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||December 7, 1990
||February 27, 1910
||Cause of Death:
||Palisades, New Jersey, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Had a bit part in father Richard Bennett's medium-length film, "The Valley of Decision"
Stage debut (with father) in "Jarnegan"
Film acting debut in "Power"
First major film performance in "Bulldog Drummond"
Became a brunette, adopting a "Hedy Lamarr look" for the film "Trade Winds," at suggestion of producer Walter Wanger; kept her hair dark for the rest of her career
First film with director Fritz Lang, "Man Hunt"
Was one of the partners involved in forming the independent production company, Diana Productions (which also included Lang)
Involved in Hollywood scandal when then-husband producer Walter Wanger, shot and wounded her agent, Jennings Lang, in a Los Angeles parking lot
Returned to films after a three-year absence to act in "Highway Dragnet"
Returned to stage in national tours of "Susan and God," "Bell, Book and Candle," "Once More With Feeling," "The Pleasure of His Company" and "Never Too Late"
TV soap opera debut as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard on "Dark Shadows"; also acted in a feature film based on the series, "House of Dark Shadows" (1970)
Last film, "Suspiria"