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Betty Jane Rhodes (1921–2011)


This swinging singer from WWII was born on April 14, 1921 in Rockford, Illionois to non-professionals. A gorgeous, fresh-faced, blue-eyed blonde doll blessed with a natural vocal talent, Betty Jane Rhodes was initially discovered on radio and was recording by age 8. Her promising contralto helped her to earn a contract at age 15 with Paramount and ... See full bio »

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Known For

Stage Door
(1937)
Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras Suzy Brown
(1943)
You Can't Ration Love
You Can't Ration Love Betty Hammond
(1944)
Salute for Three
Salute for Three Judy Ames
(1943)

Filmography

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 1944 Halfway to Heaven (Short)
The Girl (as Betty Rhodes)
 1944 You Can't Ration Love
Betty Hammond (as Betty Rhodes)
 1943 Mardi Gras (Short)
Suzy Brown (as Betty Rhodes)
 1943 Salute for Three
Judy Ames (as Betty Rhodes)
 1942 Priorities on Parade
Lee Davis (as Betty Rhodes)
 1942 Sweater Girl
Louise Menard
 1942 Star Spangled Rhythm
Betty Rhodes- Swing Shift Skit (as Betty Rhodes)
 1942 The Fleet's In
Diana Golden
 1941 Mountain Moonlight
Carol Weaver
 1941 They Met in Argentina
Singer During Opening Credits (uncredited)
 1941 Along the Rio Grande
Mary Loring
 1940 Millionaire Playboy
Girl at Lodge with Tennis Racket (uncredited)
 1940 Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love!
Betty - Singer of 'Oh, Johnny'
 1939 Swing Vacation (Short)
 1938 Having Wonderful Time
Singer (uncredited)
 1938 Picketing for Love (Short)
Betty
 1938 Twenty Girls and a Band (Short)
Betty - the Band Vocalist
 1937 Stage Door
Ann (as Jane Rhodes)
 1937 The Life of the Party
Susan
 1937 Jungle Jim
Joan Redmond / Mrs. Tom Redmond
 1936 The Arizona Raiders
Lenta Lindsay (as Jane Rhodes)
 1936 Forgotten Faces
Sally McBride (as Jane Rhodes)
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Betty Rhodes | Jane Rhodes
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Personal Quote:

[on Tim Holt, with whom she worked in Along the Rio Grande (1941)] Tim Holt was an egotistical bastard. He was really pretty bad. See more »

Trivia:

She introduced the Jule Styne/Frank Loesser classic "I Don't Want To Walk Without You" which turned out to be one of her biggest hits, but it was still overshadowed by the Helen Forrest version.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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