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Bessie McCoy (1888–1931)

Bessie McCoy was born in 1888 as Elizabeth McAvoy. She was an actress, known for Popular Players Off the Stage (1913), Starland Review No. 1 (1922) and What's Your Hurry? (1909). She was married to Richard Harding Davis. She died on August 16, 1931 in Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France. See full bio »


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 1909 What's Your Hurry? (Short)
A Maid
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 1922 Starland Review No. 1 (Documentary short)
 1913 Popular Players Off the Stage (Documentary short)

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Nickname derived from the song "The Yama Yama Man", which McCoy often sang on the vaudeville stage.


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