Alice Brady

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Alice Brady (November 2, 1892October 28, 1939) was an American actress in the 1930s, during the Great Depression. She broke onto the movie scene at the age of 22 New York City with World Studios, since her father, William A. Brady, was its owner as well as an important theatrical producer in New York. Her first film was the silent As Ye Sow (1915) as Dora Leland. She acted in more than 50 silent films throughout her career, yet spent most of the 1920s on stage and away from the cinema. She returned to the screen in 1933, landing a role in her first talkie, When Ladies Meet. It was for her portrayal of Molly O'Leary in 1938's In Old Chicago that she won her Academy Award. Brady died of cancer in 1939 shortly after filming Young Mr. Lincoln with director John Ford.

A sample of her more than 80 films include:

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