Wednesday, June 7, 2017

REMEMBERING JUDY HOLLIDAY

Who died on this date in 1965....Judy Holliday (June 21, 1921 – June 7, 1965) was an American actress, comedian, and singer.

She began her career as part of a nightclub act before working in Broadway plays and musicals. Her success in the 1946 stage production of Born Yesterday as "Billie Dawn" led to her being cast in the 1950 film version for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (click on the 1951 ad).

She appeared regularly in films during the 1950s. She was noted for her performance on Broadway in the musical Bells Are RingingREAD MORE HERE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judy_Holliday

You may also have an interest in REMEMBERING CHRISTOPHER LEE, who died this date in 2015 http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/06/veteran-actor-christopher-lee-has-died.html 

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