Lillian Bond

Actor
Attractive brunette British actress who appeared on Broadway in the "Ziegfeld Follies" during the 1920s. Bond specialized in portraying the "other woman" in numerous Hollywood films of the 1930s and is best known for ... Read more »
Born: 01/18/1908 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (2)

China Seas 1934 (Movie)

Mrs. Timmons (Actor)

The Old Dark House 1931 (Movie)

Gladys Perkins (aka Gladys Duquesne) (Actor)

Biography

Attractive brunette British actress who appeared on Broadway in the "Ziegfeld Follies" during the 1920s. Bond specialized in portraying the "other woman" in numerous Hollywood films of the 1930s and is best known for her banter opposite Melvyn Douglas as one of the naive strangers who venture into "The Old Dark House" in the 1932 James Whale classic horror comedy, and as Lily Langtry in "The Westerner" (1940). After her divorce from Sidney Smith, Bond retired from film, returning to play a supporting role in "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1945) and a few minor parts in the 1950s. Retired for good in 1955.

Relationships

Michael Fessier Jr

Step-Son

Jo Kelly

Step-Daughter

Pam Huffman

Niece

Michael Fessier

Husband
third husband died 1988

Sidney Smith

Husband
married in 1935 divorced in 1944

EDUCATION

Brompton Oratory School

graduated

Milestones

1955

Appeared in last film, "Pirates of Tripoli"; retired from acting

1940

Portrayed Lily Langtry in "The Westerner"

1930

First feature film, "Sagebrush Politics"

1927

First film role in Hollywood short, "Lost and Found"

1924

Stage acting debut

Appeared in pantomimes and stage revues in London as a teenager

Starred on Broadway in several editions of the "Ziegfeld Follies" and "Earl Carroll's Vanities" during the 1920s

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