Down 3,446 this week

Frances Langford (1913–2005)

Frances Langford won fame on radio (primarily as Bob Hope's vocalist, later sparring comically with Don Ameche as "The Bickersons"), via recordings and in the movies. In spite of the fact that she played mostly in minor musicals (plus appearing occasionally in "A" productions, including Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), This Is the Army (1943) and The ... See full bio »

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 86 people
created 22 Sep 2013
a list of 28 people
created 16 Dec 2013
a list of 24 people
created 11 months ago
a list of 291 people
created 7 months ago
a list of 29 people
created 3 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Frances Langford's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (39 credits)
 2009 Nativity! (performer: "Hooray for Hollywood")
 2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Hooray for Hollywood")
 2008 Of Time and the City (Documentary) (performer: "Hooray for Hollywood")
 2002 Hollywood Ending (performer: "Hooray for Hollywood" (1937))
 1994 Entertaining the Troops (Documentary) (performer: "It's Been a Long, Long Time", "I'm in the Mood for Love", "Embraceable You")
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Fame Is Where You Find It (1991) ... (performer: "Hooray for Hollywood" - uncredited)
 1958 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Magic and Music (1958) ... (performer: "Once Upon a Wintertime")
 1954 The Glenn Miller Story (performer: "Chattanooga Choo Choo" - uncredited)
 1951 Purple Heart Diary (performer: "Hold Me in Your Arms", "Hi, Fellow Tourists", "Where are you from ?", "Bread and Butter Woman", "Tattle-Tale Eyes")
 1949 Deputy Marshal (performer: "Levis, Plaid Shirt and Spurs", "Hideout in Hidden Valley")
 1949 Make Mine Laughs (performer: "Send Back My Love To Me", "Moonlight over the Islands" - uncredited)
 1948 Melody Time (performer: "Once Upon a Wintertime")
 1947 Beat the Band (performer: "I've Got My Fingers Crossed", "At the Kissing Well", "I'm in Love", "I'm in Love" (reprise))
 1946 The Bamboo Blonde (performer: "I'm Good for Nothing but Love", "Dreaming out Loud", "Moonlight over the Islands", "Right Along about Evening")
 1946 People Are Funny (performer: "I'm in the Mood for Love")
 1945 Radio Stars on Parade (performer: "Don't Believe Everything You Dream", "Can't Get Out of This Mood", "My Shining Hour", "That Old Black Magic")
 1944 Girl Rush ("When I'm Walking Arm in Arm with Jim" (1944)) / (performer: "When I'm Walking Arm in Arm with Jim" (1944), "Annabella's Bustle" (1944), "Rainbow Valley" (1944))
 1944 Dixie Jamboree (performer: "The Dixie Showboat", "If It's a Dream", "Big Stuff")
 1944 Career Girl (performer: "That's How the Rumba Began", "Some Day", "Blue in Love Again", "A Dream Came True")
 1943 Never a Dull Moment (performer: "My Blue Heaven")
 1943 This Is the Army (performer: "What Does He Look Like")
 1943 Cowboy in Manhattan ("Whistle Your Blues to a Bluebird", "Private Cowboy Jones", "Well, Need I Say More") / (performer: "Whistle Your Blues to a Bluebird", "Mr. Moon", "Private Cowboy Jones", "Well, Need I Say More")
 1943 Follow the Band (performer: "My Melancholy Baby" - uncredited)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy (performer: "Over There" (1917), "The Love Nest" (1920), "Nellie Kelly, I Love You" (1922), "The Man Who Owns Broadway" (1909), "Molly Malone" (1927), "Billie" (1928), "In a Kingdom of Our Own" (1929) - uncredited)
 1942 Mississippi Gambler (performer: "There Goes My Romance", "Got Love")
 1941 Swing It Soldier (performer: "My Melancholy Baby", "I'm Gonna Swing My Way To Heaven", "Got Love", "I'm Going To Swing My Way Up To Heaven")
 1941 All-American Co-Ed (performer: "I'm a Chap with a Chip on My Shoulder", "Out of the Silence", "The Poor Farmers Daughter")
 1940 Hit Parade of 1941 (performer: "Swing Low, Sweet Rhythm", "Who Am I?")
 1940 Too Many Girls (performer: "You're Nearer" (1939), "'Cause We Got Cake" (1939), "Love Never Went to College" (1939), "Look Out!" (1939), "Conga" (1939) - uncredited)
 1940 Dreaming Out Loud (performer: "Dreaming out Loud")
 1937 Hollywood Hotel ("Silhouetted in the Moonlight" (1937), uncredited) / (performer: "Hooray for Hollywood" (1937), "Sing, You Son of a Gun" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 The Hit Parade ("Sweet Heartache") / (performer: "The Glory Beyond", "I'll Reach for a Star", "Last Night I Dreamed of You", "Was It Rain", "Sweet Heartache")
 1936 Born to Dance (performer: "Hey, Babe, Hey" (1936), "Easy to Love" (1936) (uncredited), "Swingin' the Jinx Away" (1936) (uncredited))
 1936 Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs (Short) (performer: "Broadway Rhythm")
 1936 Palm Springs (performer: "Overture", "Will I Ever Know", "I Don't Want to Make History, I Just Want to Make Love", "The Hills of Old Wyoming" (reprise))
 1936 Collegiate (performer: "You Hit the Spot")
 1935 Broadway Melody of 1936 ("I've Got a Feelin' You're Foolin'" (1935), uncredited) / (performer: "Broadway Rhythm" (1935), "You Are My Lucky Star" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 Every Night at Eight (lyrics: "Then You've Never Been Blue") / (performer: "Take It Easy" (uncredited), "Song Medley" (uncredited), "Then You've Never Been Blue", "Every Night at Eight" (uncredited), "I Feel a Song Coming On" (uncredited), "I'm in the Mood for Love" (uncredited))
 1932 Rambling 'Round Radio Row #4 (Short) (performer: "Hello, My Lover, Goodbye" - uncredited)
Show Show Actress (33 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (34 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (17 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

(3/7/45) Radio: Appeared on "Special V-E Day Broadcast", Armed Forces Radio Service. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' (1.52 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"Entertaining the troops was the greatest thing in my life. We were there just to do our job, to help make them laugh and be happy if they could." (January 2002) See more »


In 1953, Frances again entertained troops with the USO, this time in Korea. See more »


Sweetheart of the Fighting Fronts

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Voice of an Angel chank46
Photos down robm256
How I 'Discovered' Frances Langford chank46
Interview robm256
Throat Operation Information robm256
Discuss Frances Langford on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page