Sally O'Neil (Virginia Louise Concepta Noonan)

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Bayonne, New Jersey, USA
Cute-as-a-button and diminutive in size, Sally O'Neil (sometimes billed as Sally O'Neill), was one of 11 children born to a judge in 1908 in Bayonne, New Jersey. Another sister would also become a well-known actress, Molly O'Day. Sally was educated in a convent and started in vaudeville where she was billed as "Chotsie Noonan" (her real name was Virginia Louise Concepta Noonan). She started in silent films at age 17 and found a penchant for playing unassuming street orphans along the lines of Mary Pickford in lightweight comedies, and later as flashy fun girls in the Clara Bow mold. Read more...


Character: Performer in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' & 'Meet My Sister' Numbers

The Show of Shows 1929

Character: Margie Callahan

The Sophomore 1929

Character: Erie McCadden

Girl on the Barge 1929