Ben Webster (actor)

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Ben Webster
Born 2 June 1864
London, England, United Kingdom
Died 26 February 1947(1947-02-26) (aged 82)
Hollywood, California, United States
Years active 1913–1947
Spouse(s) Dame May Whitty (1892–1947) (his death) 1 child

Ben Webster (2 June 1864 – 26 February 1947) was an English-born actor, and the husband of actress Dame May Whitty, and father of the British-American stage actress, Margaret Webster. His father, W. S. Webster, was the son of the famous actor Benjamin Nottingham Webster.

Personal life[edit]

Ben Webster was born on 2 June 1864 in London and married May Whitty in 1892 there. He acted in films for 30 years from 1913 to 1943. He and Whitty emigrated to California, USA, where they remained until their deaths.


He died in Hollywood, California during surgery on 26 February 1947, aged 82.

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