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Alice Brady –

alice-brady-photos Alice Brady in IN OLD CHICAGO.

Alice Brady: Best Supporting Actress 1937 :


Alice Brady won her Supporting Oscar for playing the mother in the O'Leary family. (it was their cow that started the great Chicago fire).

About Alice Brady (1892 – 1939)

Alice Brady was born on November 22, 1892, in New York City.

Born into a prominent show-business family, Alice Brady's father was famous stage producer, William Brady.

Alice Brady had dramatic Broadway experience and had done several silent comedies. At the age of 22, Alice Brady was in her first film as the star, in AS YE SOW, in 1914. In 1915, Alice Brady appeared in three films, it was in 1916 that she was really busy with nine productions.

The two films that made Alice Brady a star were LA BOHEME; (1916) and BETSY ROSS; (1917).

Alice Brady was able to make a smooth transition from the silent era into the sound age of films. In 1936, Alice was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in MY MAN GODFREY.

In 1939, Alice Brady made her last film, YOUNG MR. LINCOLN. She passed away of cancer before the film was released.

Alice Brady's notable movie credits include...

The Boss (1915)
A Cup of Chance (1915)
The Lure of Woman (1915)
The Rack (1915)
The Ballet Girl (1916)
The Woman in 47 (1916)
Then I'll Come Back to You (1916)
Tangled Fates (1916)
Miss Petticoats (1916)
The Gilded Cage (1916)
Bought and Paid For (1916)
A Woman Alone (1917)
A Hungry Heart (1917)
The Dancer's Peril (1917)
Darkest Russia (1917)
Maternity (1917)
The Divorce Game (1917)
A Self-Made Widow (1917)
Betsy Ross (1917)
A Maid of Belgium (1917)
Her Silent Sacrifice (1917)
Woman and Wife (1918)
The Knife (1918)
The Spurs of Sybil (1918)
The Trap (1918)
At the Mercy of Men (1918)
The Ordeal of Rosetta (1918)
The Whirlpool (1918)
The Death Dance (1918)
The Better Half (1918)
Her Great Chance (1918)
In the Hollow of Her Hand (1918)
The Indestructible Wife (1919)
The End of the Road (1919)
The World to Live In (1919)
Marie Ltd. (1919)
The Redhead (1919)
His Bridal Night (1919)
The Fear Market (1920)
Sinners (1920)
A Dark Lantern (1920)
The New York Idea (1920)
Out of the Chorus (1921)
The Land of Hope (1921)
Little Italy (1921)
Dawn of the East (1921)
Hush Money (1921)
A Trip to Paramountown (1922)
Missing Millions (1922)
Anna Ascends (1922)
The Leopardess (1923)
The Snow Bride (1923)
When Ladies Meet (1933)
Beauty for Sale (1933)
Stage Mother (1933)
Broadway to Hollywood (1933)
The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen (1934)
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
Let 'Em Have It (1935)
Three Smart Girls (1936)
Go West, Young Man (1936)
My Man Godfrey (1936)
The Harvester (1936)
Call It a Day (1937)
One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937)
In Old Chicago (1937)
Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (1937)
Goodbye Broadway (1938)
Zenobia (1939)
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)



Alice Brady In Old Chicago (1937).

In A Woman Alone (1917).

In At the Mercy of Men (1918).

With Montagu Love in Bought and Paid For (1916).

With Mickey Rooney and Frank Morgan in Broadway to Hollywood (1933).

In Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)... top picture with Adolphe
Menjou... bottom picture with Gloria Stuart, Joseph
Cawthorn, Adolphe Menjou, and Grant Mitchell.

With George Fawcett and Larry Wheat in Hush Money (1921).

In Lady Tubbs (1935)... top picture with Anita Louise and Douglass
Montgomery... middle picture with Anita Louise, Douglass
Montgomery and Alan Mowbray... bottom picture with Anita Louise.

With Dorothea Wieck and Baby LeRoy in Miss Fane's Baby is Stolen (1934).

With Carole Lombard, Mischa Auer, Eugene Pallette,
and Gail Patrick in My Man Godfrey (1936).

With Conway Tearle in Should Ladies Behave (1933).

With Maureen O'Sullivan in Stage Mother (1933).

Alice Brady and Henry Fonda in Young Mr. Lincoln (1939).