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Dagmar (I) (1921–2001)

Dagmar was born on November 29, 1921 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA as Virginia Ruth Egnor. She was married to Dick Hinds, Angelo Lewis and Danny Dayton. She died on October 9, 2001 in Ceredo, West Virginia. See full bio »

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Known For

Dagmar's Canteen
Dagmar's Canteen Herself - Hostess
(1951-1952)
Masquerade Party
(1955)
The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show Herself - Co-Host / Herself - Entertainer / Herself / Herself - TV Personality
(1962-1965)
The Frank Sinatra Show
(1951)

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 1965 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 May 1965 (1965) ... (performer: "Big Bad Bill", "Charleston", "Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo' Bye!)" - uncredited)
 1953-1954 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #6.11 (1954) ... (performer: "Embraceable You" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.3 (1953) ... (performer: "Didn't It Rain", "Thou Swell")
 1951-1952 Dagmar's Canteen (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 11 May 1952 (1952) ... (performer: "Shine On, Harvest Moon", "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (uncredited), "Goodnight Sweetheart" (uncredited))
- Episode dated 19 April 1952 (1952) ... (performer: "Ballin' the Jack", "Goodnight Sweetheart" (uncredited))
- Episode dated 12 April 1952 (1952) ... (performer: "Easter Parade", "The Deep Sea Divers Ball" (uncredited))
- Episode dated 5 April 1952 (1952) ... (performer: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe", "Goodnight, Sweetheart" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 30 November 1951 (1951) ... (performer: "Side by Side", "Goodnight Sweetheart" - uncredited)
 1951 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.31 (1951) ... (performer: "Ballin' the Jack" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Lil' Abner," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, with Michael Beirne and Willi Burke in the cast. James Mitchell was director. Norman Panama and Melvin Frank wrote the book. Gene de Paul composed the music. Johnny Mercer was lyricist.

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Alternate Names:

Jeanne Lewis

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I've had a very busy day. I passed 19 vetoes and vetoed 19 passes.

Trivia:

Her big break came in 1950 when the director of Broadway Open House (1950), a late-night television variety show on NBC, needed a statuesque blonde. Dagmar developed a dumb blonde act that became so popular she received 2,000 fan letters a week. See more »

Trademark:

Lisp, breathless voice See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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