Janet Beecher

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Janet Beecher
Janet Beecher in 1916.jpg
Beecher in 1916
Born Janet Meysenburg
(1884-10-21)October 21, 1884
Jefferson City, Missouri, US
Died August 6, 1955(1955-08-06) (aged 70)
Washington, Connecticut, US
Occupation actress
Years active 1903-1944
Spouse(s) Harry R. Guggenheimer (?-1919) (divorced)
Richard H. Hoffman (?-1935) (divorced)
Children Richard

Janet Beecher (October 21, 1884 – August 6, 1955), born Janet Meysenburg, was an American stage and screen actress. She was a supporting player and lead on the Broadway stage. In the 1930s, she moved into motion pictures as a character actress. Her sister was actress Olive Wyndham. She was married twice: first to Harry R. Guggenheimer and then to Richard H. Hoffman. She had a son named Richard.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. ^ Obituary Billboard magazine, August 20, 1955; mentions surviving family, her sister Olive Wyndham and son Richard
  2. ^ Who Was Who in the Theatre 1912-1976; originally published annually by John Parker, 1976 editions by Gale Research
  3. ^ Silent Film Necrology 2nd edit. by Eugene M. Vazanno c. 2001
  4. ^ Janet Beecher - North American Theatre Online

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