Alice Faye (I) (1915–1998)

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As A&E's Biography put it, "She rose from the mean streets of New York's Hell's Kitchen to become the most famous singing actress in the world. When the pressures of fame became too much, she had the courage to leave Hollywood on her own terms". Alice Faye was born Alice Jeanne Leppert in NYC on May 5, 1915. She was to become one of Hollywood's ... See full bio »

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 2017 The Shape of Water (performer: "You'll Never Know", "Hello Frisco")
 2010 Michael Feinstein's American Songbook (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Best Band in the Land (2010) ... (performer: "You'll Never Know", "He Ain't Got Rhythm")
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video documentary) (performer: "Boa Noite (Good-Night)" - uncredited)
 2008 Yes Man (performer: "Yes To You")
 2005 Warm Springs (TV Movie) (performer: "I'll See You In My Dreams")
 1999 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Yours for a Song: The Women of Tin Pan Alley (1999) ... (performer: "I'm in the Mood for Love" - uncredited)
 1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Innocence (1998) ... (performer: "Goodnight My Love" - uncredited)
 1997 Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "But Definitely" (uncredited), "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (uncredited), "Now It Can Be Told" (uncredited), "When the Midnight Choo-Choo Leaves for Alabam'" (uncredited), "Rose of Washington Square" (uncredited), "I'm Sorry I Made You Cry" (uncredited), "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows", "K-K-K-Katy" (uncredited), "He'd Have to Get Under - Get Out and Get Under (To Fix Up His Automobile)")
 1978 The Magic of Lassie (performer: "A Rose Is Not A Rose", "A Rose is Not a Rose")
 1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (performer: "You'll Never Know" (1943))
 1974 Fred Astaire Salutes the Fox Musicals (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "You'll Never Know")
 1974 The 28th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "You're the Cream in My Coffee")
 1970 Myra Breckinridge (performer: "America, I Love You" - uncredited)
 1968 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.6 (1968) ... (performer: "Rose of Washington Square", "Ma Blushin' Rosie", "Blue Skies", "Alexander's Ragtime Band", "You'll Never Know" - uncredited)
- Phil Harris, Alice Faye, Norm Crosby, Julius LaRosa (1968) ... (performer: "Give My Regards to Broadway", "I Don't Care", "The Darktown Strutters' Ball", "You'll Never Know" - uncredited)
 1962 State Fair (performer: "Our State Fair", "Never Say No To A Man", "The Little Things In Texas")
 1959 Beloved Infidel (performer: "Boa Noite (Good-Night)" - uncredited)
 1944 Four Jills in a Jeep (performer: "You'll Never Know" - uncredited)
 1943 The Gang's All Here (performer: "You Discover You're in New York", "Soft Winds", "A Journey to a Star", "No Love, No Nothin'", "The Polka Dot Polka" - uncredited)
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello (performer: "Hello, Frisco!" (uncredited), "By the Watermelon Vine (Lindy Lou)" (uncredited), "You'll Never Know", "Ragtime Cowboy Joe" (uncredited), "Sweet Cider Time, When You Were Mine" (uncredited), "The Dance of the Grizzly Bear" (uncredited), "It's Tulip Time in Holland" (uncredited), "They Always Pick on Me" (uncredited), "Bedelia" (uncredited), "Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?" (uncredited), "By the Light of the Silvery Moon" (uncredited))
 1941 Week-End in Havana ("Tropical Magic", uncredited) / (performer: "Romance and Rhumba", "The Ñango (Nyango)" - uncredited)
 1941 The Great American Broadcast (performer: "I Take to You", "It's All in a Lifetime", "Long Ago Last Night", "Run, Little Raindrop, Run", "Where You Are")
 1941 That Night in Rio (performer: "They Met in Rio (A Midnight Serenade)", "Boa Noite (Good-Night)" - uncredited)
 1940 Tin Pan Alley ("You Say The Sweetest Things (Baby)" (1940), "He'd Have to Get Under - Get Out and Get Under (To Fix Up His Automobile)" (1913), uncredited) / (performer: "You Say The Sweetest Things (Baby)" (1940), "America, I Love You" (1915), "K-K-K-Katy" (1918), "Moonlight Bay" (1912), "The Sheik of Araby" (1921) (uncredited))
 1940 Lillian Russell (performer: "Adored One" (1940), "Blue Lovebird" (1940), "Comin' Thro' the Rye" (uncredited), "Brighten the Corner Where You Are" (1913) (uncredited), "The Band Played On" (1895) (uncredited), "Come Down Ma Evenin' Star" (1902) (uncredited), "Ma Blushin' Rosie" (1900) (uncredited), "After the Ball" (1892) (uncredited))
