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Ivie Anderson (1904–1949)

Ivie Anderson was born on July 10, 1904 in Gilroy, California, USA as Ivie Smith. She was married to Walter Collins. She died on December 28, 1949 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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 2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Best Friends (2005) ... (performer: "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")
 1994 Corrina, Corrina (performer: "IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)")
 1937 A Day at the Races (performer: "All God's Chillun Got Rhythm" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 The Hit Parade (performer: "I've Got to be a Rough Cutter")
 1933 A Bundle of Blues (Short) (performer: "Stormy Weather" - as Ivy Anderson)
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 1943 Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1941 Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat (Short)
The Girl (voice, uncredited)
 1937 A Day at the Races
 1937 The Hit Parade
Ivy (as Ivy Anderson)
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 1942 I Got It Bad & That Ain't Good (Short)
 1933 A Bundle of Blues (Short)
Herself - Singer (as Ivy Anderson)

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Stage: Appeared in the musical revue "Jump for Joy" at the Mayan Theater, Los Angeles, CA, 1941.

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Ivy Anderson

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Vocalist with the Duke Ellington Orchestra from February 1931 to August 1942. Forced to leave the band due to chronic asthma. See more »

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