Bessie Love

Actor, Playwright
Bessie Love was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In her early acting career, Love appeared in such films as "The Aryan" (1916), "The Good Bad Man" (1916) and "Intolerance" (1916) with Lillian Gish ... Read more »
Born: 09/10/1898 in Midland, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (40)

That's Entertainment! III 1994 (Movie)

Song Performer (Actor)

The Hunger 1983 (Movie)

Lillybelle (Actor)

Lady Chatterley's Lover 1982 (Movie)

Flora (Actor)

Reds 1981 (Movie)

Mrs Partlow (Actor)

Gulliver's Travels 1977 (Movie)

(Voice)

The Ritz 1976 (Movie)

Maurine (Actor)

Vampyres 1973 (Movie)

Elderly Woman (Actor)

Sunday, Bloody Sunday 1971 (Movie)

Answering Service Lady (Actor)

Catlow 1970 (Movie)

Mrs Frost (Actor)

On Her Majesty's Secret Service 1969 (Movie)

American Guest (Actor)

Isadora 1968 (Movie)

Mrs Duncan (Actor)

Battle Beneath the Earth 1967 (Movie)

Matron (Actor)

Promise Her Anything 1966 (Movie)

Pet Shop Customer (Actor)

Children of the Damned 1963 (Movie)

Mrs Robbin (Actor)

The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone 1961 (Movie)

Bunny (Actor)

Nowhere to Go 1958 (Movie)

Mrs Jefferson (Actor)

The Story of Esther Costello 1957 (Movie)

Matron in Art Gallery (Actor)

The Barefoot Contessa 1954 (Movie)

Mrs Eubanks (Actor)

Touch and Go 1954 (Movie)

Mrs Baxter (Actor)

The Magic Box 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hollywood Revue of 1929 1929 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Matinee Idol 1927 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Great Adventure 1917 (Movie)

(Actor)

Intolerance 1916 (Movie)

The Bride (Actor)

Acquitted (Movie)

Helen Carter (Actor)

Bulldog Courage (Movie)

Gloria Philips (Actor)

Conspiracy (TV Show)

Actor

Deserted at the Altar (Movie)

Anna Moore (Actor)

Ghost Patrol (Movie)

(Actor)

Good News (Movie)

Babe (Actor)

Mousey (TV Show)

Actor

Rubber Tires (Movie)

Mary Ellen Stock (Actor)

Soul-Fire (Movie)

Teita (Actor)

The Aryan (Movie)

Mary Jane Garth (Actor)

The Broadway Melody (Movie)

Hank Mahoney (Actor)

The Good Bad Man (Movie)

Amy (Actor)

The Idle Rich (Movie)

Helen Thayer (Actor)

They Learned About Women (Movie)

Mary Collins (Actor)

Village Blacksmith (Movie)

Rosemary Martin (Actor)

Biography

Bessie Love was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In her early acting career, Love appeared in such films as "The Aryan" (1916), "The Good Bad Man" (1916) and "Intolerance" (1916) with Lillian Gish. She also appeared in "The Village Blacksmith" (1922), "Deserted at the Altar" (1922) and "The Lost World" (1925). Love was nominated for an Actress Academy Award for "The Broadway Melody" in 1929. Her film career continued throughout the thirties and the fifties in productions like "They Learned About Women" (1930), the adaptation "Good News" (1930) with Mary Lawlor and "The Magic Box" (1951). She also appeared in the drama "The Barefoot Contessa" (1954) with Humphrey Bogart. Toward the end of her career, she continued to act in the George Lazenby action picture "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (1969), "Catlow" (1971) and the Glenda Jackson drama "Sunday, Bloody Sunday" (1971). She also appeared in "Vampyres" (1974) with Marianne Morris and "The Ritz" (1976). Love was most recently credited in the June Allyson musical sequel "That's Entertainment! III" (1994). Love was married to William Hawks and had one child. Love passed away in April 1986 at the age of 88.

Relationships

Patricia Pepper

Daughter

William Hawks

Husband
brother of director Howard Hawks married 1929, divorced 1935

EDUCATION

attended high school in Los Angeles, California

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