Lucy Beaumont (actress)

Lucy Beaumont (born Lucy Emily Pinkstone, 18 May 1869[1] – 24 April 1937) was an English actress of the stage and screen from Bristol.

Lucy Beaumont
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Beaumont, c. 1930
Born
Lucy Emily Pinkstone

(1869-05-18)18 May 1869
Bristol, England
Died24 April 1937(1937-04-24) (aged 67)
New York City, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1919–1937; her death
Spouse(s)Captain Arthur Douglas Vigors Harris (his death)
William Alfred Beaumont

BiographyEdit

Beaumont was educated at a young ladies' college in Bath, Somerset.[citation needed] On Broadway, she played Lady Emily Lyons in The Bishop Misbehaves (1935) and Mrs. Barwick in Berkeley Square (1925).[2] Later she appeared in the film version of Berkeley Square.[3][better source needed] During the 1914–15 season Beaumont was in My Lady's Dress at the Playhouse in New York. The following season she was featured in Quinneys, for part of the play's run. In 1916 she appeared with Frances Starr in Little Lady in Blue.[4]

Beaumont played mostly mother parts on the screen. Some of her films are The Greater Glory (1926), with Conway Tearle, The Man Without A Country (1925), with Pauline Starke, Torrent (1926), with Ricardo Cortez, The Beloved Rogue, with John Barrymore, Resurrection (1927), with Dolores del Río, The Crowd (1928), with Eleanor Boardman and Maid of Salem (1937), her final motion picture, with Claudette Colbert.[5][better source needed] Her final professional appearance was in April 1937 on the Robert L. Ripley radio programme.[6][better source needed]

Beaumont's films spanned a variety of genres.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Beaumont was married to Captain Douglas Vigors until his death.[1] She had no children. She died in 1937 at the Royalton Hotel in New York City. She had been in America for twenty years prior to her death.[6][better source needed]

Partial filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Katchmer, George A. (2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. p. 20. ISBN 978-1-4766-0905-8. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Lucy Beaumont". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 22 February 2020. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Berkeley Square - New York (1929)". Inafferrabile Leslie Howard. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  4. ^ Howell, H. Thomas (2014). Eleanor's Pursuit. Archway Publishing. p. 323. ISBN 9781480812147.
  5. ^ "Lucy Beaumont (I) (1869–1937)". IMDB. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  6. ^ a b Lucy Beaumont at IMDb

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