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Also Known As: Lillian Bond Died: January 26, 1991
Born: January 18, 1908 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: actor

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Attractive brunette British actress who appeared on Broadway in the "Ziegfeld Follies" during the 1920s. Bond specialized in portraying the "other woman" in numerous Hollywood films of the 1930s and is best known for her banter opposite Melvyn Douglas as one of the naive strangers who venture into "The Old Dark House" in the 1932 James Whale classic horror comedy, and as Lily Langtry in "The Westerner" (1940). After her divorce from Sidney Smith, Bond retired from film, returning to play a supporting role in "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1945) and a few minor parts in the 1950s. Retired for good in 1955.

Attractive brunette British actress who appeared on Broadway in the "Ziegfeld Follies" during the 1920s. Bond specialized in portraying the "other woman" in numerous Hollywood films of the 1930s and is best known for her banter opposite Melvyn Douglas as one of the naive strangers who venture into "The Old Dark House" in the 1932 James Whale classic horror comedy, and as Lily Langtry in "The Westerner" (1940). After her divorce from Sidney Smith, Bond retired from film, returning to play a supporting role in "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1945) and a few minor parts in the 1950s. Retired for good in 1955.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Pirates of Tripoli (1955) Sono
2.
 Man in the Attic (1953) Annie Rowley
3.
 The Maze (1953) Margaret Dilling
4.
 The Sniper (1952) Mrs. Fitzpatrick
5.
 The Big Trees (1952) Daisy's girl
6.
 Shadow on the Wall (1950) Attendant
7.
 That Forsyte Woman (1949) Maid
8.
 Fighter Squadron (1948) English lady
9.
 The Jolson Story (1947)
10.
 Nocturne (1946) Mrs. Billings
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Appeared in pantomimes and stage revues in London as a teenager
1924:
Stage acting debut
:
Starred on Broadway in several editions of the "Ziegfeld Follies" and "Earl Carroll's Vanities" during the 1920s
1927:
First film role in Hollywood short, "Lost and Found"
1930:
First feature film, "Sagebrush Politics"
1940:
Portrayed Lily Langtry in "The Westerner"
1955:
Appeared in last film, "Pirates of Tripoli"; retired from acting
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Education

Brompton Oratory School: -

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husband:
Sidney Smith. Married in 1935; divorced in 1944.
husband:
Michael Fessier. Writer. Third husband; died 1988.

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step-son:
Michael Fessier Jr.
step-daughter:
Jo Kelly.
niece:
Pam Huffman.

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