Bess Meredyth

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Birthday
12, 1890
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 13, 1969 (79)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1890
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 13, 1969 (79)

About

Actress and screenwriter who stood at 5'2" but had towering success in Hollywood, appearing in The Mark of Zorro in 1940.

Before Fame

She began her career as an extra in silent films and eventually received larger roles.

Trivia

She was brought in to replace a cast member in the classic film Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.

Family Life

She was the third wife of Casablanca director Michael Curtiz.

Associated With

She wrote the screenplay for the film Don Juan, which starred Emmanuelle Beart.

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