Madge Bellamy

Madge Bellamy
Born Margaret Derden Philpott
(1899-06-30)June 30, 1899
Hillsboro, Texas, U.S.
Died January 24, 1990(1990-01-24) (aged 90)
Upland, California, U.S.
Cause of death Heart failure
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Occupation Actress
Years active 1918–1945
Spouse(s) Logan F. Metcalf (m. 1928; div. 1928)

Madge Bellamy (June 30, 1899 – January 24, 1990) was an American stage and film actress who was a popular leading lady in the 1920s and early 1930s. Her career declined in the sound era, and ended following a romantic scandal in the 1940s.

Early life

Bellamy was born Margaret Derden Philpott in Hillsboro, Texas in 1899 [1] [2] to William Bledsoe and Annie Margaret (née Derden) Philpott. Bellamy was raised in San Antonio, Texas until she was 6 years old, and the family later moved to Brownwood, Texas, where her father worked as an English professor at Texas A&M University. [3] The Philpotts later moved to Denver, Colorado. [4]

As a child, she took dancing lessons and soon began to aspire to become a stage performer. She made her stage debut dancing in a local production of Aida, at the age of 9. [5]

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