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Louise Bennett (I) (1919–2006)

Louise Bennett was born on September 7, 1919 in Kingston, Jamaica as Louise Simone Bennett. She was an actress, known for Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure (1981), Ring Ding (1969) and Club Paradise (1986). She was married to Eric Winston Coverley. She died on July 26, 2006 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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 2001 Resistance
 1986 Club Paradise
Portia
 1981 Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure
Mama (as Luise Bennett)
 1972 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mercina
- In the Beautiful Caribbean (1972) ... Mercina
 1969 Ring Ding (TV Series)
 1965 A High Wind in Jamaica
Mamie (uncredited)
 1958 Calypso
Martha
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 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (performer: "Day Dah Light (Banana Loader's Song)")
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 2005 Literature Alive (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Miss Lou: Then and Now (2005) ... Herself (as Louise Bennett-Coverly)
- Her True-True Name (2005) ... Herself (as Louise Bennett-Coverly)
 1965 Ready, Steady, Go! (TV Series)
Herself
- Millie in Jamaica (1965) ... Herself
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Alternate Names:

Luise Bennett | Dr. Louise Bennett-Coverly | Honourable Louise Bennett-Coverly | Louise Bennett-Coverly
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She studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England in 1945 on the British Council Scholarship. See more »

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Miss Lou

Star Sign:

Virgo

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