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Actress, Belle Bennett, was born on Apr 22, 1891 in Milaca, MN. Bennett died at the age of 41 on Nov 4, 1932 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, CA.

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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By Dawn Sample on Sep 9, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(April 22, 1891 – November 4, 1932). Her father was Billie Bennett, owner of a circus. He trained her to be a trapeze performer after she spent some years in, The Sacred Heart Convent in Minneapolis, Minnesota. By age thirteen she was performing with stock companies, which led Be... Read full article


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Belle Bennett Quotes:

[Lally, having just learned from her father that he is divorcing her mother to marry another woman, enters her mother's room.]
Lucia 'Lally' Marlett: Well, he's washed us up...given us the air.
[Mother weeps inconsolably as Lally lights a cigarette.]
Lucia 'Lally' Marlett: Oh, Mother, haven't you any pride?
Harriet Marlett: [between sobs] Oh Lally! What's pride when you care for a man--when you...when you...really...really care?


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Before landing a movie contract with the Triangle Motion Picture Company in 1916, she performed in her parent's (William and Hazel Bennett) circus. She first appeared under the big top at the age of 13 as a trapeze artist.

Two sons: Ted (born c. 1908) and Bill (deceased prior to 1930).

A star on stage and screen, she is probably best remembered for playing mothers on film. One reviewer said of her portrayal of Stella Dallas (1925), "A memorable performance in the history of the films".

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