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Betty Compton (1904–1944)

Betty Compton was born on May 13, 1904 in Isle of Wight, England as Violet Halling Compton. She was an actress, known for Too Many Millions (1934) and The Legacy (1930). She was married to Theodore Temple Knappen, Jimmy Walker, Edward Duryea Dowling (producer) and Charles Stanley Reed Riches (barrister-at-law). She died on July 12, 1944 in New ... See full bio »

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The Legacy Actress


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 1934 Too Many Millions
 1930 The Legacy (Short)

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Oh, Kay! (1926). Musical comedy. Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse. Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Scenic Design by John Wenger. Directed by John Harwood. Imperial Theatre: 8 Nov 1926- Jun 1927 (closing date unknown/256 performances). Cast: Gertrude Lawrence (as "Kay"), Victor Moore (as "Shorty" McGee"), ... See more »

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