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Born: April 14, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Buffalo, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania
1929:
Began taking singing lessons (date approximate)
1938:
Went to NYC to audition for an opera production; also auditioned for movie producer Joseph Pasternak
1939:
Put under contract by Universal
1939:
Feature debut in the musical "The Under-Pup"
1940:
Starred in "A Little Bit of Heaven", a sequel to her film debut
1941:
Appeared with W C Fields in "Never Give a Sucker an Even Break"
1944:
Featured in the all-star "Follow the Boys"
1944:
First "adult" role, "Reckless Age"
1944:
Had first dramatic part in "Destiny", playing a blind woman
1945:
Last film for Universal "EAsy to Look At"
1945:
Toured the USA as a singer
1947:
Appeared in "Copacabana" with Groucho Marx and Carmen Miranda
1950:
Went blonde for role in "There's a Girl in My Heart"
1961:
Hired by Jerry Lewis for "The Ladies Man"
1963:
Final feature "The Madcaps"
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Went to work at a cosmetics firm

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