May Boley in Fighting Caravans (1931)
May Blossom Boley
May 29, 1881
|Died||January 7, 1963 (aged 81)|
|Lt. Frederick Lindsley Nicholson (1901-?)|
Besides being an actress, Boley was a dancer. An article in an 1898 issue of a newspaper commented on "the grace with which she accomplished a difficult solo dance". In 1900, she was a member of the Alice Nielsen Opera Company. Her last stage appearance in New York was in the musical Jubilee. As a singer in the musical Hit the Deck (1927), Boley introduced the popular song "Hallelujah".
Boley starred in The Great Pie Mystery (1931) with Harry Gribbon, Alma Bennett, Harry Myers, Dick Stewart, George Gray and Julia Griffith;Hail, the Princess (1930) with Monte Collins and Alma Bennett;Beneath the Law (1929) with Bobby Clark and Paul McCullough; and Richard Carle in "The Warrior" (1928) with James Sullivan. She also starred in The Women (1939), and Dangerous Curves (1929) as Mrs Spinelli.
On August 2, 1901, in New York City, Boley married Lieutenant Frederick Lindsley Nicholson, a British Army officer from Putney Hill, London, England.
On January 7, 1963, Boley died in Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital following a long illness. She was 81.
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