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Bessie Love

Actress | * 09/10/1898 († 87, 04/26/1986) | Midland, Texas, USA
Bessie Love (born Juanita Horton; September 10, 1898 – April 26, 1986) was an American motion picture actress who achieved prominence playing innocent young girls and wholesome leading ladies in silent films and early talkies. Her acting career spanned eight decades, and her performance in The Broadway Melody (1929) earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Bessie Love

Academy Award for Best Actress

Movies with Bessie Love as Actress(59)

as Lillybelle1983 The Hunger
as Old Lady - T.O.C.1981 Ragtime
as Mrs. Partlow1981 Reds
as Maurine1976 The Ritz
as American Lady1974 Vampyres
as Mrs. Richardson1974 Mousey
as Answering Service Lady1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday
as Mrs. Duncan1968 Isadora
as Marjorie's Mother1965 The Wild Affair
as Narrator (voice)1964 I Think They Call Him John
as Mrs. Busch1960 Too Young to Love
as Becky Wiener1958 Next to No Time
as Harriet P. Jefferson1958 Nowhere to Go
as Mrs Baxter1955 Touch and Go
as Prisoner1954 The Weak and the Wicked
as Mrs. Eubanks1954 The Barefoot Contessa
as Bride's Mother in Wedding Group1951 The Magic Box
as Bride's Mother1951 The Magic Box
as Plane Passenger (uncredited)1951 No Highway in the Sky
as Herself (Archive Footage)1944 This Happy Breed
as Begonia Baggot1941 Sons of the Sea
as herself1931 Round About Hollywood
as Helen Hutson1931 Morals for Women
as Babe1930 Good News
as Margaret Holt1930 Conspiracy
as Carlie Seymour1930 Chasing Rainbows
as Hank Mahoney1929 The Broadway Melody
as Hattie Hartley1929 The Girl in the Show
as Helen Thayer1929 The Idle Rich
as Ginger Bolivar1928 The Matinee Idol
as Mary Ellen Stack1927 Rubber Tires
as Janet Cleghorne1927 Dress Parade
as Victoria1927 Young April
as Marie1926 Going Crooked
as Leola Lane1926 The Song and Dance Man
as Teita1925 Soul-Fire
as Paula White1925 The Lost World
as Mary Young1925 The King On Main Street
as Herself - Celebrity Actress (uncredited)1923 Souls for Sale
as Hilda Gray1923 The Eternal Three
as Mary Finnegan1923 Human Wreckage
as Rosemary Martin1922 The Village Blacksmith
as Blossom Nelson1921 The Sea Lion
as Bonnie May1920 Bonnie May
as Pegeen O'Neill1920 Pegeen
as Rose Eastman1917 A Daughter of the Poor
as Judy1917 Cheerful Givers
as The Bride of Cana (Judean Story)1916 Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
as Agnes1916 Reggie Mixes In
as Mary Jane Garth1916 The Aryan
as Amy1916 The Good Bad Man

TV Shows/Series with Bessie Love as Actress(3)

Additional Information

Full Name: Bessie Love
Born: 09/10/1898 in Midland
Died: 04/26/1986 in London (aged: 87)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Educated at: Los Angeles High School
Spouses (current/former): William Hawks
Other names for Bessie Love (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Juanita Horton"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:309564, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019