May McAvoy

May McAvoy
1899 - 1984

May McAvoy  American Actress


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May McAvoy was previously married to Maurice Cleary (1929 - 1940).

May McAvoy was in relationships with Robert Agnew (1925) and A. Edward Sutherland (1921).


American Actress May McAvoy was born on 8th September, 1899 in New York City, New York USA and passed away on 26th Apr 1984 Los Angeles, California USA aged 84. She is most remembered for The Devil`s Garden (1920). Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

May McAvoy was in an on-screen matchup with Ramon Novarro in Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925).

May McAvoy is a member of the following lists: Actors from New York, American film actors and People from New York City.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating2 96 years, 8 months 48 years, 4 months -
Married1 12 years - -
Total3 96 years, 8 months 36 years, 2 months 12 years


First Name May
Last Name McAvoy
Full Name at Birth May McAvoy
Alternative Name May McAvoy
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th September, 1899
Birthplace New York City, New York USA
Died 26th April, 1984
Place of Death Los Angeles, California USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 4' 11" (150 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Devil`s Garden (1920)
Year(s) Active 1917–1959
Friend Lois Wilson (Best friend and Maid of Honor)

May McAvoy (September 8, 1899 – April 26, 1984) was an American actress who worked mainly during the silent-film era. Some of her major roles are Laura Pennington in The Enchanted Cottage, Esther in Ben-Hur, and Mary Dale in The Jazz Singer.

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May McAvoy84 VirgoActress
Maurice Cleary78 VirgoBusiness
Robert Agnew84 GeminiActor
A. Edward Sutherland78 CapricornFilm Director


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
PatrickMaleMaurice Cleary


Ben-Hur1959Woman in Crowd (uncredited)Movie
Designing Woman1957Boston Wardrobe Woman (uncredited)Movie
Gun Glory1957Woman (uncredited)Movie
Jailhouse Rock1957Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
The Wings of Eagles1957Nurse (uncredited)Movie
Ransom!1956Miss May (uncredited)Movie
The Glass Slipper1955Ball Guest (uncredited)Movie
The Tender Trap1955Visitor to Home Show (uncredited)Movie
Executive Suite1954Grimm's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
The Bad and the Beautiful1952Pebbel's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Mystery Street1950Nurse (uncredited)Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950Member of the JuryTV Show
The Yellow Cab Man1950Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Watch the Birdie1950Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
A Date with Judy1948Dance Attendee (uncredited)Movie
Luxury Liner1948Ship Passenger (uncredited)Movie
The Romance of Rosy Ridge1947Wife (uncredited)Movie
The Unfinished Dance1947Ronsell's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Till the Clouds Roll By1946Well-Wisher after 'Roberta' (uncredited)Movie
Week-End at the Waldorf1945Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Nothing But Trouble1944Servant Seeker (uncredited)Movie
Two Girls and a Sailor1944Dowager (uncredited)Movie
Movie Pests1944Woman Whose Vision Gets Blocked (uncredited)Short Film
Assignment in Brittany1943Nurse (uncredited)Movie
My Tomato1943Gidge's Customer (uncredited)Short Film
Rio Rita1942Hotel Guest (uncredited)Movie
Born to Sing1942Movie
Mr. Blabbermouth!1942Wife (uncredited)Short Film
Love Crazy1941Sanity Hearing Secretary (uncredited)Movie
The Getaway1941Duff's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Ringside Maisie19411st Nurse (uncredited)Movie
1-2-3-Go!1941Miss Jones, nurseShort Film
Main Street on the March!1941Window Shopper (uncredited)Short Film
Sucker List1941Secretary (uncredited)Short Film
Whispers1941Gossip (uncredited)Short Film
Phantom Raiders1940Middle Telephone Operator (uncredited)Movie
Third Finger, Left Hand1940Telephone Operator (uncredited)Movie
Dulcy1940Miss Murphy - Van Dyke's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Two Girls on Broadway1940Chatworth's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
The New Pupil1940Sally's motherShort Film
Stolen Kisses1929May LambertMovie
No Defense1929Ruth HarperMovie
The Lion and the Mouse1928Shirley RossMovie
The Terror1928Olga RedmayneMovie
Caught in the Fog1928The GirlMovie
Little Snob, The1928May BanksMovie
Sunny California1928Short Film
The Jazz Singer1927Mary DaleMovie
If I Were Single1927May HowardMovie
Irish Hearts1927SheilaMovie
Matinee Ladies1927Sallie SmithMovie
Reno Divorce, A1927CarlaMovie
Slightly Used1927Cynthia MartinMovie
The Road to Glory1926Judith AllenMovie
The Fire Brigade1926Helen CorwinMovie
The Passionate Quest1926Rosina VonetMovie
The Savage1926Ysabel AtwaterMovie
My Old Dutch1926Sal GrattonMovie
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925EstherMovie
Lady Windermere's Fan1925Lady WindermereMovie
The Mad Whirl1925Cathleen GillisMovie
The Enchanted Cottage1924Laura PenningtonMovie
The Bedroom Window1924Ruth MartinMovie
Three Women1924Jeannie WiltonMovie
Married Flirts1924May McAvoy (uncredited)Movie
Tarnish1924Letitia TevisMovie
Hollywood1923May McAvoyMovie
Grumpy1923Virginia BullivantMovie
Only 381923Lucy StanleyMovie
West of the Water Tower1923Bee ChewMovie
Clarence1922Cora WheelerMovie
Kick In1922MyrtleMovie
Through a Glass Window1922Jenny MartinMovie
The Top of New York1922Hilda O'ShaunnesseyMovie
A Homespun Vamp1922Meg MackenzieMovie
Everything for Sale1921Helen WainwrightMovie
A Private Scandal1921Jeanne MillettMovie
Sentimental Tommy1921GrizelMovie
A Virginia Courtship1921Prudence FairfaxMovie
My Husband's Other Wife1920Nettie BrysonMovie
The Devil's Garden1920NorahMovie
Forbidden Valley, The1920Morning GloryMovie
The House of the Tolling Bell1920Lucy AtheronMovie
Man and His Woman1920Eve CartierMovie
Sporting Duchess, The1920Mary AylmerMovie
The Truth About Husbands1920Movie
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch1919Australy WiggsMovie
Way of a Woman, The1919Grace LeeMovie
Woman Under Oath, The1919Edith NortonMovie
I'll Say So1918Undetermined Role (uncredited)Movie
A Perfect Lady1918Claire HigginsMovie
To Hell with the Kaiser!1918Wounded GirlMovie
Hate1917May GarvanMovie
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