 1940 Little Old New York (performer: "Who Is the Beau of the Belle Of New York" (1940) - uncredited)
 1939 Barricade ("There'll Be Other Nights" (1939), uncredited)
 1939 Rose of Washington Square (performer: "Rose of Washington Square", "The Vamp" (uncredited), "I'm Sorry I Made You Cry" (uncredited), "Ja-Da" (uncredited), "I'm Just Wild About Harry" (uncredited), "The Curse of an Aching Heart" (uncredited), "I Never Knew Heaven Could Speak", "My Man" (Mon Homme))
 1939 Tail Spin (performer: "Are You in the Mood for Mischief?")
 1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band ("Alexander's Ragtime Band" (1911), "Now It Can Be Told" (1938), uncredited) / (performer: "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (1911) (uncredited), "That International Rag" (1913) (uncredited), "This Is The Life", "This Is the Life" (1914) (uncredited), "When the Midnight Choo-Choo Leaves for Alabam'" (1912) (uncredited), "Blue Skies" (1927) (uncredited), "Remember" (1925) (uncredited), "All Alone" (1924) (uncredited))
 1938 Sally, Irene and Mary (performer: "Got My Mind on Music", "Half Moon on the Hudson" - uncredited)
 1938 In Old Chicago (performer: "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" (1878), "In Old Chicago" (1937), "I'll Never Let You Cry" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 You're a Sweetheart (performer: "You're a Sweetheart")
 1937 You Can't Have Everything ("Afraid to Dream" (1937), uncredited) / (performer: "You Can't Have Everything" (1937), "Danger, Love at Work" (1937), "Please Pardon Us, We're in Love" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 Wake Up and Live (performer: "There's a Lull in My Life", "Wake Up and Live")
 1937 On the Avenue (performer: "He Ain't Got Rhythm" (1937), "This Year's Kisses" (1937), "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" (1937), "Slumming on Park Avenue" (1937) - uncredited)
 1936 Stowaway (performer: "Goodnight, My Love" (1936), "One Never Knows, Does One?" (1936))
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing (performer: "Sing, Baby, Sing", "You Turned the Tables on Me")
 1936 Poor Little Rich Girl (performer: "When I'm with You" (1936), "You've Gotta Eat Your Spinach, Baby" (1936), "But Definitely" (1936), "Military Man" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 King of Burlesque ("Shooting High" (1935), "Whose Big Baby Are You?" (1935)) / (music: "Sweet Georgia Brown" (1925) - uncredited) / (performer: "Shooting High" (1935), "Whose Big Baby Are You?" (1935), "Spreading Rhythm Around" (1935), "I Love to Ride the Horses on a Merry-Go-Round", "Sweet Georgia Brown" (1925) (uncredited))
 1935 Music Is Magic (performer: "Honey Chile", "Love is Smiling at Me", "Music is Magic", "La Locumba")
 1935 Every Night at Eight (performer: "Take It Easy" (uncredited), "Speaking Confidentially", "Song Medley" (uncredited), "Every Night at Eight" (uncredited), "I Feel a Song Coming On" (uncredited))
 1935 George White's 1935 Scandals ("According to the Moonlight" (1935), "It's an Old Southern Custom" (1935), uncredited) / (performer: "According to the Moonlight" (1935), "It's an Old Southern Custom" (1935), "Oh, I Didn't Know" (1935), "Hunkadola" (1935), "O Sole Mio" (1898), "You Belong to Me" (1935) - uncredited)
 1934 365 Nights in Hollywood (performer: "Give Him Love", " (I'd Like to Say) Yes to You", "My Future Star" - uncredited)
 1934 She Learned About Sailors (performer: "Here's the Key to My Heart")
 1934 George White's Scandals (performer: "Nasty Man", "Sweet and Simple", "Hold My Hand", "My Dog Loves Your Dog")
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Other Works:

(1948-54) Radio: Starred with her husband, Phil Harris on NBC Radio's "The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


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Personal Quote:

[on Lux Radio Theatre] The way it went was Lux Soap had a deal with different actresses - I was one - and then they gave you all this publicity - you know. 'So-and-so uses Lux Soap, blah-blah-blah...' and you would have to do so many Lux shows. They would ask you if you wanted to do certain ones. I enjoyed doing those shows. See more »


Following her death, she was interred with her husband Phil Harris at Forest Lawn Mausoleum in Cathedral City, California (near Palm Springs). See more »


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