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Betty Compson

Betty Compson
Personal information
Birth nameEleanor Luicime Compson
Birth dateMarch 19, 1897
Place of birthBeaver, Utah, United States
Date of deathApril 18, 1974(age 77)
Death placeGlendale, California, United States
Years active1915 - 1948
SpouseJames Cruze (1925 - 1930)
Irving Weinberg
Silvius Jack Gall (?-1962) (his death)

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:For the actress who married NYC Mayor Jimmy Walker, see Betty Compton.Betty Compson (March 19, 1897 - April 18, 1974) was an American actress. Born Eleanor Luicime Compson in Beaver, Utah, she had an extensive film career. Her father died when she was young, and she was forced to drop out of school and earn a living for herself and her mother. She obtained employment as a violinist in a Salt Lake City, Utah, theater.

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