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Leila Bennett (1892–1965)

Leila Bennett was born on November 17, 1892 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Fury (1936), Dames (1934) and Doctor X (1932). She was married to Francis M. (Frank) Keough. She died on January 5, 1965 in New York, New York, USA. See full bio »
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 1936 Fury
Edna Hooper
 1935 Mark of the Vampire
Maria
 1935 One New York Night
Betty (uncredited)
 1934 Wagon Wheels
Hetty Masters
 1934 Dames
Laura - Matilda's Maid
 1934 Housewife
Jenny
 1934 Strictly Dynamite
Miss Hoffman
 1934 Unknown Blonde
The Maid
 1934 Once to Every Woman
Sally
 1934 Easy to Love
Hotel Maid (uncredited)
 1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady
Stool-Pigeon Maid (uncredited)
 1933 Sunset Pass
Hetty Miller
 1933 A Study in Scarlet
Daffy Dolly
 1933 Terror Aboard
Lena Klein
 1933 No Other Woman
Susie
 1932 Tiger Shark
Muggsey
 1932 Doctor X
Mamie
 1932 The First Year
Hattie
 1932 The Purchase Price
Emily
 1932 Taxi!
Ruby
 1932 Emma
Matilda
 1931 Gentleman's Fate
Lunch Counter Attendant (uncredited)
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Stage Play: A Holy Terror. Written by George Abbott and Winchell Smith. Directed by Winchell Smith. George M. Cohan's Theatre: 28 Sep 1925- Oct 1925 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: George Abbott (as "Dirk Yancey"), Elizabeth Allen (as "Judy Kirkpatrick"), Leila Bennett (as "Becky Chapman"), Emerin Campbell (as "Mrs. Tesman"),... See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Diminutive bit player of the 1930s, one-time member of the Harry Blaney Stock Company in Brooklyn. The one performance which allowed her more screen time , as a stereotypical Negro maid in the 1932 comedy 'The First Year', gained a measure of notoriety with changing socio/political views, since the part was played by a white actress in blackface.

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