Ben Lyon

Born Feb 6, 1901

Ben Lyon was an American film actor and a 20th Century Fox studio executive.

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1901 Birth Born on February 6, 1901.


1918 17 Years Old Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Lyon entered films in 1918 after a successful appearance on Broadway opposite Jeanne Eagels. … Read More


1930 29 Years Old 1 More Event
His greatest success as an actor came in 1930 with the film Hell's Angels. … Read More


1940 39 Years Old Ben Lyon and Bebe Daniels settled in London during the Second World War and featured with the comedian Vic Oliver in the radio series Hi, Gang! that ran from 1940 to 1949.


1950 49 Years Old Hi Gang was succeeded in 1950 by Life With The Lyons, which also featured their real life son Richard and daughter Barbara, and had a run on BBC and independent television from 1954 until 1960.


1971 70 Years Old When Daniels's health declined during the 1960s following a series of strokes, Lyon cared for her until her death in 1971. … Read More
1979 78 Years Old Died on March 22, 1979.
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