Jean Harlow26 PiscesActress
Mary Astor81 TaurusActress
Norma Shearer80 LeoActress
Pola Negri90 CapricornActress
Barbara La Marr29 LeoActress
Renée Adorée35 LibraActress
Ruth Elder75 VirgoActress
Billie Dove96 TaurusActress
Clara Bow60 LeoActress
Eleanor Boardman93 LeoActress
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
BarbaraFemaleBebe Daniels
Richard (adopted)MaleBebe Daniels


The Lyons Abroad1955BenMovie
The Dark Tower1943Phil DantonMovie
This Was Paris1942Butch, Sydney Chronicle ReporterMovie
Hi Gang!1941Her Other HalfMovie
Confidential Lady1940Jim BrentMovie
Who Is Guilty?1939Bernard FroyMovie
Mad About Money1937Roy HarleyMovie
Dancing Feet1936Peyton WellsMovie
Down to the Sea1936Steve LondosMovie
Treachery on the High Seas1936Johnny HammondMovie
Navy Wife1935Dr. Peter MilfordMovie
Frisco Waterfront1935Glenn BurtonMovie
Crimson Romance1934Bob WilsonMovie
Lightning Strikes Twice1934Steven 'Steve' BrewsterMovie
I Spy1934Wally SawyerMovie
I Cover the Waterfront1933H. Joseph 'Joe' MillerMovie
Girl Missing1933Henry GibsonMovie
The Women in His Life1933Roger McKaneMovie
The Big Timer1932Cooky BradfordMovie
The Crooked Circle1932Brand OsborneMovie
By Whose Hand?1932JimmyMovie
Hat Check Girl1932Buster CollinsMovie
Lady with a Past1932Guy BrysonMovie
Week Ends Only1932Jack WilliamsMovie
Her Majesty, Love1931Fred von WellingenMovie
Indiscreet1931Tony BlakeMovie
Night Nurse1931MortieMovie
The Stolen Jools1931Ben LyonShort Film
Aloha1931Jimmy BradfordMovie
Bought!1931Nick AmoryMovie
Misbehaving Ladies1931Phil HunterMovie
My Past1931Robert 'Bob' ByrneMovie
The Hot Heiress1931'Hap' HarriganMovie
West of the Rockies1931MathewMovie
Compromised1931Sidney BrockMovie
Hell's Angels1930Monte RutledgeMovie
A Soldier's Plaything1930GeorgieMovie
Lummox1930Rollo FarleyMovie
Alias French Gertie1930Jimmy HartiganMovie
What Men Want1930Kendall JamesMovie
The Air Legion1929DaveMovie
The Flying Marine1929Steve MoranMovie
The Quitter1929Neal AbbottMovie
For the Love of Mike1927MikeMovie
Dance Magic1927Leach NorcuttMovie
High Hat1927JerryMovie
The Perfect Sap1927Herbert AldenMovie
The Tender Hour1927Wally McKenzieMovie
Dancing Vienna1927Jonny ConzagaMovie
The Great Deception1926Cyril MansfieldMovie
Prince of Tempters1926FrancisMovie
The Reckless Lady1926Ralph HilliweMovie
The Savage1926Danny TerryMovie
Winds of Chance1925Pierce PhillipsMovie
The Necessary Evil1925Frank JeromeMovie
The New Commandment1925Billy MorrowMovie
One Way Street1925Bobby AustinMovie
Bluebeard's Seven Wives1925Don Juan Hartez, John HartMovie
The Pace That Thrills1925Danny WadeMovie
Wages of Virtue1924MarvinMovie
Wine of Youth1924Lynn TalbotMovie
Lily of the Dust1924Lt. PrellMovie
Painted People1924Don LaneMovie
So Big1924Dirk DeJongMovie
The White Moth1924Douglas MorleyMovie
Flaming Youth1923Monty StandishMovie
The Custard Cup1923Dick ChaseMovie
Potash and Perlmutter1923Boris AndrieffMovie
The Heart of Maryland1921Bob TelfairMovie
Open Your Eyes1919Harold ConnorsMovie
The Transgressor1918Movie
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cboothe977cboothe977Jan 31

1724 Vine Street

wjerryzwjerryzOct 24, 2018

You landed the best

wjerryzwjerryzNov 4, 2015

I really liked Hell,s Angels. Great movie

wjerryzwjerryzNov 4, 2015

Ben has covered broad horizons from the teens to the 50,s

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