Leatrice Joy Overview:

Actress, Leatrice Joy, was born Leatrice Joy Zeidler on Nov 7, 1893 in New Orleans, LA. Joy died at the age of 91 on May 13, 1985 in Riverdale, NY .

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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In Remembrance: Gilbert Fountain, 1924 - 2015

By The Lady Eve on Dec 30, 2015 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

Leatrice as a baby, left, and in her golden years One night in January 2010 Turner Classic Movies aired Rediscovering John Gilbert, a 45-minute documentary about the great star of the late silent era. I was aware of Gilbert and recalled that he had failed the transition to talkies because, it was ... Read full article


In Remembrance: Gilbert Fountain, 1924 - 2015

By The Lady Eve on Dec 30, 2015 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

Leatrice as a baby, left, and in her later years One night in January 2010 Turner Classic Movies aired Rediscovering John Gilbert, a 45-minute documentary about the great star of the late silent era. I was aware of Gilbert and recalled that he had failed the transition to talkies because, it was s... Read full article


In Remembrance: Gilbert Fountain, 1924 - 2015

By The Lady Eve on Dec 30, 2015 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

Leatrice as a baby, left, and in her later years One night in January 2010 Turner Classic Movies aired Rediscovering John Gilbert, a 45-minute documentary about the great star of the late silent era. I was aware of Gilbert and recalled that he had failed the transition to talkies because, it was s... Read full article


Silent Movie Time Capsule: John Gilbert’s daughter posed with her mother,

By Fritzi Kramer on Dec 17, 2013 From Movies Silently

Here is a lovely image from 1925 (published in Photoplay) of posing with Leatrice, Jr. Little Leatrice’s father was, of course, John Gilbert. A quick note on the name that mother and daughter share. According to IMDB, Leatrice was going to be Beatrice until her mother remembered t... Read full article


Silent Film Star:

By Dawn on Dec 27, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(November 7, 1893 – May 13, 1985). Actress best known for her work during the early silent film era. Katharine Hepburn, said it was Leatrices performance in, Manslaughter (1922) that had inspired her to become an actress. Filmography: Love Nes... Read full article


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She and John Gilbert had one daughter together, actress Leatrice Joy Gilbert.

Her great-grandson is David Prior, who is an actor, a screenwriter, and a DVD producer.

Interviewed in "Talking to the Piano Player: Silent Film Stars, Writers and Directors Remember" by Stuart Oderman (BearManor Media).

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