Leatrice Joy

Leatrice Joy

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 13 May 1985 (aged 91)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Old Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 8748442 · View Source
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Actress. Married for a short time to Actor John Gilbert, Joy played opposite comics Billy West and Oliver Hardy. Appeared in over 60 films, often playing career girls dressed in mannish suits, or sophisticated society girls. Joy is well remembered as ‘Joan Ainsworth’ in “Made For Love” as ‘Mary Leigh’ in “Ten Commandments” in “Hollywood," (1923) and as 'Edith McBride' in "You Can't fool Your Wife." Joy retired shortly after the advent of sound, but made occasional appearances in small supporting roles over the years.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leatrice Joy (7 Nov 1893–13 May 1985), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8748442, citing Saint Savior Episcopal Churchyard, Old Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .