Alice Faye

Faye in trailer for “The Gang’s All Here,” 1943

Birth Name: Alice Jeanne Leppert

Date of Birth: May 5, 1915

Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Death: May 9, 1998

Place of Death: Rancho Mirage, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: German, Irish

Alice Faye was an American actress and singer.

She was the daughter of Alice, who worked for the Mirror Chocolate Company, and Charles Christopher Leppert, a police officer. She was married to actor, comedian, musician, and songwriter Phil Harris, until his death, with whom she had three children.

Alice’s paternal grandfather was Rudolph Leppert (the son of Johannes P. Leppert and Wilheminia Uber). Rudolph was German.

Alice’s paternal grandmother was Caroline Augusta Kipp (the daughter of Charles Kipp and Anna Caroline Westendorf). Caroline was of German descent.

Alice’s maternal grandfather was named William J. Moffitt/Moffet.

Alice’s maternal grandmother was named Jane/Jennie Lawder.

Source: Alice Faye on the 1915 New York State Census –


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