Foy, Madeline (1903–1988)

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Foy, Madeline (1903–1988)

American vaudevillian. Born Madeline Fitzgerald, Sept 21, 1903, in New York, NY; died July 5, 1988, in Los Angeles, California; dau. of Madeline Morando (Italian ballet dancer) and Eddie Foy (1854–1928, actor); sister of Eddie Foy Jr., Bryan Foy, Charley Foy, Mary Foy, Richard Foy, and Clara Foy.

Following the death of her mother (1918), was put into her father's vaudeville act with siblings so he could keep custody of them.

See also film The Seven Little Foys (1955).