Marjorie Bennett

Born Jan 15, 1896

Marjorie Bennett was an Australian television and film actress who began her career during the silent film era.

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1896 Birth Born on January 15, 1896.


1917 21 Years Old Bennett was born in York, Western Australia; her sister Enid was also an actress. Bennett began acting in films 1917 and later made the transition to talking pictures with bit roles in Monsieur Verdoux (1947), Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949) and Washington Story (1952).


1952 56 Years Old In 1952, she appeared as Charlie Chaplin's landlady in the film Limelight and later had guest roles on The Great Gildersleeve, Four Star Playhouse, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon, I Love Lucy, Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, and December Bride.


1959 63 Years Old From 1959 to 1961, she had a recurring role on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. … Read More
1973 77 Years Old 1 More Event
She also had a role opposite Richard Widmark in the 1973 television film Brock's Last Case.
1980 84 Years Old She made her last onscreen appearance in 1980.
1982 86 Years Old Bennett died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on 14 June 1982, and her ashes were interred in the Great Mausoleum's Columbarium of Dawn at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale.
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