Actress. A former vaudeville actress, she is best remembered as the onetime leading lady of early silent screen actor William S. Hart, with whom she appeared in the 1917 western film, "The Square Deal Man" in the role of Eleanor Ransome. A native of Barnesville, Ohio, she made her film debut that same year at the age of 13, in "Paddy O'Hara." Miss McIvor's other film credits included, "Flying Colors" (1917), "A Phantom Husband" (1917), "The Sudden Gentleman" (1917), "Gambling In Souls" (1919), and "In His Brothers Place" (1919). In 1919, McIvor retired from acting and married actor William Desmond, with whom she also had appeared with in some roles. In 1925, she came out of retirement and appeared in one last film, "The Burning Trail." On February 28, 1941, she suffered a fatal heart attack at her home and died at the young age of 36. After her death she was cremated.
1878–1949 (m. 1919)
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