Appeared in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway. Musical comedy.
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[on Marilyn Monroe
] It may sound peculiar to say so, because she is no longer with us, but we were very close. Once when we were doing that picture How to Marry a Millionaire
(1953) together, I got a call on the set: my younger daughter had had a fall. I ran home and the one person to call was Marilyn. She did an awful lot to boost things up for movies when everything was at a low state; there'll...
In How to Marry a Millionaire
(1953), her character makes a pointed reference to Harry James
while listening to the radio at the lodge (Grable was married to him at the time). The song playing on the radio is "You'll Never Know", from Hello Frisco, Hello
(1943), and was sung in the film by Alice Faye
. It won the Academy Award as Best Song in 1943 (Source: AMPAS).
Blue eyes and pale skin
The Quicksilver Blonde