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Benita Hume

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Benita Hume (14 October 1906 – 1 November 1967) was an English film actress. She appeared in 44 films between 1925 and 1955. She was married to actor Ronald Colman from 1938 to his death in 1958. She starred with Colman in both versions of the situation comedy The Halls of Ivy, an NBC Radio program (1949–1952) and a CBS Television show (1954–1955). She also made occasional guest appearances with her husband on The Jack Benny Show on radio, where the Colmans were portrayed as Benny's long-suffering next-door neighbors. She was also married to actor George Sanders from 1959 to her death in 1967. She died in Egerton, Kent, England from bone cancer at age 61.

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Oct 14, 1906 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Constant Nymph 1928-02-20
Latest Project:
Series The Halls of Ivy 1954-10-19
Known For
Poster of The Last of Mrs. Cheyney
Poster of The Gay Deception
Poster of The Private Life of Don Juan
Poster of The Lady of the Lake
Series The Halls of Ivy Unknown 1954-10-19
Movie Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus Myrna Daro 1938-12-02
Movie The Last of Mrs. Cheyney Lady Kitty Winton 1937-02-19
Movie Moonlight Murder Diana 1936-03-27
Movie Suzy Madame Eyrelle 1936-07-20
Movie The Garden Murder Case Nurse Gladys Beeton 1936-02-21
Movie Tarzan Escapes Rita Parker 1936-11-06
Movie Rainbow on the River Julia Layton 1936-12-18
Movie The Divine Spark Giuditta Pasta 1935-06-01
Movie 18 Minutes Lady Phyllis Pilcott 1935-04-07
Movie The Gay Deception Miss Cordelia Channing 1935-09-13
Movie The Private Life of Don Juan Dona Dolores, a Lady of Mystery 1934-01-01
Movie Jew Süss Marie Auguste 1934-10-13
Movie Clear All Wires! Kate Nelson 1933-02-24
Movie Looking Forward Mrs. Isobel Service 1933-04-28
Movie Discord Phil Stenning 1933-01-01
Movie The Little Damozel Sybil Craven 1933-01-01
Movie Gambling Ship Eleanor La Velle 1933-06-23
Movie The Worst Woman in Paris? Margaret Ann 'Peggy' Vane 1933-12-03
Movie Only Yesterday Phyllis Emerson 1933-11-01
Movie Help Yourself Mary Lamb 1932-03-01
Movie Women Who Play Margaret Sones 1932-03-01
Movie Service for Ladies Countess Ricardi 1932-06-20
Movie Men of Steel Audrey Paxton 1932-09-01
Movie Sally Bishop Evelyn Standish 1932-10-17
Movie Diamond Cut Diamond Marda Blackett 1932-08-26
Movie Lord Camber's Ladies Janet King 1932-10-27
Movie The Flying Fool Marion Lee 1931-08-01
Movie The Happy Ending Yvonne 1931-10-01
Movie A Honeymoon Adventure Eve Martin 1931-09-21
Movie The House of the Arrow Betty Harlow 1930-03-01
Movie Symphony in Two Flats Lesley Fullerton 1930-07-16
Movie The Clue of the New Pin Ursula Ardfern 1929-03-01
Movie High Treason Evelyn Seymour 1929-03-25
Movie The Wrecker Mary Shelton 1929-07-16
Movie The Constant Nymph Antonia Sanger 1928-02-20
Movie Easy Virtue Telephone Receptionist 1928-03-05
Movie Balaclava Jean McDonald 1928-06-06
Movie The Lady of the Lake The Lady of the Lake 1928-12-08