Registered: May 2009 Location: Belgium (French is my mother language). Posts: 694
Bessie Love was born in Texas (1898-1986 – Height 5' (1.52 m).As the family needed money,Bessie's mother sent her to Biograph Studios,hoping she would become an actress.D.W. Griffith saw she was pretty and had some acting talent,and put her in several of his films.She became popular and worked with Douglas Fairbanks.She then moved to Vitagraph and starred in a number of comedy-dramas.In the 1920s she began to act in more mature roles and also began working on the stage. She performed the first screen "Charleston" dance in The King on Main Street (1925), and gave one of her best performances in Dress Parade (1927).When sound movies came into vogue,she made a number of them.By 1931,however,her career was over. She moved to England in 1935.She played in a handful of low-budget films from the 1950s through the 1970s.In the 1980s she appeared in the big-budget Ragtime (1981) and in Reds (1981) which starred Warren Beatty.
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