WAMPAS Baby Star of 1923.
She was the model for L. Frank Baum's character Betsy Bobbin in "Tik-Tok of Oz", as depicted by John R. Neill.
Boardman was a successful model and was known as the "Eastman Kodak Girl.".
Boardman and King Vidor were scheduled to be married at a double ceremony with John Gilbert and Greta Garbo. Garbo got cold feet and did not show up. Boardman and Vidor did get married at the home of Marion Davies, who gave the bride away.
She had two daughters with King Vidor. Antonia was born in 1927. Belinda was born in June, 1930.