~ Her cousin was actress Natalie Joyce. They worked together in the movie Dance Hall.
~ Columnist Jimmie Fiddler was her first press agent. He said she was "unforgettable for the perfect beauty of her figure".
~ She was five feet, four inches tall and had brown eyes
~ Although the characters she played often smoked cigarettes Olive did not smoke in real life
~ Olive wore a size 2 shoe. Her feet were so small she had to have special shoes made.
~ She loved to swim and play golf
~ Accused murderer Lizzie Borden was one of Olive's distant relatives
~ She could speak French and she knew how to play the piano
~ She was very close to her mother Sibbie. They always lived together until Olive moved to New York City in 1930.
~ Olive had a large collection of dolls
~ When Olive was a child she went to Sacred Heart Catholic grade school in Norfolk, Virginia. She was one of the first students to attend the school when it opened in 1920.