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 Bessie Eyton

Bessie Eyton

Birth
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Death 22 Jan 1965 (aged 74)
Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, California, USA
Burial Ventura, Ventura County, California, USA
Plot Section E, Plot 26, Grave #6
Memorial ID 9035173 · View Source
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Actress. She was a popular performer in the silent film era appearing in over a hundred and eighty films, (1911-25). In 1910, she was visiting the Selig Film Studios with friends, when a director offered her a minor role in a film. She went on to make her big screen debut as a leading lady starring with Tom Mix in the western, “The Sheriff of Tuolomne” (1911). With Selig Film Studios and later the Regal Film Company, her many credits included “Until the Sea” (1913), “The Flashlight” (1915), “Little Lost Sister” (1917), “The Still Alarm” (1918), “Cheap Kisses” (1924) and “The Girl of Gold” (1925). In the 1930's, she returned briefly to the screen as an extra. She died from congestive heart failure at age 74.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 4 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9035173
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Eyton (5 Jul 1890–22 Jan 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9035173, citing Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, Ventura, Ventura County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .