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Ethelind Terry

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Occupation  actress
Years active  1920-1937

Name  Ethelind Terry
Role  Film actress
Ethelind Terry Ethelind Terry Broadway Star of Florenz Ziegfelds Rio Rita
Born  August 14, 1899 (1899-08-14) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died  March 17, 1984, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Spouse  Dick Purcell (m. 1942–1942), Benedict Bogeaus (m. 1928–1931)
Similar People  Dick Purcell, Benedict Bogeaus, Dolores Moran

Ethelind Terry (14 August 1899 – 17 March 1984) was an American stage and film actress.



Terry starred in one of the most famous Broadway shows of the 1920s, the musical Rio Rita produced by Florenz Ziegfeld. She also starred in the film Lord Byron of Broadway.


Terry married Benedict Bogeaus in 1928. They divorced in 1931 and continued a strained relationship for 11 years.

Terry eloped to Las Vegas with the actor Dick Purcell. The two married on March 3, 1942, only to divorce on August 26, 1942.

Theatrical appearances

  • Honeydew (Broadway, premiered September 6, 1920)
  • Kid Boots (Broadway, premiered December 31, 1923)
  • Rio Rita (Broadway, premiered February 2, 1927)
  • Nina Rosa (Broadway, premiered September 20, 1930)
  • Filmography

  • Lord Byron of Broadway (1930)
  • Arizona Days (1937)
  • References

    Ethelind Terry Wikipedia

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