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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), Garbo (2005) and Why Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema (2007). She was married to John Caldwell Fountain, Ernest Gebler, Henry Hart, George Arthur Hoover and Francis Michael Carney. She died on... See full bio »


(age 90) in Connecticut, USA

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Known For

Of Human Hearts
Of Human Hearts Annie Hawks as a Child
Garbo Herself - Interviewee
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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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 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)
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 2001 Greta Garbo: A Lone Star (TV Movie documentary)
Herself (uncredited)
 1980 Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- 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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 2010 Rediscovering John Gilbert (Video documentary short)
 2007 The Dawn of Sound: How Movies Learned to Talk (Video documentary)
Herself - Daughter of John Gilbert (as Leatrice Fountain)

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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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Mother of actors John Fountain and Gideon Fountain. See more »

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