Dinah Shore Overview:

Legendary actress, Dinah Shore, was born Frances Rose Shore on Feb 29, 1916 in Winchester, TN. Shore died at the age of 78 on Feb 24, 1994 in Beverly Hills, CA .


Sweet-faced, strawberry-blonde, healthy-looking American singing star (a child entertainer, as Fanny Rose), whose rich, melodious adult voice captivated record buyers and radio audiences in the early 1940s. Her special appeal never came across in her few films. Married to George Montgomery from 1943 to 1960. A long association with Burt Reynolds, but a decade later was eventually broken off. Died from cancer.

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She was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Radio, Recording and Television. In addition, Shore was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame . Shore was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Appears on a 44¢ USA commemorative postage stamp, issued on Tuesday, August 11th, 2009, in the Early TV Memories issue honoring "The Dinah Shore Show" (1951).

She earned the USO Medallion Award as the first entertainer to visit GIs on the front lines of WWII.

Took the professional name Dinah after the title of a favorite song.

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