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Mitzi Gaynor Overview:

Legendary actress, Mitzi Gaynor, was born Francesca Marlene de Czanyi von Gerber on Sep 4, 1931 in Chicago, IL. As of December 2018, Mitzi Gaynor was 87 years old.

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Gaynor was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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is on Twitter!

By Stephen Reginald on Sep 9, 2016 From Classic Movie Man

is on Twitter! Movie and stage legend joined Twitter this August! The star of the classic movie musicals, There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954), Les Girls (1957), The Joker Is Wild (1957), and probably her most famous role, Esign Nellie Forbush, USN, in S... Read full article


Barbra Streisand + Specials – Tonight on getTV

By Will McKinley on Aug 29, 2016 From Cinematically Insane

Since its launch in February of 2014, getTV has been home to some of the most innovative classic-themed content available on television today. And that trend continues tonight with two rarely seen 1960s variety shows and a brand new special featuring Barbra Streisand in performance. First up at 8 p.... Read full article


More Specials on @TCM Please!

By Will McKinley on May 13, 2014 From Cinematically Insane

“I’m having such a good time!” said to host Robert Osborne last night before Turner Classic Movies’ broadcast of LES GIRLS, the 1957 MGM musical in which she co-stars with Gene Kelly. “That’s why I took the job, because I really wanted to dance with G... Read full article


France Nuyen and at the Screening of South Pacific (1958)

By Raquel Stecher on May 13, 2013 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

My photo On Thursday April 25th, 2013, I attended a special screening of South Pacific (1958) at the pool of the historial Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. It began right after the opening night party and I got to hang out with Jessica of Comet Over Hollywood and Kaci. There were drinks and hors d'o... Read full article


Turner Classic Film Festival: and South Pacific

on Apr 26, 2013 From Comet Over Hollywood

Last night (Thursday, April 25) I saw my first film at the Turner Classic Film Festival: South Pacific. The film was shown poolside at the Roosevelt Hotel and introduced by Ben Mankiewicz with France Nuyen and as special guests. Nuyen told about how she got her role in the film and was ... Read full article


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Mitzi Gaynor Quotes:

Nellie: (singing) If a man don't understand you / If you fly on separate beams / Waste no time, make a change / Ride that man right off your range. / Rub him out of the roll call /And drum him out of your dreams!


Nellie: What a pinhead I was!


Nellie: (singing) I'm gonna wash that man right outa my hair / I'm gonna wash that man right outa my hair / I'm gonna wash that man right outa my hair / And send him on his way.


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Measurements: 35 1/2C-23-37 (in 1953), 36C-21 1/2-36 1/2 (measured in 1956), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

Best performance was arguably her show-stopping appearance at the 39th Academy Awards where her singing and dancing "Georgy Girl" stopped the show. The Academy had a hard time getting the audience to sit down and stop applauding.

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