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Bebe Daniels (1901–1971)

Bebe Daniels already had toured as an actor by the age of four in a stage production of "Richard III". She had her first leading role at the age of seven and started her film career shortly after this in movies for Imperial, Pathe and others. At 14 she was already a film veteran, and was enlisted by Hal Roach to star as Harold Lloyd's leading lady ... See full bio »


(age 70) in London, England, UK

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The Maltese Falcon
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Rio Rita
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 1931 The Stolen Jools (Short)
Mrs. Ben Lyon
 1927 Life in Hollywood No. 7 (Short)
 1919 Captain Kidd's Kids (Short)
The Girl
 1919 Bumping Into Broadway (Short)
The Girl
 1919 His Only Father (Short)
 1919 Pay Your Dues (Short)
 1919 Count the Votes (Short)
 1919 Soft Money (Short)
 1919 He Leads, Others Follow (Short)
 1919 The Rajah (Short)
 1919 Be My Wife (Short)
 1919 Don't Shove (Short)
 1919 Heap Big Chief (Short)
 1919 Chop Suey & Co. (Short)
 1919 Count Your Change (Short)
Miss Flighty
 1919 A Jazzed Honeymoon (Short)
 1919 Never Touched Me (Short)
Love Interest
 1919 At the Old Stage Door (Short)
 1919 Just Neighbors (Short)
The Bride
 1919 Billy Blazes, Esq. (Short)
 1919/I Spring Fever (Short)
The Girl
 1919 Off the Trolley (Short)
 1919 Swat the Crook (Short)
 1919 Pistols for Breakfast (Short)
 1919 Back to the Woods (Short)
Jeanne, Belle o' the Woods
 1919 The Marathon (Short)
The Rich Girl
 1919/I Before Breakfast (Short)
 1919 Si, Senor (Short)
 1919 Ring Up the Curtain (Short)
The Leading Lady
 1919 Crack Your Heels (Short)
 1919 Young Mr. Jazz (Short)
The Girl
 1919 Just Dropped In (Short)
 1919 A Sammy in Siberia (Short)
Oldga - the Russian Girl
 1919 Next Aisle Over (Short)
Vera De Luxe
 1919 The Dutiful Dub (Short)
 1919 Look Out Below (Short)
The Girl
 1919 I'm on My Way (Short)
 1919 On the Fire (Short)
 1919 Ask Father (Short)
Switchboard Operator
 1919 Going! Going! Gone! (Short)
Miss Goulash
 1919 Love's Young Scream (Short)
 1919 Wanted - $5,000 (Short)
 1918 She Loves Me Not (Short)
 1918 Take a Chance (Short)
The Hired Girl
 1918 Hear 'Em Rave (Short)
 1918 Nothing But Trouble (Short)
 1918 Why Pick on Me? (Short)
 1918 Swing Your Partners (Short)
 1918 Bees in His Bonnet (Short)
 1918 Two Scrambled (Short)
 1918 Bride and Gloom (Short)
 1918 That's Him (Short)
 1918 An Ozark Romance (Short)
 1918 Are Crooks Dishonest? (Short)
Miss Goulash
 1918 Somewhere in Turkey (Short)
A Girl in Danger
 1918 Sic 'Em, Towser (Short)
 1918 The City Slicker (Short)
The Girl
 1918 Fireman Save My Child (Short)
 1918 Two-Gun Gussie (Short)
The Girl
 1918 The Non-Stop Kid (Short)
Miss Wiggle
 1918 Kicked Out (Short)
 1918 Hey There (Short)
The Leading Lady
 1918 It's a Wild Life (Short)
 1918 Pipe the Whiskers (Short)
 1918 Follow the Crowd (Short)
 1918/II On the Jump (Short)
The Favorite
 1918 Let's Go (Short)
 1918 Here Come the Girls (Short)
 1918 Look Pleasant, Please (Short)
Harold's Sweetheart
 1918 A Gasoline Wedding (Short)
The Girl
 1918 Beat It (Short)
 1918 Hit Him Again (Short)
 1918 Hello Teacher (Short)
 1918 The Lamb (Short)
 1918 The Tip (Short)
 1917 Step Lively (Short)
 1917 The Big Idea (Short)
The Girl
 1917 Bashful (Short)
The Girl
 1917 Move On (Short)
 1917 We Never Sleep (Short)
 1917 All Aboard (Short)
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 1917 Clubs Are Trump (Short)
 1917 The Flirt (Short)
