Richard Bennett
Actor
Richard Bennett
Richard Bennett was an American actor who became a stage and silent screen matinee idol over the early decades of the twentieth century.
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Books: Review - The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the ... - Camden New Journal newspapers website
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I presume The Black and Tans, by Richard Bennett, a former British Army officer, published in 1959, is not considered “serious”. Certainly Dr Leeson's book appears more academic but I am left with an uncomfortable feeling that I have been reading a
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Time Warner Cable's Research Program Releases Three Reports - MarketWatch (press release)
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Remaking the Internet: Taking Network Architecture to the Next Level, by Richard Bennett, Research Fellow, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. The Internet has changed life on much of this planet, much quicker than those who designed it
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All sizzle with no substance - News Banner
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During intense questioning from senators and others, TI Vice-President, Government Affairs, Richard Bennett provided little insight, falling back into the familiar TI mode of speaking in corporate vernacular of all sizzle and no substance
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Why Is That a Secret? - New York Times
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The government was deservedly berated by Judge Richard Bennett of Federal District Court in Maryland for an “unconscionable” pursuit of the accused across “four years of hell.” Prosecutors dropped the felony charges at the 11th hour after Judge Bennett
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Orientation: Built with religion in mind - BYU Daily Universe
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Associate Dean of Religious Education, Richard Bennett, said religion classes at BYU are more challenging and comprehensive than a standard seminary class. Bennett said BYU uses the same manuals and handbooks for classes as the institutes, but religion
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Bennett inspires faculty, staff and students in SOPH - UAB News
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Richard Bennett has a multifaceted role in the School of Public Health's Office of the Dean. He coordinates student events, oversees the Public Health Student Association, recruits students into the graduate program, leads community
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Judge Denies Request to Dismiss Bribery Charges - Afro American
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US District Judge Richard Bennett rejected the argument that Currie is being prosecuted for "non-legislative acts." "As an initial matter, the Maryland bribery statute does not distinguish between 'legislative' and 'non-legislative' duties," Bennett
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Top police job for Richard Bennett - Wokingham Times
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Richard Bennett, who has been with the force for nearly 25 years, was announced as the successor for assistant Ch Con Steve Rowell on Monday, August 1. Assistant Ch Con Bennett, who lives in Wokingham and is married with two daughters,
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Record number buy a British holiday homes to rent out - Daily Mail
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Richard Bennett bought a two-bedroom Georgian property in Bath in 2008 — he paid £222000 and spent a further £15000 fitting it out to a high spec. After the property market failed to pick up, he decided to use it as a short-term rental investment
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State troopers violated Harford protesters' free speech rights, federal judge says - Baltimore Sun
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US District Judge Richard Bennett wrote in his opinion that the protesters' right of free speech "was unquestionably restricted," and although troopers cited traffic concerns, they did not collect evidence or take pictures of any traffic backup
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Currie seeks dismissal of bribery charges - Washington Post (blog)
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A hearing is set for Monday morning before US District Judge Richard Bennett. The Prince George's County Democrat was indicted in September on charges of bribery, conspiracy and extortion. He pleaded not guilty. Currie is still charged with accepting
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Lanny Breuer to Defense Bar: Ease Up on Criticizing Prosecutors - Wall Street Journal (blog)
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A day after that case imploded, the department came under fire in Baltimore when federal judge Richard Bennett criticized the agency for its treatment of Thomas Drake, a former National Security Agency official charged in a crackdown on alleged leaks
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Federal Prosecutors Face New Scrutiny After Flubs - Wall Street Journal
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The department came under fire in Baltimore a day later when US District Judge Richard Bennett blasted the agency for its treatment of Thomas Drake, a former National Security Agency official who was charged in a Justice Department crackdown on leaks
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Federal Judge Rules City, BPD to Remain as Defendants in Tshamba Lawsuit - Baltimore City Paper (blog)
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Now, thanks to US District Judge Richard Bennett's ruling, the case will proceed to the discovery phase, Pettit said, during which the plaintiffs will gain access to police documents and witnesses in order to establish a factual basis for their claim
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Coms Plc shares soar with launch of iPad internet-phone app - Proactive Investors UK
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"This new recurring revenue service builds upon the iPhone applications that we launched earlier in the year facilitating the development of the cloud telephony market,” said chief executive Richard Bennett. “It is my belief that fixed line telephony
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Richard Bennett
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1944
    Age 73
    Episcopal funeral services were conducted on October 24, 1944, in Beverly Hills.
    More Details Hide Details He is interred in Pleasant View Cemetery, Lyme, Connecticut, beside his second wife and mother of his daughters. Bennett was fond of saying that the movie industry was not a business, but a madhouse.
