Lucy Beaumont

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Lucy Beaumont
Lucy Beaumont.jpg
Publicity still of Beaumont (ca. 1930)
Born (1873-05-18)18 May 1873
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Died 24 April 1937(1937-04-24) (aged 63)
New York City, US
Occupation Actress

Lucy Beaumont (18 May 1873 – 24 April 1937) was an English actress of the stage and screen from Bristol, Gloucestershire.

Biography[edit]

Beaumont was the daughter of Sir Albert and Helen Coles and was educated at a young ladies' college in Bath, Somerset.

On the American stage, Lucy played opposite Walter Connolly in The Bishop Misbehaves and Leslie Howard in Berkeley Square. Later she appeared in the film version of Berkeley Square. 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.

Miss 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. Her final professional appearance was in April 1937 on the Robert L. Ripley radio programme.

Lucy Beaumont was married to Captain Douglas Arthur Harris. She died in 1937 at the Royalton Hotel in New York City. She had been in America for twenty years prior to her death.

Partial filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  • Lima, Ohio Daily News, Along Broadway, October 3, 1917, Page 3.
  • The New York Times, Lucy Beaumont Dies; Actress Many Years, April 25, 1937, Page 42.

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