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Evelyn Brent (1899–1975)


Petite, sultry leading lady of the 1920's and 30's, who was born and schooled in Tampa, Florida, until the age of ten when she lost her mother. She moved to New York with her dad and started modelling while still in her teens. Her original intention was to go into the teaching profession. Instead, she became enamored with acting during a school ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Mrs. Simmons
- The Lita Foladaire Story (1960) ... Mrs. Simmons
 1950 Again... Pioneers
Alice Keeler
 1948 The Golden Eye
Sister Teresa
 1948 Stage Struck
Miss Lloyd
 1944 Bowery Champs
Gypsy Carmen
 1943 The Seventh Victim
Natalie Cortez
 1943 Spy Train
Frieda Molte
 1943 Silent Witness
Mrs. Roos / Anna Barnes
 1942 The Pay Off
Alma Dorn
 1942 Wrecking Crew
Martha Poska
 1942 Westward Ho
Mrs. Healey
 1941 Holt of the Secret Service
Kay Drew, R49
 1941 Dangerous Lady
Hester Engle
 1941 Wide Open Town
Belle Langtry
 1941 Forced Landing
Brunet Who Turns In Andros
 1941 Emergency Landing
Maude Lambert
 1939 Daughter of the Tong
Carney - The Illustrious One
 1939 Panama Lady
Lenore
 1938 The Law West of Tombstone
Clara 'Clary' Martinez
 1938 Mr. Wong, Detective
Olga
 1938 Tip-Off Girls
Rena Terry
 1937 Daughter of Shanghai
Olga Derey
 1937 Sudden Bill Dorn
Diana Viargas
 1937 Night Club Scandal
Julia Reed
 1937 The Last Train from Madrid
Woman (uncredited)
 1937 King of Gamblers
Cora
 1937 Jungle Jim
Shanghai Lil
 1936 Hopalong Cassidy Returns
Lilli Marsh
 1936 The President's Mystery
Ilka Blake
 1936 Song of the Trail
Myra
 1935 Speed Limited
Natalie
 1935 The Nitwits
Alice Lake
 1935 Without Children
Shirley Ross Cole
 1935 Home on the Range
Georgia
 1935 Symphony of Living
Paula Greig Rupert
 1932 The Crusader
Tess Brandon
 1932 Attorney for the Defense
Val Lorraine
 1932 High Pressure
Francine Dale
 1931 The Mad Parade
Monica Dale
 1931 The Pagan Lady
Dorothy 'Dot' Hunter
 1931 Traveling Husbands
Ruby Smith
 1930 The Silver Horde
Cherry Malotte
 1930 Galas de la Paramount
Bedroom Apache - Episode 'Origin of the Apache'
 1930 Paramount on Parade
Bedroom Apache Dancer (Origin of the Apache)
 1930 Slightly Scarlet
Lucy Stavrin
 1929 Darkened Rooms
Ellen
 1929 Why Bring That Up?
Betty
 1929 Woman Trap
Kitty Evans
 1929 Fast Company
Evelyn Corey
 1929 Broadway
Pearl
 1928 Interference
Deborah Kane
 1928 His Tiger Wife
The Tiger Lady
 1928 The Dragnet
The Magpie
 1928 A Night of Mystery
Gilberte Boismartel
 1928 The Showdown
Sibyl Shelton
 1928 Beau Sabreur
Mary Vanbrugh
 1928 The Last Command
Natalie Dabrova
 1927 Women's Wares
Dolly Morton
 1927 Underworld
'Feathers' McCoy
 1927 Blind Alleys
Sally Ray
 1926 Flame of the Argentine
Inez Remírez
 1926 The Jade Cup
Peggy Allen
 1926 The Impostor
Judith Gilbert
 1926 Love 'Em and Leave 'Em
Mame Walsh
 1926 Secret Orders
Janet Graaham
 1926 Queen o'Diamonds
Jeanette Durant / Jerry Lyon
 1925 Broadway Lady
Rosalie Ryan
 1925 Three Wise Crooks
Molly
 1925 Lady Robinhood
Señorita Catalina / La Ortiga
 1925 Smooth as Satin
Gertie Jones
 1925 Alias Mary Flynn
Mary Flynn
 1925 Forbidden Cargo
Polly O'Day
 1925 Midnight Molly
Margaret Warren / Midnight Molly
 1924 Silk Stocking Sal
'Stormy' Martin
 1924 My Husband's Wives
Marie Wynn
 1924 The Dangerous Flirt
Sheila Fairfax
 1924 The Cyclone Rider
Weeping Wanda
 1924 The Desert Outlaw
May Halloway
 1924 The Lone Chance
Margaret West
 1924 The Plunderer
The Lily
 1924 Arizona Express
Lola Nichols
 1924 The Shadow of the East
Lolaire
 1924 Loving Lies
Ellen Craig
 1923 Held to Answer
Bessie Burbeck
 1922 Pages of Life
Mitzi / Dolores
 1922 The Experiment
Doris Fielding
 1922 The Spanish Jade
Mañuela
 1922 Married to a Mormon
Beryl Fane
 1921 Circus Jim
Pierrette
 1921 Sonia
Sonia Dainton
 1921 Sybil
Sybil Gerard
 1921 The Door That Has No Key
Violet Melton
 1921 Why Men Forget
Emma Vine
 1920 The Law Divine
Daphne Grey
 1920 The Shuttle of Life
Miriam Grey
 1919 Border River (Short)
Marie Dubuque
 1919 The Glorious Lady
Lady Eileen
 1919 The Other Man's Wife
Becky Simon
 1919 Fool's Gold
Nancy Smith
 1919 Help! Help! Police!
Marian Trevor
 1918 Daybreak
Det. Alma Peterson
 1917 Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman
Ethel - Lord Amersteth's Daughter
 1917 Who's Your Neighbor?
Betty Hamlin
 1917 To the Death
Rosa
 1917 The Millionaire's Double
Constance Brent
 1916 The Iron Woman
Nannie Maitland
 1916 The Weakness of Strength
Bessie Alden
 1916 The Spell of the Yukon
Dorothy Temple
 1916 Playing with Fire
Lucille Vane
 1916 The Soul Market
Vivian Austin
 1916 The Iron Will (Short)
Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1916 The Lure of Heart's Desire
Little Snowbird
 1915 When Love Laughs (Short)
Bessie (as Bettie Riggs)
 1915 The Shooting of Dan McGrew
Nell (adult) (as Betty Riggs)
 1915 The Heart of a Painted Woman (as Betty Riggs)
 1914 A Gentleman from Mississippi
Hope Langdon (as Betty Riggs)
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Alternate Names:

Bettie Riggs | Betty Riggs

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

WAMPAS Baby Star of 1923.

Nickname:

Betty

Star Sign:

Libra

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