Summary: actress who became the leading lady of films in the 1930's and 1940's, who starred in one of the first talkie musicals in 1930's The Playboy of Paris opposite Maurice Chevalier, who appeared in numerous other significant films like American Tragedy, Souls At Sea, Little Women, and Of Human Bondage, and who was married to actor Joel McCrea (her co-star in the 1933 film The Silver Cord) for 57 years until his death in 1990.
Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke
Born: November 26, 1909
Died: March 6, 2004
Location: Norwalk, Connecticut