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Ann Miller

Ann Miller

  • Easter Parade (1948) April 20 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Stage Door (1937) May 12 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Radio City Revels (1938) May 21 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Deep In My Heart (1954) May 27 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Hit The Deck (1955) May 28 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: January 22, 2004
Born: April 12, 1923 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Chireno, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Began tap dancing at age five (date approximate)
1937:
Lied about her age (by adding four years) and landed a seven-year contract with RKO; gained attention with a supporting role in "Stage Door"
1938:
Appeared with the Marx Brothers in "Room Service"
1938:
Loaned to Columbia for "You Can't Take It With You"
1939:
Broadway debut in George White's "Scandals of 1939"
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Set a record in the early 1940s for the fastest tap-dancing, producing over 500 tap sounds in one minute
1940:
On loan to Republic, co-starred in "Melody Ranch" and "Hit Parade of 1941"
1948:
Signed with MGM; first film there, "Easter Parade"
1949:
Co-starred in "On the Town"
1953:
Played Lois Lane/Bianca in the film version of "Kiss Me Kate"
1956:
Last films, "The Opposite Sex" and "The Great American Pastime"
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Made frequent appearances in nightclubs and in television variety specials and series throughout the late 1950s and 1960s
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Was one of the replacement stars of the Broadway musical, "Mame"; later toured with the show (1970-71)
1970:
Made classic Heinz "Great American Soup" commercial written by Stan Freberg
1974:
Played Reno Sweeney in a tour of "Anything Goes"
1976:
Again toured in "Anything Goes"
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Appeared in a tour of the stage comedy "Cactus Flower"
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Starred on Broadway in "Sugar Babies"
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Toured in "Sugar Babies"
1989:
Took "Sugar Babies" to London
1994:
Was one of the hosts of the compilation documentary looking back at the MGM movie musical, "That's Entertainment! III"
1998:
Played Carlotta Campion in a revival of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical "Follies" at the Paper Mill Playhouse
1999:
Had featured role in the David Lynch-directed pilot "Mulholland Drive"; when ABC passed on series, Lynch shot additional footage and turned project into feature film; screened at Cannes in 2001; released theatrically in USA in 2001

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