Grace George in 1903 dressed for role in play "Pretty Polly"
December 25, 1879 Died May 19, 1961 (aged 81)
New York City, New York, USA
Occupation Actress Years active 1894–1951 
Grace George (December 25, 1879 – May 19, 1961) was a prominent American stage actress, who had a long career on Broadway stage and also appeared in two films.
She was born on December 25, 1879. She was married to producer
William A. Brady and was stepmother to his daughter Alice Brady.
George appeared in a silent film called
Tainted Money in 1915. She starred as Esther in the hugely successful 1899 Broadway adaptation of from Ben Hur Lew Wallace's novel. In 1935, she gave an acclaimed performance as Mary Herries in Edward Chodorov's mystery drama,  at the Kind Lady Booth Theatre.
She appeared in the film,
in Johnny Come Lately 1943 with James Cagney. In 1950 she was awarded the Delia Austrian Medal.
She died on May 19, 1961.
Grace George in "Sauce for the Goose," 1911
Grace George married
William A. Brady in 1899. A son William Brady Jr. (1900–1935) was born in 1900. Brady Jr. married the actress Katharine Alexander and had a daughter Barbara Brady who became an actress. Her niece, Maude George, was a silent film character actor who appeared in a number of Erich von Stroheim films.
Who Was Who in the Theatre 1912–1976 (Gale Research Company) compiled from John Parker's original annual publications.
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