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Benita Hume (1906–1967)

Benita Hume was born on October 14, 1906 in London, England as Benita Humm. She was an actress and writer, known for The Constant Nymph (1928), Tarzan Escapes (1936) and The Lady of the Lake (1928). She was married to George Sanders, Ronald Colman and Eric Otto Siepmann. She died on November 1, 1967 in Egerton, England. See full bio »


(age 61) in Egerton, England, UK

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Known For

The Constant Nymph Antonia Sanger
Tarzan Escapes Rita Parker
The Lady of the Lake The Lady of the Lake


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 1954-1955 The Halls of Ivy (TV Series)
Victoria Hall / Victoria Cromwell Hall / Victoria Cromwell 'Vicky' Hall / ...
- The Dean of Women (1955) ... Victoria Hall
- Hooliganism (1955) ... Victoria Hall
- Dr. Spatzen (1955) ... Victoria Hall
- Maxwell's Comet (1955) ... Victoria Hall
- The Voice of Ivy's Vine (1955) ... Victoria Hall
 1953 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Bosanquent
- Ladies on His Mind (1953) ... Mrs. Bosanquent
 1938 Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus
Myrna Daro
 1937 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney
Kitty Wynton
 1936 Rainbow on the River
Julia Layton
 1936 Tarzan Escapes
Rita Parker
 1936 Suzy
Diane Eyrelle
 1936 Moonlight Murder
 1936 The Garden Murder Case
Nurse Beeton
 1935 The Gay Deception
Miss Channing
 1935 The Divine Spark
Giuditta Pasta
 1935 This Woman Is Mine
Lady Phyllis Pilcott
 1934 Power
Marie Auguste
 1934 The Private Life of Don Juan
Dona Dolores, a Lady of Mystery
 1933 The Worst Woman in Paris?
Margaret Ann 'Peggy' Vane
 1933 Only Yesterday
Phyllis Emerson
 1933 Gambling Ship
Eleanor La Velle
 1933 Looking Forward
Mrs. Isobel Service
 1933 Clear All Wires!
 1933 The Little Damozel
Sybil Craven
 1933 Discord
Phil Stenning
 1932 Lord Camber's Ladies
Janet King
 1932 Sally Bishop
Evelyn Standish
 1932 Men of Steel
Audrey Paxton
 1932 Blame the Woman
Marda Blackett
 1932 Help Yourself
Mary Lamb
 1932 Women Who Play
Margaret Sones
 1932 Reserved for Ladies
Countess Ricardi
 1931 The Happy Ending
 1931 Footsteps in the Night
Eve Martin
 1931 The Flying Fool
Marion Lee
 1930 Symphony in Two Flats
Lesley Fullerton (UK version)
 1930 The House of the Arrow
Betty Harlow
 1929 The Wrecker
Mary Shelton
 1929 The Clue of the New Pin
Ursula Ardfern
 1929 High Treason
Evelyn Seymour
 1928 The Lady of the Lake
The Lady of the Lake
 1928 A Light Woman
Dolores de Vargas
 1928 A South Sea Bubble
Averil Rochester
 1928 Balaclava
Jean McDonald
 1928 The Constant Nymph
Antonia Sanger
 1927 Second to None
 1927 Easy Virtue
Telephone Receptionist (uncredited)
 1925 The Happy Ending
Miss Moon
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Mrs. Ronald Colman


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Benita appeared on the radio version of "The Jack Benny Show" with her husband Ronald Colman. They were supposed to be Jack's next door neighbors, and usually referred to as "Ronnie and Benita". Their episodes usually dealt with either Jack embarrassing the couple in public, or trying to weasel his way into a Colman party at their house. See more »

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