Appeared (as "Julie") in "Show Boat" on Broadway. NOTE: She was the first actress to play (and sing) the role of Julie in a Broadway production of the show after it had been played by the legendary Helen Morgan
. Ms. Morgan, who died in 1941, virtually owned the role and had played it in the original 1927 production, the first (...
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Won the revered role of Julie in the acclaimed 1946 revival of "Show Boat" opposite Kenneth Spencer
and Jan Clayton
(of "Lassie" fame). She went on to name her daughter Julie.