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Constance Binney

Constance Binney
Personal information
Birth dateJune 28, 1896
Place of birthNew York City, New York
Date of deathNovember 15, 1989(age 93)
Death placeWhitestone, Queens, New York
OccupationStage, film actress
SpouseLeonard Cheshire

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Constance Binney (June 28, 1896 - November 15, 1989) was an American stage and film actress and dancer.

Born in New York City, Constance Binney was educated at Westover School, a private college preparatory boarding school for girls in Middlebury, Connecticut and in Paris, France. She made her Broadway theatre debut in 1917 and the following year appeared with her actress sister, Faire Binney(1898 1957), in the Maurice Tourneur silent film, Sporting Life based on the play by Cecil Raleigh and Seymour Hicks. In 1919, she starred opposite John Barrymore in The Test of Honor.

Although Constance Binney left the film business in 1923, her contribution to the industry was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6301 Hollywood Blvd.

Constance Binney last performed on Broadway in 1924. She appeared on stage in London and in 1941 married the British war hero, Leonard Cheshire who was twenty-one years her junior. However, this marriage was short-lived.

Constance Binney died in 1989 in Whitestone, Queens, New York City, aged 93.

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