Lucy Beaumont

Lucy Beaumont (born Lucy Emily Pinkstone, 18 May 1869[1] – 24 April 1937) was an English actress of the stage and screen from Bristol.

Lucy Beaumont
Beaumont, c. 1930
Born
Lucy Emily Pinkstone

(1869-05-18)18 May 1869
Bristol, England
Died24 April 1937(1937-04-24) (aged 67)
OccupationActress
Years active1919–1937; her death
Spouse(s)Captain Arthur Douglas Vigors Harris (his death)
William Alfred Beaumont

Biography

Beaumont was educated at a young ladies' college in Bath, Somerset. On the American stage, she played opposite Walter Connolly in The Bishop Misbehaves and Leslie Howard in Berkeley Square. Later she appeared in the film version of Berkeley Square.[2] 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.[3]

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.[4] Her final professional appearance was in April 1937 on the Robert L. Ripley radio programme.[5]

Personal life

Beaumont was married to Captain Douglas Vigors until his death. She had no children. She died in 1937 at the Royalton Hotel in New York City. She had been in America for twenty years prior to her death.[5]

Partial filmography

References

  1. "findmypast.co.uk". search.findmypast.co.uk. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  2. "Berkeley Square - New York (1929)". Inafferrabile Leslie Howard. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  3. Howell, H. Thomas (2014). Eleanor's Pursuit. Archway Publishing. p. 323. ISBN 9781480812147.
  4. "Lucy Beaumont (I) (1869–1937)". IMDB. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  5. Lucy Beaumont on IMDb

Sources

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