May McAvoy Overview:

Legendary actress, May McAvoy, was born on Sep 8, 1899 in New York City, NY. McAvoy died at the age of 84 on Apr 26, 1984 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA.



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. McAvoy was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Silent film actress: . Pictures and a movie.

By Dawn Sample on Nov 18, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Lady Windermere's Fan (1925) A silent film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. Which is based on Oscar Wilde's 1893 play Lady Windermere's Fan which was first played that year by Julia Arthur as Lady Windermere and Maurice Barrymore as Lord Darlington. Please click here to watch Silent film: Lady Winder... Read full article

A Tribute to

By Silentfilmfanatic on Nov 13, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

A Tribute to Silent film actress is best remembered for being the leading lady to Al Jolson in The Jazz Singer (1927) and Ramon Novarro in Ben Hur (1925). However, May went on to star in forty films, working for every major Hollywood studio in the 1920’s unt... Read full article

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May McAvoy Quotes:

Mary Dale: [Listening to Jakie cantoring at Yom Kippur services after the death of his father] A jazz singer...singing to his God!

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