Benita Hume

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Benita Hume
Benita Hume in The Last of Mrs Cheyney trailer cropped.jpg
Born(1906-10-14)14 October 1906
London, England, UK
Died1 November 1967(1967-11-01) (aged 61)
Egerton, Lancashire, England
Cause of death
Bone cancer
Resting place
Lathrop Hill Cemetery, Bolton
OccupationActress
Years active1925–1955
Spouse(s)Ronald Colman
(m.1938–1958; his death)
George Sanders
(m.1959–1967; her death)
Children1 daughter (Juliet)
 
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Benita Hume
Benita Hume in The Last of Mrs Cheyney trailer cropped.jpg
Born(1906-10-14)14 October 1906
London, England, UK
Died1 November 1967(1967-11-01) (aged 61)
Egerton, Lancashire, England
Cause of death
Bone cancer
Resting place
Lathrop Hill Cemetery, Bolton
OccupationActress
Years active1925–1955
Spouse(s)Ronald Colman
(m.1938–1958; his death)
George Sanders
(m.1959–1967; her death)
Children1 daughter (Juliet)

Benita Hume (14 October 1906 – 1 November 1967) was an English film actress. She appeared in 44 films between 1925 and 1955.

Life and career[edit]

She was married to actor Ronald Colman from 1938 to his death in 1958; they were the parents of a daughter, Juliet. She starred with Colman in both versions of the situation comedy The Halls of Ivy, an NBC Radio programme (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 neighbours, a role they reprised once on his television show. She was also married to actor George Sanders from 1959 to her death in 1967.

Death[edit]

She died in Egerton, Lancashire from bone cancer at the age of 61.

Filmography[edit]

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