Amy Veness

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Amy Veness
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Charles Bryant, Amy Veness, and Alla Nazimova in The Brat (1919)
Amy Clarice Beart

26 February 1876
Died22 September 1960(1960-09-22) (aged 84)
Saltdean, Sussex, England
Other namesAmy Van Ness
Years active1917–1955

Amy Veness (26 February 1876 – 22 September 1960) was an English film actress. [1] She played the role of Grandma Huggett in The Huggetts Trilogy and was sometimes credited as Amy Van Ness.


Veness was born Amy Clarice Beart in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. [2] [3] She was married to Basil Springett. On 22 September 1960 she died in Saltdean, Sussex, England at age 84. [4]

Selected filmography

Lionel Atwill, Alla Nazimova, Amy Veness and Harry Mestayer in the 1918 Broadway production of Ibsen's The Wild Duck Wild-Duck-1918-5.jpg
Lionel Atwill, Alla Nazimova, Amy Veness and Harry Mestayer in the 1918 Broadway production of Ibsen's The Wild Duck

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