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Born: September 4, 1930 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Detroit, Michigan
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Moved to California to continue dance studies with same teacher, Mme Etienne
1942:
Member of the corps de ballet of the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera
1946:
Toured in "Song of Norway"
1949:
Breakthrough stage role in the San Francisco stage production of "The Great Waltz"
1950:
Feature film debut, "My Blue Heaven"; adopted stage name of Mitzi Gaynor
1951:
Cast as Lotta Crabtree in the musical biography "Golden Girl"
1954:
Portrayed Eva Tanguay in the fictional biopic "The 'I Don't Care' Girl"
1956:
Appeared opposite Bing Crosby in the remake of "Anything Goes"
1957:
Supported Frank Sinatra as his neglected wife in "The Joker Is Wild"
1958:
Starred in the feature version of the hit stage musical "South Pacific"
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Began appearing as a guest on variety shows
1963:
Last film to date "For Love or Money"
1968:
Headlined her first TV variety special, "Mitzi" (NBC)
1973:
Began five year affiliation with CBS; first special, "Mitzi ... the First Time"
1978:
Last variety special to date, "Mitzi ... What's Hot, What's Not"
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Toured with her nightclub act throughout the 1980s
1989:
Played Reno Sweeney in national tour of "Anything Goes"
1992:
Hosted "Comedy Classics" on the cable channel American Movie Classics (AMC)

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