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Alice Brady

Alice Brady

Actress

ALICE BRADY

November 2, 1892, New York - October 28, 1939, New York.

American actress who began her career as a silent film actress and later continued in sound.

She had been interested in acting since childhood, and thanks to her father, William Brady, who was a theater producer, she began getting her first roles on Broadway in 1911, at the age of 18.

In 1913 her father began producing films and soon Brady got her first role in a silent movie and over the next 10 years starred in 53 films, the production of which was concentrated in New York at the time. In 1923 she left filmmaking for 10 years. In 1933 she signed a contract with MGM and moved to Hollywood, where she starred in her first sound film, When the Ladies Meet. For the next 7 years, until her death, she continued to act in films, appearing in 25 films during that time. In 1936 she was nominated for an Oscar in the category "Best Supporting Actress" for the film "My Servant Godfrey", and a year later she won the award for the role of Mrs. Molly O'Leary in the film "In Old Chicago".

From 1919 to 1922 Brady was married to actor James Crane, a marriage that ended in divorce.

Alice Brady died of cancer five days short of her 47th birthday. She is buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow, New York.

PRIZES AND AWARDS

"Academy Award" (1937) - Best Supporting Actress ("In Old Chicago")

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November 2, 1892
Alice Brady was born in New York City.

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