Grable, Betty


Grable, Betty

biographical name

(born Dec. 18, 1916, St. Louis, Mo., U.S.—died July 2, 1973, Santa Monica, Calif.) U.S. film actress. She performed as a chorus-line dancer in 1930s musicals, then was featured in musicals such as Down Argentine Way (1940) and Moon over Miami (1941). Noted for her shapely legs, she became a top star and a favourite pinup girl of U.S. troops in World War II. After the war, she starred in films such as Mother Wore Tights (1947) and How to Marry a Millionaire (1953), but as the film musical fell into decline so did her career.

Variants of GRABLE, BETTY

Grable, Betty orig. Ruth Elizabeth Grable

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