Joyce, Alice (1889–1955)

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Joyce, Alice (1889–1955)

American actress. Name variations: The Madonna of the Screen. Born Oct 1, 1889, in Kansas City, Missouri; died Oct 9, 1955, in Hollywood, CA; sister of Frank Coleman Joyce (owned Los Angeles talent agency Joyce-Selznick, partnered with Myron Selznick); m. Tom Moore (actor), 1914 (div. 1920); m. James B. Regan, 1920 (div. 1932); m. Clarence Brown (director), 1933 (div. 1945); children: Alice Moore (1916–1960, actress); Margaret "Peggy" Regan Harris.

Popular early film star, joined Kalem Company (1911), then Vitagraph (1916); films include The School for Scandal, The Green Goddess, The Lion and the Mouse, Cousin Kate, Stella Dallas, Beau Geste, Mannequin, 13 Washington Square and Song O' My Heart (talkie); also appeared as Clara Bow's mother in Dancing Daughters.

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