Alice Brady is an American actress who began her career during the silent film era. She appeared in over 80 movies during her career. She wnon the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for one of her last films, Olf Chicago (1938).
Alice Brady (born Mary Rose Brady, November 2, 1892 October 28, 1939) was an American actress who began her career in the silent film era and survived the transition into talkies. She worked up until six months before her death from cancer in 1939. Her films include My Man Godfrey (1936), in which she played the flighty mother of Carole Lombard's character, and In Old Chicago (1938) for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Brady was born in New York City and was interested at an early age in becoming an actress. Her father, William A. Brady, was an important theatrical producer, and her mother was Rose Marie Rene, who died in 1896 when Alice was four.
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