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Vivian Brady

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Second child and 1st daughter of Super Dish champion Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen. Her parents wedded in ’09 2009, 3 years before she was created. She followed her mother on the business visit to Paris, France when she was simply six months older. She has a mature brother called Benjamin Rein Brady. Her dad previously experienced a son called John Edward Thomas Moynahan from a earlier romantic relationship with Bridget Moynahan.

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Full Name Vivian Lake Brady
Date Of Birth December 5, 2012
Place Of Birth Boston, MA
Profession Family Member
Parents Gisele Bündchen, Tom Brady
Siblings Benjamin Brady, John Edward Thomas Moynahan
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1Broadway star Alice Brady appeared in more than 50 silent films and didn't make her talkie debut until 1933.
2Her son Donald died in Los Angeles on January 17, 1942 at age 19.
3Is one of 22 Oscar-winning actresses to have been born in the state of New York. The others are Teresa Wright, Anne Revere, Celeste Holm, Claire Trevor, Judy Holliday, Shirley Booth, Susan Hayward, Patty Duke, Anne Bancroft, Barbra Streisand, Jane Fonda, Lee Grant, Beatrice Straight, Whoopi Goldberg, Mercedes Ruehl, Marisa Tomei, Mira Sorvino, Susan Sarandon, Jennifer Connelly, Melissa Leo and Anne Hathaway.
4Biography in "Actresses of a Certain Character: Forty Familiar Hollywood Faces from the Thirties to the Fifties" by Nils Axel Nissen.
5Was the 11th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for In Old Chicago (1937) at The 10th Academy Awards on March 10, 1938.
6Gave birth to her only child at age 29, a son Donald William Crane on March 10, 1922. Child's father was her ex-husband, James Crane.
7Although best remembered for her comic performances as socially ambitious mothers (My Man Godfrey (1936)), she often played serious roles, among them Lavinia Mannon in the original Broadway production of Eugene O'Neill's "Mourning Becomes Electra".
8Died of a virulent cancer five days before what would have been her 47th birthday.
9Due to a broken ankle she was not able to attend The 10th Annual Academy Awards in which she won Best Supporting Actress for In Old Chicago (1937). During the ceremony an unidentified man walked up to the podium and accepted the award on her behalf. When she called the Academy to say that she had not received her Oscar, it was revealed that the man was had been an impostor who had crashed the party, accepted her award and walked off with it. Brady passed away before the Academy could issue a replacement. Neither the stolen Oscar nor the man who walked away with it were ever heard from again.
10Daughter of Broadway producer William A. Brady who was also involved in filmmaking and was head of the World Film Corporation (191?-1918). He was involved in an early fight against censorship in 1919 (not too ably) as president of the National Association of the Motion Picture Industry.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Young Mr. Lincoln1939Abigail Clay
Zenobia1939Mrs. Carter
Joy of Living1938Minerva
Goodbye Broadway1938Molly Malloy
In Old Chicago1937Molly O'Leary
Merry-Go-Round of 19381937Aunt Hortense
One Hundred Men and a Girl1937Mrs. Frost
Mr. Dodd Takes the Air1937Mme. Sonia Moro
Call It a Day1937Muriel West
Mama Steps Out1937Ada Cuppy
Three Smart Girls1936Mrs. Lyons
Mind Your Own Business1936Melba Shanks
Go West Young Man1936Mrs. Struthers
My Man Godfrey1936Angelica Bullock
The Harvester1936Mrs. Biddle
Metropolitan1935Ghita Galin
Lady Tubbs1935Henrietta Tubbs
Let 'em Have It1935Aunt Ethel
Gold Diggers of 19351935Mrs. Prentiss
The Gay Divorcee1934Aunt Hortense
Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen1934Molly Prentiss
Should Ladies Behave1933Laura Merrick
Stage Mother1933Katherine 'Kitty' Lorraine
Beauty for Sale1933Mrs. Henrietta Sherwood
Broadway to Hollywood1933Lulu Hackett
When Ladies Meet1933Bridget
The Snow Bride1923Annette Leroux
The Leopardess1923Tiare
Anna Ascends1922Anna Ayyob
Missing Millions1922Mary Dawson
Hush Money1921Evelyn Murray
Dawn of the East1921Countess Natalya
Little Italy1921Rosa Mascani
The Land of Hope1921Marya Nisko
Out of the Chorus1921Florence Maddis
The New York Idea1920Cynthia Karslake
A Dark Lantern1920Katherine Dereham
Sinners1920Mary Horton
The Fear Market1920Sylvia Stone
His Bridal Night1919Vi / Tiny Playfair (twins)
The Redhead1919Dazil Mellows
Marie, Ltd.1919Drina Hilliard
The End of the Road1919
The World to Live In1919Rita Charles
The Indestructible Wife1919Charlotte Ordway
In the Hollow of Her Hand1918Hetty Castleton
Her Great Chance1918Lola Gray
The Better Half1918Louise / Beatrix Thorley (twins)
The Death Dance1918Flora Farnsworth
The Whirlpool1918Isabele Corbyn, aka Bella Cavello
The Ordeal of Rosetta1918Rosetta / Lola Gelardi (twins)
At the Mercy of Men1918Vera Souroff
The Trap1918Doris Shaw
The Spurs of Sybil1918Sybil Drew
The Knife1918Kate Tarleton
Woman and Wife1918Jane Eyre
Her Silent Sacrifice1917Arlette
A Maid of Belgium1917Adoree
Betsy Ross1917Betsy Griscom
A Self-Made Widow1917Sylvia
The Divorce Game1917Florence, Viscountess de Sallure
Maternity1917Ellen Franklin
Darkest Russia1917Ilda Barosky
The Dancer's Peril1917Mother Daughter
A Hungry Heart1917Frou Frou (Gilberte Brigarde)
A Woman Alone1917Nellie Waldron
Bought and Paid For1916Vivian Blaine
The Gilded Cage1916Princess Honore
Miss Petticoats1916Miss Petticoats
La vie de Bohème1916Mimi
Tangled Fates1916/IJane Lawson
Then I'll Come Back to You1916Barbara Allison
The Woman in 471916Viola Donizetti
The Ballet Girl1916Jenny Pearl
The Rack1915Mrs. Gordon
The Lure of Woman1915Katie O'Day
The Cup of Chance1915ShortHope
The Boss1915Emily Griswold
As Ye Sow1914Dora Leland

