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|Also Known As:||Died:||October 12, 1969|
|Born:||April 8, 1912||Cause of Death:||leukemia|
|Birth Place:||Oslo, , NO||Profession:||Cast ... actor skater|
Winner of the Olympic Gold medal in figure skating an impressive three times in a row (1928, 1932, 1936), Henie came to Twentieth Century-Fox shortly after her last win and was built up as a popular star. Nearly a dozen light musical comedies offered the blonde and dimpled Henie plenty of opportunities to don her blades and perform in lavish ice ballets while her leading men beamed and a cast of supporting comics clowned around. When her film career petered out in the mid-1940s she turned to performing in live ice shows.
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