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Leatrice Joy Gilbert (1924–2015)

Leatrice Joy Gilbert was born on September 6, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Of Human Hearts (1938), Why Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema (2007) and Garbo (2005). She was married to Henry Hart and John Fountain. She died on January 20, 2015 in Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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(age 90) in Connecticut, USA
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Known For

Of Human Hearts
Of Human Hearts Annie Hawks as a Child
(1938)
Garbo
Garbo Herself - Interviewee
(2005)
The Dawn of Sound: How Movies Learned to Talk
The Dawn of Sound: How Movies Learned to Talk Herself - Daughter of John Gilbert
(2007)

Filmography

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 1944 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Girl (uncredited)
 1944 Kismet
Rallah - Water Bearer (uncredited)
 1943 A Guy Named Joe
Woman in Chinese Restaurant (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Madman
Katy Chotnick (uncredited)
 1942 Reunion in France
Girl (uncredited)
 1942 Random Harvest
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1942 Calling Dr. Gillespie
Girl at School (uncredited)
 1942 We Were Dancing
Woman (uncredited)
 1938 Of Human Hearts
Annie Hawks as a Child
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 2003 Complicated Women (TV Movie documentary) (deep and sincere appreciation - as Leatrice Joy Gilbert Fountain)
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 2010 Rediscovering John Gilbert (Video documentary short)
Herself
 2007 The Dawn of Sound: How Movies Learned to Talk (Video documentary)
Herself - Daughter of John Gilbert (as Leatrice Fountain)
 2007 Why Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema (Documentary)
Herself (as Leatrice Gilbert Fountain)
 2006 The Woman with the Hungry Eyes (Documentary)
Herself (scenes deleted)
 2005 Garbo (Documentary)
Herself - Interviewee (as Leatrice Fountain)
 2001 Greta Garbo: A Lone Star (TV Movie documentary)
Herself (uncredited)
 1980 Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself
- Star Treatment (1980) ... Herself (as Leatrice Gilbert Fountain)
 1967 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Episode #6.137 (1967) ... Herself - Guest (as Leatrice Fountain)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book (biography of her father), "Dark Star: The Untold Story of the Meteoric Rise and Fall of Legendary Silent Screen Star John Gilbert, " by Leatrice Gilbert Fountain. St. Martin's Press, 1985. ISBN 0312182759(Currently out-of-print.)

Alternate Names:

Leatrice Gilbert Fountain | Leatrice Joy Gilbert Fountain | Leatrice Fountain | Leatrice Gilbert
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Trivia:

The min-documentary "Rediscovering John Gilbert" (2010) features the last on-camera interview with John Gilbert's daughter and biographer, Leatrice Gilbert Fountain (aka Leatrice Joy Gilbert). The short film, directed and produced by Jeffrey Vance along with producing partner Tony Maietta, has aired on the Turner Classic Movies cable channel and is available on home video. See more »

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