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Singing Thespians

by ilovecarygrant created on Aug 23, 2012 (a list of 16 people )
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A song in their hearts and some dance too!!!!!
1. Gene Autry
Orvon Grover Autry (September 29, 1907 - October 2, 1998), better known as Gene Autry, was an American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television for more than three decades beginning in the 1930s. Autry was also owner of the Los Angeles/California Ange... read more...
2. Bing Crosby
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby (May 3, 1903 - October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark bass-baritone voice made him one of the best-selling recording artists of the 20th century, with over half a billion records in circulation.A multimedia star, from 1934 to 1954 Bing Crosb... read more...
3. Gene Kelly
Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly (August 23, 1912 - February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director and producer, and choreographer. Kelly was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks and the likeable characters that he played on screen.Although he is known... read more...
4. Donald O'Connor
Donald David Dixon Ronald O'Connor (August 28, 1925 - September 27, 2003) was an American dancer, singer, and actor who came to fame in a series of movies in which he co-starred alternately with Gloria Jean, Peggy Ryan, and Francis the Talking Mule. He is best known today for his role as Gene Kelly'... read more...
5. Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 - June 22, 1987) was an American film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer and actor. His stage and subsequent film career spanned a total of 76 years, during which he made 31 musical films. He was named the fifth Greatest Male Star o... read more...
6. Maurice Chevalier
Maurice Auguste Chevalier (September 12, 1888 - January 1, 1972) was a French actor, singer, and popular vaudeville entertainer. He is noted as a Sprechgesang performer. Chevalier's signature songs included "Louise", "Mimi", "Valentine", and "Thank Heaven for Little Girls". His trademark was a boate... read more...
7. Julie Andrews
Dame Julie Elizabeth Andrews, DBE (ne Julia Wells;[1] born 1 October 1935)[2] is an English film and stage actress, singer, and author. She is the recipient of Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy, BAFTA, People's Choice Award, Theatre World Award, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award honours. In 2000 she w... read more...
8. Judy Garland
Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 - June 22, 1969) was an American actress and singer. Through a career that spanned 45 of her 47 years and for her renowned contralto vocal range, she attained international stardom as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist... read more...
9. Doris Day
Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1924) is an American actress, singer and, since her retirement from show business, an animal rights activist. With an entertainment career that spanned through almost 50 years, Day started her career as a big band singer in 1939, but only began to ... read more...
10. Frank Sinatra
Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (pronounced /sɨˈnɑːtrə/; December 12, 1915 - May 14, 1998) was an American singer and actor.Beginning his musical career in the swing era with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, Sinatra became an unprecedentedly successful solo artist in the early to mid-1940... read more...
11. Shirley Temple
Shirley Jane Temple (born April 23, 1928), later known as Shirley Temple Black, is an American film and television actress, singer, dancer, autobiographer, and former U.S. Ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia. She began her film career in 1932 at the age of four (thought by the public to be three)... read more...
12. Al Jolson
Al Jolson (May 26, 1886 - October 23, 1950) was an American singer, comedian and actor. In his heyday, he was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer". He was born in the Russian Empire (the part which is now in Lithuania) and emigrated to America at the age of five with his Jewish parents.His perf... read more...
13. Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds (born April 1, 1932) is an American actress, singer, and dancer.She was initially signed at age 16 by Warner Bros., but her career got off to a slow start. When her contract was not renewed, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) gave her a small, but significant part in the film Three Littl... read more...
14. Carmen Miranda
Carmen Miranda, GCIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaɾmẽȷ̃ miˈɾɐ̃dɐ] 9 February 1909 - 5 August 1955) was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, Broadway actress and Hollywood film star popular in the 1940s and 1950s. She was, by some accounts, the highest-earning woman in the Unit... read more...
15. Pat Boone
Pat Boone (born Charles Eugene Boone on June 1, 1934) is an American singer, actor and writer who was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. He covered black artists' songs (when part of the country was segregated) and sold more copies than his black counterpa... read more...
16. Donald O'Connor
Donald David Dixon Ronald O'Connor (August 28, 1925 - September 27, 2003) was an American dancer, singer, and actor who came to fame in a series of movies in which he co-starred alternately with Gloria Jean, Peggy Ryan, and Francis the Talking Mule. He is best known today for his role as Gene Kelly'... read more...