Betty Grable

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Decades: 1940s 1990s 2000s

Biography

Ruth Elizabeth Grable, 18 December 1916, St. Louis Missouri, USA, d. 2 July 1973, Santa Monica, California, USA. An actress, singer and dancer in movie musicals of the 30s, 40s and early 50s. A beautiful blonde with a peaches-and-cream complexion, during World War II the famous picture of her wearing a white bathing suit displaying her shapely legs (which were reportedly insured for a million dollars) and looking over her right shoulder, was pinned up on servicemen’s lockers the world over. Encouraged by her mother, Grable began to take singing and dancing lessons while she was still very young, and she was part of the chorus in musical films such as Let’s Go Places, New Movietone Follies Of 1930, and Whoopee! while still in her early teens. During the 30s, sometimes under the name of Frances Dean, she played roles of varying importance (but never starring ones) in a several comedies such as Hold ’Em Jail and The Nitwits, and musicals which included...

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