About Grace George
Grace George (December 25, 1879 – May 19, 1961) was a Broadway stage actress. She was married to producer William A. Brady and was stepmother to his daughter Alice Brady. George appeared in only two films, a silent called Tainted Money in 1915 and Johnny Come Lately in 1943 with James Cagney. She starred as Esther in the hugely successful 1899 Broadway adaptation Ben Hur from Lew Wallace's novel.
Grace George married William A. Brady in 1899. A son William Brady Jr. (1900–1935) was born in 1900. Brady Jr. married the actress Katharine Alexander and had a daughter Barbara Brady who became an actress. Her niece, Maude George, was a silent film character actor who appeared in a number of Erich von Stroheim films.