From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bessie Love (September 10, 1898 – April 26, 1986) was an American motion picture actress who achieved prominence mainly in the silent films and early talkies. With a small frame and delicate features, she played innocent young girls, flappers, and wholesome leading ladies. In addition to her acting career, she wrote the screenplay for the 1919 movie A Yankee Princess. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bessie Love licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.