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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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Known For

The Great Ziegfeld
The Great Ziegfeld Fannie Brice
(1936)
Ziegfeld Follies
Ziegfeld Follies Norma Edelman ('A Sweepstakes Ticket')
(1945)
Everybody Sing
Everybody Sing Olga Chekaloff
(1938)
Be Yourself!
Be Yourself! Fannie Field
(1930)

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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
Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (17 credits)

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Other Works:

She acted in the revue, "Ziegfield Follies," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 9 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fannie Brice | Baby Snooks

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

I am not sorry. I will tell anybody that, and it is the truth. I lived the way I wanted and never did what people said I should do or advised me to do. And I want my children to do the same. Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you? See more »

Trivia:

Profiled in the book "Funny Ladies: 100 Years of Great Comediennes" by Stephen M. Silverman (1999). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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