Lilian Bond

Born Jan 18, 1908

Lilian Bond was a British film actress of the late 1920s through the 1940s, with most of her films being B-movies.

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1908 Birth Born on January 18, 1908.


1929 21 Years Old 1 More Event
She began her film career in the 1929 film No More Children.
1932 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1932 she was named a WAMPAS Baby Star, alongside future Hollywood legends Gloria Stuart and Ginger Rogers.
1935 27 Years Old She was married three times, her first marriage being at the height of her career, to Sidney Smith. She married Smith in 1935, and the two divorced in 1944. Lilian went on to marry Michael Fessier, a successful writer and producer in 1961. The two remained married until his death in 1988.


1940 32 Years Old Possibly her best-known film role was in the 1940 film The Westerner, in which she played legendary stage actress Lillie Langtry, and which starred Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan and Doris Davenport. … Read More


1958 50 Years Old She retired from acting at the age of 50 in 1958.


1991 83 Years Old She died in 1991, aged 83, from a heart attack, in the care home she lived in Reseda, California, USA.
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