Beverly Bayne

  1. Ina Claire, Claudia, 1943.    Having worked with her on Blondie of the Follies, 1932, director Edmund Goulding wanted Davies as the mother of Robert Young’s co-called “child bride“ (Dorothy McGuire, all of 27!).  Also in the running, the Broadway and Chicago Mrs Bs:  Frances Starr and Beverly Bayne.   BB, from Minneapolis, won 163 screen roies. , including many  films with her husbanc Francis X Bushman,  Messala in the first the first Ben-Hur, 1925 – they were Hollywood’s  first romantic couple.     

 Birth year: 1894Death year: 1982Other name: Casting Calls:  1