 1917 Love, Laughs and Lather (Short)
 1917 Rainbow Island (Short)
 1917 From Laramie to London (Short)
 1917 Bliss (Short)
The Girl
 1917 Birds of a Feather (Short)
 1917 By the Sad Sea Waves (Short)
The Doll
 1917 Pinched (Short)
 1917 Over the Fence (Short)
Ginger's Girl
 1917 Lonesome Luke, Mechanic (Short)
 1917 Lonesome Luke, Messenger (Short)
 1917 Stop! Luke! Listen! (Short)
 1917 Lonesome Luke, Plumber (Short)
 1917 Lonesome Luke's Honeymoon (Short)
 1917 Lonesome Luke on Tin Can Alley (Short)
 1917 Luke Wins Ye Ladye Faire (Short)
 1917 Lonesome Luke, Lawyer (Short)
 1917 Luke's Trolley Troubles (Short)
 1917 Drama's Dreadful Deal (Short)
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 1917 Luke's Busy Day (Short)
 1917 Luke's Lost Liberty (Short)
 1916 Luke's Shattered Sleep (Short)
Flophouse Maid
 1916 Luke Locates the Loot (Short)
 1916 Luke's Fireworks Fizzle (Short)
 1916 Luke, Rank Impersonator (Short)
 1916 Luke's Movie Muddle (Short)
 1916 Luke's Newsie Knockout (Short)
 1916 Luke, Patient Provider (Short)
 1916 Luke, the Chauffeur (Short)
 1916 Luke and the Bang-Tails (Short)
 1916 Luke's Speedy Club Life (Short)
The Girl
 1916 Luke and the Mermaids (Short)
 1916 Luke Joins the Navy (Short)
 1916 Luke Does the Midway (Short)
 1916 Luke's Lost Lamb (Short)
 1916 Luke, Crystal Gazer (Short)
 1916 Luke Rides Roughshod (Short)
 1916 Luke's Washful Waiting (Short)
The Girl
 1916 Luke's Society Mixup (Short)
 1916 Luke's Fatal Flivver (Short)
 1916 Luke Laughs Last (Short)
 1916 Luke's Late Lunchers (Short)
 1916 Them Was the Happy Days! (Short)
 1916 Luke's Double (Short)
 1916 Luke Pipes the Pippins (Short)
 1916 Luke Foils the Villain (Short)
Maizie Nut
 1916 Luke, the Candy Cut-Up (Short)
 1916 Luke Lugs Luggage (Short)
 1915 Peculiar Patients' Pranks (Short)
 1915 Ruses, Rhymes and Roughnecks (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1915 A Foozle at the Tee Party (Short)
 1915 Ragtime Snap Shots (Short)
 1915 Great While It Lasted (Short)
 1915 Tinkering with Trouble (Short)
 1915 Bughouse Bellhops (Short)
 1915 Giving Them Fits (Short)
 1915 Fresh from the Farm (Short)
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 1914 Anne of the Golden Heart (Short)
Lucy Blake - the Daughter
 1913 The Savage (Short)
 1911 A Counterfeit Santa Claus (Short)
 1910 Justinian and Theodora (Short)
 1910 The Common Enemy (Short)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in George Black's "Hee Haw! - George Black's Laughter Show," at the Holborn Empire Theatre in Holborn, London, England, with Ben Lyon, Max Miller, The Eight Haw-Haw Girls, The Three Musketeers, Len & Bill Loew, The Darmora Ballet, Vic & Joe Crastonian, Sonny Farrar, Gaston Palmer, The Rhythmagicians, Charles Smart and ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 53 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bebe Daniels Lyon | Bebe Lyon


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Personal Quote:

All during the war, we kept saying, Ben [husband Ben Lyon] and I, that when it was over, we'd come back to Hollywood. But now we've been here, and we just have to be honest, this is no longer home. Home's back in London, because we went through the bombings with them.


Her second cousin, Dr. Lee De Forest, "the father of sound", frequented the set of Rio Rita (1929) while she rehearsed. He was instrumental in improving the sound quality of the early talkies and significantly helped her career through his technical expertise. See more »

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