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Betty Compson

Betty Compson (born Eleanor Luicime Compson; March 19, 1897 – April 18, 1974) was an American actress and film producer. Most famous in silent films and early talkies, she is best known in her performances in The Docks of New York and The Barker, the latter earning a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.


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Born:
Mar 19, 1897 In Beaver, Utah, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
75
First Appeared:
In the movie The Miracle Man 1919-08-26
Latest Project:
Movie Fragments: Surviving Pieces of Lost Films 2011-04-03
Known For

Betty Compson Movies Filmography

Movie
Fragments: Surviving Pieces of Lost Films
Herself (archive footage) 2011-04-03
Movie
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
(archive footage) 1975-08-06
Movie
Here Comes Trouble
Martha Blake 1948-03-15
Movie
Second Chance
Mrs. Davenport 1947-07-18
Movie
Hard Boiled Mahoney
Selena Webster 1947-05-10
Movie
Danger! Women at Work
Madame Sappho 1943-08-23
Movie
Invisible Ghost
Mrs. Kessler 1941-04-25
Movie
Roar of the Press
Mrs. Thelma Tate 1941-04-17
Movie
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Gertie 1941-01-31
Movie
Escort Girl
Ruth Ashley 1941-01-01
Movie
Cafe Hostess
Cafe Hostess 1940-01-10
Movie
Laughing at Danger
Mrs. Van Horn 1940-08-12
Movie
Strange Cargo
Suzanne (uncredited) 1940-03-01
Movie
Mad Youth
Lucy Morgan 1940-05-05
Movie
Cowboys from Texas
Belle Starkey 1939-11-29
Movie
News Is Made at Night
Kitty Truman 1939-07-20
Movie
Hotel Imperial
Soubrette (uncredited) 1939-05-11
Movie
Blondes at Work
Blanche Revelle 1938-02-05
Movie
A Slight Case of Murder
Loretta 1938-03-05
Movie
Port of Missing Girls
Chicago 1938-02-24
Movie
Religious Racketeers
Ada Bernard 1938-07-07
Movie
Two Gun Justice
1938-04-29
Movie
The Beloved Brat
Eleanor Sparks 1938-04-30
Movie
Torchy Blane in Panama
Kitty, Gomez's Moll 1938-05-07
Movie
Under the Big Top
Marie 1938-08-31
Movie
Federal Bullets
Sue, Gang Moll 1937-10-29
Movie
Circus Girl
Carlotta 1937-03-01
Movie
Two Minutes to Play
'Fluff' Harding 1936-11-02
Movie
Bulldog Edition
Billie Blake 1936-09-13
Movie
Hollywood Boulevard
Betty 1936-08-20
Movie
The Drag-Net
Mollie Cole 1936-04-15
Movie
Millionaire Kid
Gloria Neville 1936-03-13
Movie
Laughing Irish Eyes
Molly 1936-03-04
Movie
False Pretenses
Clarissa Stanhope 1935-10-21
Movie
Notorious But Nice
Millie Sprague 1933-08-04
Movie
Destination Unknown
Ruby Smith 1933-04-01
Movie
West of Singapore
Lou 1933-01-31
Movie
Guilty or Not Guilty
Maizie 1932-11-15
Movie
The Silver Lining
Kate Flynn 1932-04-16
Movie
Three Who Loved
Helga Larson Hanson 1931-07-03
Movie
The Gay Diplomat
Baroness Corri 1931-08-22
Movie
The House That Shadows Built
(archive footage) 1931-07-08
Movie
The Boudoir Diplomat
Helene 1930-12-05
Movie
The Spoilers
Cherry Malotte 1930-09-20
Movie
Inside the Lines
Jane Gershon 1930-07-05
Movie
Midnight Mystery
Sally Wayne 1930-06-01
Movie
Those Who Dance
Kitty 1930-04-18
Movie
The Case of Sergeant Grischa
Babka 1930-02-23
Movie
Isle of Escape
Stella 1930-02-28
Movie
Show of Shows
Performer in 'The Pirate Number' & 'Lady Luck' Numbers 1929-11-21
Movie
Woman to Woman
Deloryce / Lola 1929-11-01
Movie
The Great Gabbo
Mary 1929-09-12
Movie
Street Girl
Frederika Joyzelle 1929-08-21
Movie
On with the Show!
Nita 1929-07-13
Movie
Weary River
Alice Gray 1929-02-10
Movie
The Big City
Helen 1928-03-23
Movie
Scarlet Seas
Rose 1928-01-12
Movie
Fashion News
1928-11-06
Movie
The Desert Bride
Diane Duval 1928-03-26
Movie
The Docks of New York
Mae 1928-09-16
Movie
The Barker
Carrie 1928-12-09
Movie
The Belle of Broadway
Marie Duval 1926-08-14
Movie
The Pony Express
Molly Jones 1925-09-03
Movie
Paths to Paradise
Molly 1925-06-28
Movie
Beggar on Horseback
Princess in Pantomime 1925-06-05
Movie
The Stranger
Peggy Bowlin 1924-02-04
Movie
The Enemy Sex
Dodo Baxter 1924-08-25
Movie
The White Shadow
Nancy Brent / Georgina Brent 1924-05-05
Movie
Ramshackle House
Pen Broome 1924-08-31
Movie
Woman to Woman
Louise Boucher / Deloryse 1923-01-02
Movie
To Have and to Hold
1922-10-29
Movie
A Trip to Paramountown
Herself 1922-07-10
Movie
The Green Temptation
Genelle / Coralyn / Joan Parker 1922-04-01
Movie
Ladies Must Live
Christine Bleeker 1921-10-29
Movie
The Miracle Man
Rose 1919-08-26