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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 17 December 1909Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date of Death 30 October 1988Hollywood, California, USA
Birth NameTanya Geise
Height 5' (1.52 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Sugar Geise was born on December 17, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Tanya Geise. She was an actress, known for A Lady Takes a Chance (1943), Casanova in Burlesque (1944) and Rhythm Parade (1942). She was married to Walter Morgan, Jack R. Fain and Joseph George Wright. She died on October 30, 1988 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Spouse (3)

Walter Morgan (1945 - ?)
Jack R. Fain (1941 - 1942) (divorced)
Joseph George Wright (? - 1938) (divorced)

Trivia (7)

Diminutive Actress and Night Club Entertainer.
Started as a child model, was discovered by choreographer, LeRoy Prinz who helped her break into movies at the age of 13 as a dancer.
First husband hired a private investigator to follow her around. The PI was unable to uncover anything unusual.
Step-daughter of Harry Geise.
Husband Walter Morgan (1915-2007) was the last surviving detective on the Black Dahlia Murder Task Force.
While on a date one night in 1944, Morgan shot and wounded two men who had tried to rob the couple of their cash and jewelry.
At their wedding Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz head of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department stood in as best man and Mrs. Sam Katzman was matron of honor. Lavonne Cohen, wife of gangster Mickey Cohen also attended.

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