Constance Campbell Bennett was an American stage, film, radio and television actress. She was a major Hollywood star during the 1920s and 1930s. For a time during the early 1930s, she was the highest-paid actress in Hollywood. She died of cancer at the age of 80 in 1987.
About Constance Bennett in brief
Constance Campbell Bennett was an American stage, film, radio and television actress. She was a major Hollywood star during the 1920s and 1930s and for a time during the early 1930s, she was the highest-paid actress in Hollywood. She is best known today for her leading roles in What Price Hollywood?, Bed of Roses, Topper and Topper Takes a Trip. She also had a prominent supporting role in Greta Garbo’s last film, Two-Faced Woman. Bennett was married five times and had three children. She had her own program, Constance Bennett Calls on You, on ABC radio in 1945-1946. Shrewd investments had made her a wealthy woman, and she founded a cosmetics and clothing company. She died of cancer at the age of 80 in 1987.
She left behind a husband, two daughters, a son and a daughter-in-law. Her funeral was held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, where she was buried with her husband, Richard Bennett, and two of her sisters, Joan Bennett and Barbara Bennett. For confidential support call the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90 or visit a local Samaritans branch, see www.samaritans.org for details. In the U.S. call the National Suicide Prevention Line on 1-800-273-8255 or visit http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/. For confidential. support in the UK, call 08457 909090 or visit the Samaritans on 08457 93 90 or click here. For support in Europe, call the Salvation Army on 0800-457-9090 or click here.