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Bess Meredyth

Bess Meredyth
Bess Meredyth
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Birth nameHelen Elizabeth MacGlashen
Birth dateFebruary 12, 1890
Place of birthBuffalo, New York, U.S.
Date of deathJuly 13, 1969(age 79)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationFilm actress, Film writer
SpouseMichael Curtiz, Wilfred Lucas, Burton Leslie
ChildrenJohn Meredyth Lucas

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Bess Meredyth (February 12, 1890 - July 13, 1969) was a film writer and silent film actress. The wife of the Casablanca director Michael Curtiz, Meredyth wrote The Affairs of Cellini (1934) and adapted The Unsuspected (1947). She was one of the 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Her son, John Meredyth Lucas, wrote for television.

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