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Billie Dove (Lillian Bohny)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
In her silent heyday, this ravishing and highly photogenic star, known for her voluptuous femininity on the silent screen, rivaled that of Mary Pickford, Marion Davies and Clara Bow in popularity. She retired after only a few years into the talking picture era, however, and is not as well-remembered in today's film circles as the aforementioned.

Billie Dove was born Lillian Bohny on May 14, 1903 (several sources list 1900), to Swiss parents Charles and Bertha Bohny who emigrated to New York City before she was born. Read more...

Actor

Character: Hélène Gromaire

Careers 1929

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Character: Lady Helen Haden

Her Private Life 1929

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Character: Mamie Hudler / Rodeo West

The Painted Angel 1929

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Character: Jean Hurd

The Age for Love 1931

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Character: Lilli de Rosseau

Cock of the Air 1932

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