Foy, Mary (1901–1987)

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Foy, Mary (1901–1987)

American vaudevillian. Born Mary Fitzgerald, Aug 15, 1901, in New York, NY; died Dec 13, 1987, 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, Madeline Foy, Richard Foy, and Clara Foy; m. Lyle Latell.

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

See also film The Seven Little Foys (1955).