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Also Known As: Died: May 29, 1951
Born: October 29, 1891 Cause of Death: complications from a stroke
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Family moved from Lower East Side of NYC to Newark, NJ, to Brooklyn during Brice's early years
1904:
Made stage debut at Keeney's Theater, Brooklyn
1910:
First appearance in "Ziegfeld Follies"
1921:
Introduced theme song "My Man" in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1921"
1922:
Had nose done and changed name from "Fannie" to "Fanny" (date approximate)
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First created character of Baby Snooks while appearing in the "Ziegfeld Follies"
1926:
Only starring role in a non-musical, "Fanny"
1928:
Film debut in "My Man"
1932:
Made radio debut
1938:
Began 13-year run as Baby Snooks on radio
1946:
Final film appearance in "The Ziegfeld Follies"
1964:
Posthumously portrayed by Barbra Streisand in Broadway musical "Funny Girl" (filmed 1968)

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