Mae Murray (May 10, 1889 – March 23, 1965) was an actress, dancer, film producer, and screenwriter. Mae Murray once stated, "Once you become a star, you are always a star," those words she believed in for the rest of her life. Even though her final performance in films was in (1931).
Murray made her a singing debut with the song "Comin' Through the Rye. Adolph Zukor, of Paramount spotted her in the (1915) version of the Ziegfeld Follies, in which she impersonated "Mary Pickford".
She performed in two films with Valentino. Most of her films, had dance numbers made just for her, written and produced by her third husband, Robert Z. Leonard. She is best known for her performance in the film The Merry Widow(1925).
May Murray: Fun Facts
She believed that she discovered Rudolph Valentino by giving him a role in her film The Delicious Little Devil (1919).
While shopping at Tiffany's, she paid for her jewelry with tiny bags filled with gold dust.