Marlene Dietrich
(Movies & TV)
James Cruze
(Movies & TV)
Anne Baxter
(Movies & TV)
Gary Cooper
(Movies & TV)
Clive Brook
(Movies & TV)
Graham Cutts
(Movies & TV)

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Betty Compson

Knowledge Identifier: +Betty_Compson


Betty Compson

American actress add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1897.

Countries: United States (46%), United Kingdom (23%), California (15%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Marlene Dietrich, James Cruze, California




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Betty Compson was born in 1897 add something


Kathlyn Williams - Williams played "Cherry Malotte" in the first movie based upon Rex Beach's 1906 novel "The Spoilers" in 1914, a role portrayed in subsequent versions by Betty Compson , Marlene Dietrich , and Anne Baxter


Compson made 25 films in 1916 alone, although most of them are shorts add something


In 1920, she began to head her own company add something


Anna Q. Nilsson - In 1923, she portrayed "Cherry Malotte" in the second movie based upon Rex Beach's "The Spoilers", a role that would be played in later versions by Betty Compson , Marlene Dietrich , and Anne Baxter


Michael Balcon - In 1923, their first feature film was released, the successful melodrama "Woman to Woman", starring Clive Brook and Betty Compson and directed by Graham Cutts


From 1924 to 1930 she was married to film director James Cruze add something


James Cruze - He married the actress Betty Compson in 1924 and they divorced in 1930


In 1928, she appeared in "Court-Martial" as Belle Starr, and in "The Barker", a silent movie which contained some talking scenes add something


In 1930, she made a version of "The Spoilers" in which she played the role later portrayed by similar-looking Marlene Dietrich in the 1942 remake, while Gary Cooper played the part subsequently acted in the later film by John Wayne, perhaps the only time that Cooper and Wayne played precisely the same role add something


Gary Cooper - The Spoilers appeared the following year with Betty Compson, which was remade in 1942 with Compson lookalike Marlene Dietrich and John Wayne in Cooper's role.


Betty Compson died in 1974, of a heart attack, at her home in Glendale, California, California add something

Betty Compson died in 1974 add something


Compson died April 18, 1974, of a heart attack, at her home in Glendale, California, aged 77 add something