Blanche Mehaffey
Date of Birth
Jul 28, 1908
Birth Place:
Cincinnati, OH


Blond American screen actress Blanche Mehaffey was voted a 1924 WAMPAS Baby Star by the Hollywood publicists on the strength of a couple of pleasant comedies opposite Glenn Tryon. She later changed her name to Joan Alden -- presumably to escape maudlin melodramas such as Princess from Hoboken (1927) -- but Call of the Wild (1927), opposite second-string canine star Dynamite, was no improvement,...