Betty Bronson

Movie Actress

Betty Bronson was born in Trenton, New Jersey, United States on November 17th, 1906 and is the Movie Actress. At the age of 64, Betty Bronson biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Elizabeth Ada Bronson
Date of Birth
November 17, 1906
United States
Place of Birth
Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Death Date
Oct 19, 1971 (age 64)
Zodiac Sign
Actor, Film Actor, Television Actor
Betty Bronson Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 64 years old, Betty Bronson has this physical status:

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Hair Color
Dark brown
Eye Color
Dark brown
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Betty Bronson Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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Betty Bronson Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Ludwig Lauerhass
Dating / Affair
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Betty Bronson Career

Bronson began her film career at the age of 16 with a bit part in Anna Ascends. At 17, she was interviewed by J. M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan. Although the role had been sought by such established actresses as Gloria Swanson and Mary Pickford, Barrie personally chose Bronson to play the lead in the film adaptation of his work, which was released in 1924. She appeared alongside actresses Mary Brian (Wendy Darling) and Esther Ralston (Mrs. Darling), both of whom remained lifelong friends.

Bronson had a major role, that of Mary, mother of Jesus, in the 1925 silent film adaptation of Ben-Hur. In 1925, she starred in another Barrie story, A Kiss for Cinderella, an artfully made film that failed at the box office. She made a successful transition into sound films with The Singing Fool (1928), co-starring Al Jolson. She appeared in the sequel, Sonny Boy, with Davey Lee in 1929. She was the leading lady opposite Jack Benny in the romantic drama The Medicine Man (1930).

Bronson continued acting until 1933 when she married Ludwig Lauerhass, "a well‐to‐do North Carolinian", with whom she had one child, Ludwig Lauerhass, Jr. She did not appear in films again until Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge (1937) starring Gene Autry. In the 1960s, she appeared in episodic television and feature films. Her last role was an uncredited part in the television biopic Evel Knievel (1971).