Olive Blakeney

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Olive Blakeney
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Olive Blakeney.
Born Olive Blakeney
(1899-08-21)August 21, 1899
Newport, Kentucky, U.S.
Died October 21, 1959(1959-10-21) (aged 60)
Los Angeles, U.S.
Years active 1933-1959
Spouse(s) Bernard Nedell (?-1959) (her death) 1 child
Children Betty Lou Nedell

Olive Blakeney (21 August 1899 – 21 October 1959) was an American actress.


She studied at a dramatic school. Played as a super in visiting stage shows at one dollar a performance. Played in many London stock companies. She became known on the London and American stage. She made her screen debut in England in 1932.

Married to Bernard Nedell, mother of Betty Lou Nedell and mother-in-law of Jimmy Lydon who played her son in all but the first of the Henry Aldrich films.

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