Billie Dove
American actress
Billie Dove
Billie Dove was an American actress.
Biography
Billie Dove's personal information overview.
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News
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The Black Pirate showtimes - Chicago Reader
Google News - over 5 years
... his father in a pirate attack and vows to bring the killers to justice; after infiltrating the pirate crew he proves himself by capturing a ship single-handedly, then complicates his scheme by falling for the lovely princess on board (Billie Dove)
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Warren Beatty curtează o mulţime de vedete pentru noul lui film despre Howard ... - CinemaRx
Google News - over 5 years
... de aviaţie şi cinematografie le-a avut în tinereţe şi la maturitate cu numeroase vedete hollywoodiene precum Bette Davis, Ava Gardner, Katharine Hepburn, Olivia de Havilland, Ginger Rogers, Gene Tierney, Billie Dove, Bessie Love sau Joan Fontaine
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Home Movies
NYTimes - over 8 years
ANCIENT HIGHWAY By Bret Lott 241 pp. Random House. $25 Eleven-year-old Earl Holmes is mortified when he goes to his first movie, in a small Texas town in the early 1920s, and the usher rips his ticket in half. Surely it's confirmation that going to the ''flickers'' is a sin. But then he decides this ''humiliation'' is part of the ritual and slips
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Paid Notice: Deaths BALDASSARE, HENRIETTA (NEE ASTER)
NYTimes - almost 15 years
BALDASSARE - Henrietta (nee Aster). Of the Bronx, NY. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Devoted mother of Dr. Jack Baldassare and the late Mark Baldassare. Loving grandmother of Dena & Garrett, Lila, Aviva, Jessica, Anna and Celeste. Cherished greatgrandmother of Billie Dove. Services Monday, 1 PM, at ''Wien & Wien,'' 402 Park St., Hackensack.
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Billie Dove, Damsel in Distress In Silent Films, Is Dead at 97
NYTimes - about 19 years
Billie Dove, one of the most beautiful stars of silent films, died on Dec. 31 in the hospital of the Motion Picture and Television Fund in Los Angeles. She was 97 and lived in the fund's retirement community. A former Ziegfeld Follies dancer, she played a leading role in dozens of silents and also had a brief Hollywood career in the early days of
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Wild Things From Many Times and Cultures
NYTimes - over 20 years
MYTHS and legends -- of ancient Greek sun gods, of divine reptiles of old Nigeria, of the creatures under a second-grader's bed -- will be danced this fall on New Jersey stages. American Ballet Theater, long considered one of America's greatest classical companies, will dance George Balanchine's ''Apollo'' in Princeton in November. This weekend,
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DANCE REVIEW;Primal Emotions and Ancient Cultures
NYTimes - about 21 years
Abdel R. Salaam knows how to evoke strong emotions through powerful movements. Choreographic mood pieces were the highlights of the program that his Forces of Nature Dance Theater Company presented on Friday night at Davis Hall at City College. Lovers were swept away by erotic storms in "Passion Fruit." Dancers lurked and prowled in "Night
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Choreographer of Ethnic Tradition
NYTimes - about 21 years
Abdel Salaam has created an unusual dance style by smoothly blending African and other ethnic forms with the modern dance of the 1990's. The pieces that his Forces of Nature company will present on Friday and Saturday at Davis Hall at City College deal with natural lore, Mr. Salaam's own life as a child in Harlem and, on Saturday, the
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About New York; A Southerner, Until She Heard The City Crying
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: People drift here for every reason under the sun, but all share one quite obvious thought: No one enters intending to fail. A few even manage not to. Many do, though, and leave a little broken for the experience. Still others stick it out because they were willing to compromise, or serendipity struck happily, or something. People drift here
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STARS (MORE THAN 100) IN A GALA FOR ACTORS FUND
NYTimes - about 32 years
A $5.5-million extravaganza entitled ''Night of 100 Stars II'' took place at Radio City Music Hall last night, and as is often the case in show business, the title didn't spell out the half of it. The night seemed to go on interminably, a good portion of it more like a slowly paced dress rehearsal than a finished production. But by the time the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Billie Dove
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1997
    Age 93
    She spent her retirement years in Rancho Mirage before moving into the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital in Woodland Hills, California where she died of pneumonia in 1997, aged 94.
    More Details Hide Details She is interred in the Freedom Mausoleum, at Forest Lawn Glendale. Dove has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6351 Hollywood Blvd. Jazz singer Billie Holiday took her professional pseudonym from Dove as an admirer of the actress.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1933
    Age 29
    She next married wealthy oil executive Robert Alan Kenaston in 1933, a marriage that lasted for 37 years until his death in 1970.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had a son, Robert Alan Kenaston, Jr., who married actress Claire Kelly in 1961-1963 and died in 1995 from cancer, and an adopted daughter, Gail. She later had a brief third marriage to architect John Miller, which ended in divorce in the 1970s. Aside from a brief cameo in Diamond Head (1963), Dove never returned to the movies.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1923
    Age 19
    She married the director of her seventh film, Irvin Willat, in 1923. The two divorced in 1929.
    More Details Hide Details Dove had a huge legion of male fans, one of her most persistent being Howard Hughes. She had a three-year romance with Hughes and was engaged to marry him, but she ended the relationship without ever giving cause. Hughes cast her as a comedian in his film Cock of the Air (1932). She also appeared in his movie The Age for Love (1931). She was also a pilot, poet, and painter. Following her last film Blondie of the Follies (1932), Dove retired from the screen to be with her family.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1903
    Born
    Dove was born Bertha Bohny in 1903 to Charles and Bertha (née Kagl) Bohny, Swiss immigrants.
    More Details Hide Details As a teen, she worked as a model to help support her family and was hired as a teenager by Florenz Ziegfeld to appear in his Ziegfeld Follies Revue. She legally changed her name to Lillian Bohny in the early 1920s and moved to Hollywood, where she began appearing in silent films. She soon became one of the most popular actresses of the 1920s, appearing in Douglas Fairbanks' smash hit Technicolor film The Black Pirate (1926), as Rodeo West in The Painted Angel (1929), and was dubbed The American Beauty (1927), the title of one of her films.
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