Alice Faye

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Decades: 1940s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alice Jeanne Leppert, 5 May 1912, New York City, New York, USA, d. 9 May 1998, Rancho Mirage, California, USA. An attractive blonde actress and singer, Alice Faye symbolized for many the glamorous 20th Century Fox movies musicals of the 30s and 40s. She was noticed by Rudy Vallee in the Broadway chorus of George White’s Scandals Of 1931, and, after touring and recording with his Connecticut Yankees, she starred with Vallee in the movie George White’s Scandals (1934), making a strong impression with her version of ‘Nasty Man’. She was also cited in Vallee’s divorce trial. Over the next 11 years she made more than 30 films, mostly very appealing musicals such as Poor Little Rich Girl (1936), Sing, Baby, Sing (1936), Stowaway (1936), On The Avenue (1937), In Old Chicago (1938), Alexander’s Ragtime Band (1938), Rose Of Washington Square (1939), Hollywood Cavalcade (1939), Tin Pan Alley (1940), Lillian Russell (1940), That Night In Rio...

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