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Carmen Miranda

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Previous star: Peggy Knudsen

Biography

Miranda, published by New York Sunday News (1941)

Source: Wikipedia

Carmen Miranda, GCIH • OMC (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaɾmẽȷ̃ miˈɾɐ̃dɐ], 9 February 1909 – 5 August 1955) was a Portuguese Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress, and film star who was popular from the 1930s to the 1950s.

Fact file

  • Born: Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha 9 February 1909 Marco de Canaveses, Portugal
  • Died: 5 August 1955 (aged 46) Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Heart attack
  • Resting place: São João Batista Cemetery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Other names: The Brazilian Bombshell The Chiquita Banana Girl A Pequena Notável (in Brazil)
  • Education: Convent of Saint Therese of Lisieux
  • Occupation: Singer, dancer, actress
  • Years active: 1928–1955
  • Spouse(s): David Alfred Sebastian (m. 1947–55)
  • Relatives: Aurora Miranda (sister)
  • Website: www.carmenmiranda.com.br

Read more about Carmen Miranda at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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