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Betty Compson Overview:

Actress, Betty Compson, was born Eleanor Luicime Compson on Mar 19, 1897 in Beaver, UT. Compson died at the age of 77 on Apr 18, 1974 in Glendale, CA .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Compson was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1928/29Best ActressThe Barker (1928)CarrieNominated
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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 Jan 20, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(March 19, 1897 – April 18, 1974), father died when she was young, and she drop out of school and earn a living for herself and her mother. She landed a job as a violinist in a Salt Lake City, Utah, theater. After, Compson made 25 short films in 1916. She completed, The ... Read full article


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Betty Compson Quotes:

Mary: We only take out of life what we put into it.


Mrs. Kessler: I'm afraid to come home, he'd kill me, he'd kill anybody.


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Betty Compson Facts
After retiring from film she and her husband ran a business called 'Ashtrays Unlimited' until her death.

Interred at San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills, California, USA, Section B, Lot 853, Grave 4.

Started out as a violin player.

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