Olive Borden

Olive Borden

Born Jul 14, 1906

Olive Borden was an American actress in silent and early talkies. Nicknamed "The Joy Girl", Borden was known for her jet-black hair and overall beauty.

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1906 Birth Olive Borden was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1906. … Read More


1922 15 Years Old Borden began her career as one of the Sennett Bathing Beauties in 1922 and was soon appearing as a vamp in Hal Roach comedy shorts. … Read More
1925 18 Years Old She was signed by Fox after being named a WAMPAS Baby Star in 1925 (along with cousin Natalie Joyce). … Read More
1926 19 Years Old From 1926 until 1930 she had been romantically involved with actor George O'Brien and the press reported they were engaged. … Read More


1927 20 Years Old When Fox cut her salary in 1927, she walked out on her contract. … Read More
1931 24 Years Old Borden had two failed marriages. She married a stockbroker named Theodore Spector in March 1931.
1932 25 Years Old He was arrested for bigamy in 1932 when it was discovered he had married Borden before divorcing his first wife. … Read More
1934 27 Years Old She married her second husband, electrician John Moeller, in 1934. … Read More


1942 35 Years Old In 1942, Borden joined the WAC where she has received an army citation for bravery in turning over an enemy ammunition truck. … Read More


1947 41 Years Old Borden died on October 1, 1947 from a stomach ailment and pneumonia at the age of 41. … Read More
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