Alice Faye

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Actress, Theater Actress, Dancer, Film Actor/Film Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress(1915–1998)
Alice Faye was a Broadway actress and chorus girl who played the mother of Shirley Temple in several films.

Synopsis

Alice Faye was born on May 5, 1915, in New York City. The daughter of a police officer, Faye got her first taste of the stage as a chorus girl, eventually moving to Broadway, film and radio. In 1934, she received her first major film break starring in Scandals. Soon after, she was cast as the youthful mother in several Shirley Temple films. She died in 1998.

Acting Career

Actress and singer Alice Faye was born Alice Jeane Leppert on May 5, 1915, in New York City. The daughter of a police officer, Faye got her first taste of the stage as a chorus girl, eventually moving to Broadway, film and radio. In 1934, she received her first major film break starring in Scandals. Soon after, she was cast as the youthful mother in several Shirley Temple films, endearing her to a wide audience worldwide.

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