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Alice Fleming

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Alice Fleming
Alice Fleming as The Duchess and 'Bobby Blake as Little Beaver in the Republic Pictures Red Ryder western feature-film series.
Born
Alice Fleming

(1882-08-09)August 9, 1882
DiedDecember 6, 1952(1952-12-06) (aged 70)
New York City, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1920s-1962
Spouse(s)Clarence V. Everett (1910-?)
William Day

Alice Fleming, (August 9, 1882 - December 6, 1952) was a character actress in many films who also enjoyed considerable success on Broadway.[1] She is best remembered as the Duchess, Wild Bill Elliott’s aunt in the Republic Pictures' Red Ryder Western features.[2]

Biography

Born in Brooklyn, New York,[3] Fleming was the leading actress with the Harry Davis,[4] Baker,[5] and Percy G. Williams stock companies.[6] Her Broadway credits included When We Are Married (1939), Window Shopping (1938), 30 Days Hath September (1938), Stick-in-the-Mud (1935), One More Honeymoon (1934), The Pelican (1925), Thrills (1925), So this is Politics (Strange Bedfellows) (1924), The Lullaby (1923), Morphia (1923), The Masked Woman (1922), and As Ye Mould (1921).[7]

Fleming appeared in several silent films, usually playing a young society matron. In the 1921 film His Greatest Sacrifice, she played William Farnum's wife.[8] Her final film was Storm Over Lisbon (1944).[6]

In 1910, Fleming married real estate agent Clarence V. Everett.[9] She later married William Day. She died on December 6, 1952, in New York City.[6]

Filmography

See also

References

  1. ^ Magers, Boyd and Fitzgerald, Michael G., Westerns Women: Interviews with 50 Leading Ladies of Movie and Television, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina and London, p.225. ISBN 978-0-7864-2028-5
  2. ^ The Character Actresses, Alice Fleming, The Old Coral
  3. ^ Alice Fleming, Movies & TV, The New York Times [1]
  4. ^ "Principal players who will be found in the new Harry Davis Stock Company at Grand Opera House". The Pittsburgh Press. December 19, 1915. p. 60. Retrieved September 20, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Alice Fleming at the Baker". The Oregon Daily Journal. Oregon, Portland. January 8, 1911. p. 30. Retrieved September 20, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ a b c "Alice Fleming". The New York Times. December 7, 1952. p. 89. Retrieved September 20, 2020 – via ProQuest.
  7. ^ "Alice Fleming". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on September 20, 2020. Retrieved September 20, 2020.
  8. ^ Alice Fleming Biography, Fandango
  9. ^ "Alice Fleming leaves stage; is now bride". The Oregon Daily Journal. Oregon, Portland. November 10, 1910. p. 14. Retrieved September 20, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
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