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Constance Binney 1920

actress

born June 28, 1896 in New York, NY

 

Travelled to Cuba in 1920 to film the Famous Players-Lasky film, Something Different.

 

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 

"Constance Binney (June 28, 1896 – November 15, 1989) was an American stage and film actress and dancer.

 

Born in New York City, Constance Binney was educated at Westover School, a private college preparatory boarding school for girls in Middlebury, Connecticut and in Paris, France. She made her Broadway theatre debut in 1917 and the following year appeared with her actress sister, Faire Binney(1898–1957), in the Maurice Tourneur silent film, Sporting Life based on the play by Cecil Raleigh and Seymour Hicks. In 1919, she starred opposite John Barrymore in The Test of Honor.

 

Although Constance Binney left the film business in 1923, her contribution to the industry was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6301 Hollywood Blvd.

 

Constance Binney last performed on Broadway in 1924. She appeared on stage in London and in 1941 married the British war hero, Leonard Cheshire. However, this marriage was short-lived.

 

Constance Binney died in 1989 in Whitestone, Queens, New York City, aged 93."

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