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Actress, Marni Nixon, was born Margaret Nixon McEathron on Feb 22, 1930 in Altadena, CA. Nixon died at the age of 86 on Jul 24, 2016 in New York, NY .

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(1930-2016): The Voice of My Childhood

By Julia on Jul 25, 2016 From Cinema Crossroads

As a child, I learned what it meant to have one’s voice dubbed from Singin’ in the Rain (1952). In the film, chorus girl Kathy Selden (Debbie Reynolds) is secretly called in to dub over the shrill speaking and singing voice of screen diva Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) in order to save the stu... Read full article


1930 – 2016

By Carol Martinheira on Jul 25, 2016 From The Old Hollywood Garden

1930 – 2016 On July 25, 2016 By CarolIn Uncategorized The fantastic has passed away, aged 86. If you don’t recognize the name, you’ll definitely recognize the voice.?Nicknamed ‘Hollywood’s invisible voice’, sh... Read full article


All in the Family: and Andrew Gold

By Annmarie Gatti on Feb 22, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

A Musical Connection: Mother and Son, and Andrew Gold Soprano , who dubbed the singing voices for some of the most iconic songs in musical film history — including My Fair Lady, West Side Story and The King and I — is the mother of ?singer/songwriter Andrew Gold wh... Read full article


Birthday of the Week: (1)

By Beth Daniels on Feb 18, 2014 From Mildred's Fatburgers

Margaret Nixon McEathron, February 22, 1930 Autobiography I Could Have Sung All Night: My StoryBy , Billboard Books, 2006 "The Ghostess with the Mostest"* By the time was 18, she had performed as a violinist, a child actress (The Bashful Bachelor, 19... Read full article


Birthday of the Week: (2)

By Beth Daniels on Feb 18, 2014 From Mildred's Fatburgers

Margaret Nixon McEathron, February 22, 1930 Autobiography I Could Have Sung All Night: My StoryBy , Billboard Books, 2006 "The Ghostess with the Mostest"* By the time was 18, she had performed as a violinist, a child actress (The Bashful Bachelor, 1942)... Read full article


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Also dubbed the singing voice of Anita (Rita Moreno) in West Side Story (1961) for the song "Tonight" when Betty Wand developed bronchitis at the last moment.

Of her three children, Andrew Gold is a rock musician, composer and producer; daughter Martha Gold Carr is a psychologist; and Melanie Gold is a singer and songwriter.

Children with Ernest Gold: Andrew Gold, Martha Gold Carr (b. July 22, 1953), and Melanie Gold.

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