  • 1934
    Age 63
    He and Raisch separated April 3, 1934, and were divorced in 1937.
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  • 1931
    Age 60
    With the advent of the talkies the middle-aged Bennett found a niche as a character actor. In 1931 he appeared with his daughter Constance Bennett in Bought.
    More Details Hide Details He played the dying millionaire, John Glidden, in If I Had a Million (1932). Bennett is probably best known for his role as Major Amberson in Orson Welles's second feature film, The Magnificent Ambersons (1942). Welles's next production, Journey into Fear (1943), was Bennett's final film. Richard Bennett died at age 74 from a heart attack at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1927
    Age 56
    Bennett and Raisch were married July 11, 1927, in Chicago.
    More Details Hide Details His daughter Joan made her stage debut acting with Bennett in Jarnegan (1928). This play, in which he played Jack Jarnegan, provided one of his favorite roles - that of a belligerent, drunken movie director given to acidulous and profane comments on Hollywood.
  • 1925
    Age 54
    In 1925, he became acquainted with Aimee Raisch in San Francisco, during the production of Creoles, in which she played a minor role.
    More Details Hide Details She was a young socialite and aspiring actress who was divorcing her millionaire clubman and polo player husband, Harry G. Hastings.
  • 1923
    Age 52
    Bennett and Morrison appeared together on stage in the 1923 play The Dancers. They were divorced in April 1925.
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  • 1922
    Age 51
    In 1922, Bennett starred in Broadway's English-language version of Leonid Andreyev's melodrama, He Who Gets Slapped, playing the title role as He.
    More Details Hide Details The success of the play led to a film adaptation by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, with Lon Chaney in Bennett's role.
  • FORTIES
  • 1913
    Age 42
    In 1913, Bennett had a theatrical success starring as Georges Dupont in the social disease stage drama Damaged Goods, which he also co-produced.
    More Details Hide Details He won a reputation for his curtain harangues, which friends - and critics - said were at least as good as his stage portrayals when he wound up an appearance by stepping in front of the curtain and castigating the police and courts for "narrow-mindedness." He developed this penchant until his ab-lib speeches won greater applause than many of the plays in which he acted. Bennett reprised his stage role for his feature film debut, Damaged Goods (1914), which co-starred his wife, Adrienne Morrison. He helped adapt the screenplay and direct the drama. In the drama The Valley of Decision (1916), which he wrote, Bennett appeared on the screen with his wife, Morrison, and his three daughters.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1908
    Age 37
    In 1908, he played the role as John Shand opposite Maude Adams in J. M. Barrie's What Every Woman Knows.
    More Details Hide Details Frequent quarrels between the stars occurred during the run of the play, and when Adams opened in Peter Pan, Bennett telegraphed his congratulations "on achieving your long ambition to be your own leading man." Bennett is also known for adapting socially conscious works of Eugène Brieux, including Maternity.
  • 1905
    Age 34
    In 1905, Bennett won fame as the leading man, Hector Malone, Jr., in Shaw's Man and Superman.
    More Details Hide Details That was followed by his role as Jefferson Ryder in the stage hit, The Lion and the Mouse (1905). A series of spectacular roles followed.
  • 1903
    Age 32
    On November 8, 1903, Bennett and actress Adrienne Morrison were married in Jersey City.
    More Details Hide Details They had three daughters, all notable actresses: Constance Bennett, Barbara Bennett and Joan Bennett.
  • 1901
    Age 30
    Bennett was married to Grena Heller in 1901 in San Francisco. They soon separated, and were divorced in 1903.
    More Details Hide Details Using her married name, she starred in a few plays on Broadway, and went on to a successful career as a music critic for Hearst's New York American.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1891
    Age 20
    Bennett made his stage debut May 10, 1891, in Chicago, in the The Limited Mail.
    More Details Hide Details He went to New York, where his Broadway debut was in His Excellency the Governor (1899), which was produced by Charles Frohman. In his third Broadway production, he played the role as Father Anselm in Frohman's production of A Royal Family (1901–02).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1870
    Born
    Richard Bennett was born Clarence Charles William Henry Richard Bennett in Deer Creek Township, Cass County, Indiana, in May 1870.
    More Details Hide Details Called Clarence until he was 10, he was the eldest child of George Washington Bennett and Eliza Leonora Bennett. His younger sister was Ina Blanche Bennett. For a time, he was a sailor on Great Lakes steamer, a professional boxer, medicine showman, troubadour and night clerk in a hotel in Chicago.
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