|Died||June 3, 1940
Allenhurst, New Jersey
|Years active||1895 - ?|
|Spouse(s)||J. T. Sothoron
Henry B. Smith
Irene Bentley (1870 – June 3, 1940) was an American stage actress and vocalist. She appeared in Sally in Our Alley with Marie Cahill and also in The Belle of New York, It Happened in Nordland and The Belle of Mayfair.
She died at Allenhurst, New Jersey on June 3, 1940.
A niece of her husband Harry B. Smith, used Bentley's name to become a film actress. Hence there are two Irene Bentleys when perusing film or stage biographies. The younger Irene Bentley was born in 1904 and died in 1965. She is not the child of Irene Bentley and Harry B. Smith.
- My Weakness (1933)
- Who Was Who in The Theatre: 1912-1976 vol.1 A-C p. 188 originally published annually by John Parker; this 1976 edition by Gale Research Company
- IRENE BENTLEY WEDS: Actress and Harry B. Smith, the Librettist, Married in Boston-- New York Times, November 26, 1906
- Irene Bentley (born 1904) , niece by marriage of the stage Irene Bentley