Billie Dove

Billie Dove

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 31 Dec 1997 (aged 94)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Freedom Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Freedom, crypt 21796
Memorial ID 3720 · View Source
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Actress. Born Lillian Bohny in New York City, she was a young fashion model and appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies at age 14. At age 19, she signed with Metro in Hollywood and appeared in her first film "Polly of the Follies" (1922). Nick named Billie Dove, she was known as the beauty queen of the silent film era. Her many credits included "The Lone Star Ranger" (1923), "The Air Mail" (1925), "Kid Boots" (1926), "American Beauty" (1927) and "Her Private Life" (1929). She retired from the screen in 1934.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 21 Oct 1998
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