Alice Joyce
Date of Birth
Oct 01, 1889
Birth Place:
Kansas City, MO

Biography

Once billed as "The Madonna of the Screen," Alice Joyce was earning her own living from the age of 13, first as a telephone operator and then as a model. In 1910 she made her film bow at the old Kalem studios. Even in her early 20s, Joyce seemed too mature and intelligent for the standard ingenue roles that were the lot of the other Kalem actresses; by 1916, the year that Kalem was bought up by...