Carroll, Nancy (1903–1965)
Carroll, Nancy (1903–1965)
American actress and dancer. Born Ann Veronica La Hiff or LaHiff, Nov 19, 1903, in New York, NY; died Aug 6, 1965, in Nyack, NY; sister of Terry Carroll; m. Jack Kirkland (play-wright), 1924 (div. 1931); m. Bolton Mallory, 1931 (div. 1934); m. C.H. "Jappe" Groen, 1953; children: Patricia Kirkland Bevan (b. 1925, actress as Patricia Kirkland).
Made Broadway debut in The Passing Show of 1923 and subsequently appeared in Mayflowers, Chicago and Undesirable Lady; a leading comedian, was featured in such films as Abie's Irish Rose, Ladies Must Dress, Springtime for Henry, The Dance of Life, Paramount on Parade, After the Dance and Follow Thru; on tv, had recurring role as the mother on "The Aldrich Family." Nominated for Academy Award for The Devil's Holiday (1930).
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