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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 4 July 1917Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA
Date of Death 27 May 1977Dallas, Texas, USA
Birth NameDorothy Virginia Gumm
Nickname Jimmie

Mini Bio (1)

Virginia Gumm was born on July 4, 1917 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA as Dorothy Virginia Gumm. She was an actress, known for La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (1935), The Wedding of Jack and Jill (1930) and The Harvey Girls (1946). She was married to Johnny Thompson and Bobby Sherwood. She died on May 27, 1977 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

Spouse (2)

Bobby Sherwood (? - ?) (divorced) (1 child)
Johnny Thompson (? - ?)

Trivia (7)

Middle sister of actress Judy Garland and Mary Jane Gumm.
Virginia had a daughter, Judy Gail "Judaline," with her husband, musician Bobby Sherwood. Judaline means "little Judy" in Jewish and was originally the endearing nickname given to Judy Garland by one of her directors when she was a child. The name was subsequently used by the family to differentiate between "Big" Judy and "Little" Judy). Judaline loved the name so much she had it made legal when she grew up. She was born in May 1938 and was named after her aunt, actress Judy Garland.
Great aunt of Vanessa and Jesse Richards
Daughter Judaline died in the 1980s.
In the 1970s, she reunited with her niece Lorna Luft.
Ex-sister-in-law of David Rose, Vincente Minnelli and Sidney Luft.

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