Madge Bellamy Overview

Madge Bellamy
Date of Birth
Jun 30, 1899
Birth Place:
Hillsboro, TX

Biography

The daughter of the dean of literature at the University of Texas, Margaret Philpott began her showbiz career in a Denver stock company. Margaret was elevated to Broadway by impresario Charles K. Frohmann, who gave her the stage name of Madge Bellamy. After a few seasons as a chorus girl, Madge made her Broadway acting debut in 1918, replacing Helen Hayes in Dear Brutus. A moderately popular film...