Grace Bradley Boyd, actress, widow of William ‘Hopalong Cassidy’ Boyd, dies 97

Grace Bradley (September 21, 1913 – September 21, 2010) was a film actress who was active in Hollywood during the 1930s.

Although she actually made one film in 1932 her real film career did not begin until 1933 when she starred in a lead role in the film Too Much Harmony (1933). She was under contract to Paramount Pictures beginning in 1933 and she reportedly had a take home of $150 per week.. In the 1930s she became one of the periods most popular musical stars and her other screen credits include parts in Girl Without a Room (1933), The Cat’s Paw (1934), Anything Goes (1936), Wake Up and Live (1937), Larceney on the Air (1937), and The Big Broadcast of 1938.

During her career she co-starred opposite such notable figures as Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, Alice Faye, Bruce Cabot, William Bendix, Fred MacMurray, Harold Lloyd and W.C. Fields. In May 1937, Bradley submitted to a blind date and met Hopalong Cassidy star William Boyd and the two of them hit it off so well that they were wed in June 1937

Death of Grace Boyd
Grace Bradley Boyd died on her 97th birthday; Tuesday, September 21, 2010. She left no survivors. On Thursday, September 23, 2010 private services were held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, CA. She was interred with her husband there in the Great Mausoleum, Sactuary of Sacred Promise