Job Actress, dancer, singer
Years active 1929-1973
Top Roles Loco Dempsey, Freddie, Betty, Lily Blane, Kathryn 'Kay' Latimer, also called Miss Adams
Top GenresMusical, Comedy, Romance, Drama, War, Action
Top TopicsRomance (Comic), Pre-Code Cinema, Based on Play
Top Collaborators (Director), (Producer), (Producer), (Producer)
Shares birthday with George Stevens, Lynn Bari, Gladys Cooper  see more..

Betty Grable Overview:

Legendary actress, Betty Grable, was born Elizabeth Ruth Grable on Dec 18, 1916 in St. Louis, MO. Grable died at the age of 56 on Jul 2, 1973 in Santa Monica, CA and was laid to rest in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, CA.

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Betty Grable's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #68 on Feb 15, 1943. Grable was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

5 Things You May Not Know about

By minooallen on Dec 18, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

5 Things You May Not Know about ? Like that today would have been her birthday. Happy 101th Birthday to the legend ! ….. 1.) That Stage Mother Tho I couldn’t find a photo of Grable as a child, but I did one of Grable with her children. So, I was close. If Betty G... Read full article


, Happy Birthday, to the Queen of Dance and Glamor! Born December 18th; 1916-1973

By C. S. Williams on Dec 19, 2013 From Classic Film Aficionados

Classic Film Aficionados ?? She was beautiful, could dance, could sing, (did I mention beautiful?) act and most all make you glad you watched her movie. What else could one ask for? She was the total package, a true star, with varied talents, and a knack for being in fun-filled film-projects. She w... Read full article


, Happy Birthday, to the Queen of Dance and Glamor! Born December 18th; 1916-1973 (4)

By C. S. Williams on Dec 18, 2013 From Classic Film Aficionados

? ? She was beautiful, could dance, could sing, (did I mention beautiful?) act and most all make you glad you watched her movie. What else could one ask for? She was the total package, a true star, with varied talents, and a knack for being in fun-filled film-projects. She was beautiful, could da... Read full article


, Happy Birthday, to the Queen of Dance and Glamor! Born December 18th; 1916-1973

By C. S. Williams on Dec 18, 2013 From Classic Film Aficionados

? ? She was beautiful, could dance, could sing, (did I mention beautiful?) act and most all make you glad you watched her movie. What else could one ask for? She was the total package, a true star, with varied talents, and a knack for being in fun-filled film-projects. She was beautiful, could da... Read full article


: Pin Up Girl (1944)

By Christina Stewart on Apr 24, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

singing, “You’re My Little Pin Up Girl” singing, “You’re My Little Pin Up Girl” “You’re my little pin up girl, Honestly you are, To me you have the grace of an angel, The face of a movie star, You’re my little pin up g... Read full article


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Betty Grable Quotes:

Loco Dempsey: I wouldn't mind marrying a Vanderbilt?
Pola Debevoise: Or Mr. Cadillac.
Schatze Page: No such person. I checked.
Loco Dempsey: Is there a Mr. Texaco?


Jill Lynn: The trouble with you is you pretend you don't care about things, but you do.


Tommy Lundy: Will you come into my dressing room? Said the spider to the fly.
Pat Lambert: Oh, thank you, Mr. Spider, but I'm very, very shy.


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In Italy, her films were often dubbed by Rosetta Calavetta and Dhia Cristiani. She was occasionally dubbed by Lidia Simoneschi and Clelia Bernacchi.

Suffered from "demophobia" (fear of crowds)

Was one of the 20 original The Goldwyn Girls, among whom were Lucille Ball, Virginia Bruce, Ann Dvorak and Paulette Goddard.

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