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Ethel Merman

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Biography

Source: Wikipedia

Ethel Merman (January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was an American actress and singer. Known primarily for her voice and roles in musical theatre, she has been called "the undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage."

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  • Born: Ethel Agnes Zimmermann January 16, 1908 Queens, New York, U.S.
  • Died: February 15, 1984 (aged 76) Manhattan, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Brain cancer
  • Education: P.S. 4 William Cullen Bryant High School
  • Occupation: Actress, singer
  • Years active: 1930-1982
  • Political party: Republican
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Spouse(s): William Smith (m. 1940; div. 1941) Robert Levitt, Sr. (m. 1941; div. 1952) Robert Six (m. 1953; div. 1960) Ernest Borgnine (m. 1964; div. 1964)
  • Children: 2

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One of the most popular figures on the Food Network is Ree Drummond, who loves butter, basset hounds and Ethel Merman. The bestselling cookbook author and the figure behind the top-rated cooking show, not to mention Pioneer Woman magazine, tells Alina Cho, "I'm not a trained chef … I really ...

Russell Nype, Two-Time Tony-Winning Actor, Dies at 98
NY Times Theater, 2018-06-04 17:44:26
Mr. Nype sang with an ebullient baritone and won Tony Awards for performing alongside Elaine Stritch in “Goldilocks” and Ethel Merman in “Call Me Madam.”

Oral History: Making ‘Jumanji’ With Robin Williams
NY Times Movies, 2017-11-02 14:00:05
The director Joe Johnston and cast mates like Bonnie Hunt recall how the actor lightened up the set with Ethel Merman riffs during a demanding shoot.

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