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Ginger Rogers

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Biography

1940s publicity portrait

Source: Wikipedia

Ginger Rogers (born Virginia Katherine McMath; July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an American actress, dancer and singer who appeared in films, and on stage, radio, and television throughout much of the 20th century.

Fact file

  • Born: Virginia Katherine McMath July 16, 1911 Independence, Missouri, U.S.
  • Died: April 25, 1995 (aged 83) Rancho Mirage, California, U.S.
  • Resting place: Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Chatsworth, California
  • Occupation: Actress, dancer, singer
  • Years active: 1925–1987
  • Political party: Republican
  • Religion: Christian Science
  • Spouse(s): Jack Pepper (m. 1929–1931; divorced) Lew Ayres (m. 1934–1940; divorced) Jack Briggs (m. 1943–1949; divorced) Jacques Bergerac (m. 1953–1957; divorced) William Marshall (m. 1961–1969; divorced)

Read more about Ginger Rogers at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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