Starred in "Coco" on US tour of New England states.
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5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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[on being asked in 1943 what a girl needs to be a movie star] Intelligence, adaptability and talent. And by talent I mean the capacity for hard work. Lots of girls come here with little but good looks. Beauty is a valuable asset, but it is not the whole cheese.
For the "Cheek to Cheek" number in Top Hat
(1935), she wanted to wear an elaborate blue dress heavily decked out with ostrich feathers. When director Mark Sandrich
and Fred Astaire
saw the dress, they knew it would be impractical for the dance. Sandrich suggested that Rogers wear the white gown she had worn performing "Night and Day" in The Gay Divorcee
(1934). Rogers walked off the set, finally ...