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In Old Chicago1937performer: "Sweet Genevieve" 1869, "The Irish Washerwoman" - uncredited
Mr. Dodd Takes the Air1937performer: "O Mio Fernando" - uncredited
Metropolitan1935performer: "Gypsy Song" - uncredited
Should Ladies Behave1933"Lovely Lady"
Stage Mother1933performer: "Any Little Girl, That's a Nice Little Girl, Is the Right Little Girl for Me"
Broadway to Hollywood1933performer: "We Are the Two Hacketts" 1933 - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breakdowns of 19371937ShortHerself
A Trip to Paramountown1922Documentary shortHerself
Screen Snapshots, Series 1, No. 141920Documentary shortHerself
Alice Brady in a Liberty Loan Appeal1918ShortHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Biography1999-2001TV Series documentaryHerself / Molly O'Leary
Boom! Hollywood's Greatest Disaster Movies2000Video documentary
The Laurel and Hardy Show1986TV SeriesEmily Carter (1986)
Henry Fonda: The Man and His Movies1982TV Movie documentaryActress in 'Young Mr. Lincoln' (uncredited)
Screen Snapshots Series 21, No. 21941Short

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 8 February 1960. At 6201 Hollywood Blvd.
1938OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Supporting RoleIn Old Chicago (1937)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1937OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Supporting RoleMy Man Godfrey (1936)


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