Beatrice Roberts
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Beatrice Roberts

Film Actress
Female
Born Mar 7, 1905

Alice Beatrice Roberts was an American film actress. She was briefly married to the cartoonist and showman Robert L. Ripley and a mistress of Louis B. Mayer. She was born in Manhattan of Jewish ancestry. She married Robert Ripley on October 31, 1919, about the time he invented his Believe It or Not cartoon strip. The marriage was short lived – they separated three months later and were divorced in 1926.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1905 Birth Born in 1905.

TEENAGE

1919 14 Years Old She was born in Manhattan of Jewish ancestry. She married Robert Ripley on October 31, 1919, about the time he invented his Believe It or Not cartoon strip. The marriage was short lived – they separated three months later and were divorced in 1926. … Read More
1924 19 Years Old After her marriage, Robert entered several beauty pageants including the 1924 and 1925 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey (as Miss Manhattan, 1924, and Miss Greater New York, 1925). … Read More

TWENTIES

1933 28 Years Old She went to Hollywood in 1933 and between then and 1946, she appeared in nearly 60 films, including Tall Timber (1937) and Love Takes Flight (also 1937), in which she starred opposite Bruce Cabot. … Read More

THIRTIES

1935 30 Years Old She was a mistress to MGM studio chief Louis B. Mayer in 1935 and 1936, while under contract to his company. … Read More

FORTIES

1949 44 Years Old Her last movie contract was with Universal, and her final appearances were in Criss-Cross and Family Honeymoon. Her acting career never becoming the success she had dreamed of, she left Hollywood in 1949. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1970 66 Years Old Died on July 24, 1970.
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