Betty Compson

Movie Actress

Birthday March 19, 1897

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Birthplace Utah

DEATH DATE Apr 18, 1974 (77)

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Silent film star who many remember for her roles in classics like The Miracle Man and The Docks of New York.

Before Fame

Her father died while she was young, forcing her to quit school and provide for her mother as a professional violinist.


She appeared in a staggering 25 films in the year 1916.

Family Life

She was married to film director James Cruze from 1924 to 1930.

Associated With

She starred in the film Woman to Woman, which was written by the great Alfred Hitchcock.