Mary Eaton
Date of Birth
Jan 29, 1901
Birth Place:
Norfolk, VA


The star of both the 1920 and 1922 editions of the Ziegfeld Follies, blonde Mary Eaton was Florenz Ziegfeld's backup in case his biggest star, Marilyn Miller, proved too recalcitrant. Eaton later replaced Miller as Eddie Cantor's leading lady in the phenomenally successful Kid Boots (1923) and again in 1927 in Sunny. A natural for talking picture stardom, Eaton was teamed with aging Broadway...