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Fanny Brice (1891–1951)


Fanny Brice was a popular and influential American comedienne, singer, theatre and film actress, who made many stage, radio and film appearances but is best remembered as the creator and star of the top-rated radio comedy series, The Baby Snooks Show. Thirteen years after her death, she was portrayed on the Broadway stage by Barbra Streisand in ... See full bio »

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 1950 The Popsicle Parade of Stars (TV Series)
Baby Snooks
- Episode #1.5 (1950) ... Baby Snooks
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies
Norma Edelman ('A Sweepstakes Ticket')
 1938 Everybody Sing
Olga Chekaloff
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld
Fannie Brice (as Fannie Brice)
 1934 Crime Without Passion
Extra in hotel lobby (uncredited)
 1930 Be Yourself!
Fannie Field (as Fannie Brice)
 1928 My Man
Fannie Brand
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Billy Rose's Crazy Quilt. Musical revue. Material by Billy Rose. Directed by Billy Rose. 44th Street Theatre: 19 May 1931- Jul 1931 (closing date unknown/79 performances). Cast: Phil Baker, Marion Bonnell, Lew Brice, Gomez & Winona, Ted Healy, Tom Monroe, Ethel Norris, Stewart and Vale, Tamara. Produced by Billy Rose. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fannie Brice | Baby Snooks

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Esther Williams] Wet, she's a star. Dry, she ain't. See more »

Trivia:

The birth name of her second husband, better known as Nick Arnstein, was actually Jules W. Arndt Stein. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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