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Mitzi Gaynor Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 4 September 1931Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameFrancesca Marlene de Czanyi von Gerber
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

A leading lady of light musicals, the bright-eyed Gaynor is best remembered for "South Pacific". She also hosted a string of successful annual musical TV specials in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ray Hamel

Spouse (1)

Jack Bean (18 November 1954 - 4 December 2006) (his death)

Trivia (1)

Best performance was arguably her show-stopping appearance at the 39th Academy Awards where her singing and dancing "Georgy Girl" stopped the show. The Academy had a hard time getting the audience to sit down and stop applauding.

Personal Quotes (2)

[on her co-stars] I never worked with a stinker. How great is that!
Dancing is still the hardest profession. Gene Kelly said dancing is a man's game Women have to do the same thing in heels, and have to sing and smile at the same time. Professional athletes don't even have to do that - and they get to wear sneakers.

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