Which "vamp" silent movie actress had a great aunt who started a Catholic high school for girls?
#115991. Asked by serpa. (Jul 14 10 4:46 PM)
The one and only...Nita Naldi:
Nita was born Nonna Dooley in March 1895.* She was named for her great aunt Mary Nonna Dunphy, who founded The Academy of Holy Angels in Ft. Lee, New Jersey. Not much is known about her parents. Her father Patrick Dooley was born in December 1864, and immigrated from Ireland in 1886. In 1892 he married Julia Cronin, who was born in New York to Irish immigrants.
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