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Bessie Love (1898–1986) was graduated from Los Angeles High School but to help with the family's financial situation, Love's mother sent her to Biograph Studios, where she met D.W. Griffith. He gave her small roles in his films (1916). In 1922 Love was selected one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars. She was able to successfully transition to talkies, and in 1929 she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. However, by 1932 her American film career was in decline. She moved to England in 1935. As war came in Europe she returned to the US for a while, worked for the Red Cross. She moved permanently to the UK, becoming a British citizen. She made a comeback in the 1980s with roles in Ragtime (1981), Warren Beatty's Reds (1981), Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981) and (her final film) The Hunger (1983). In her lifetime,Love starred in 131 films and TV episodes.
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