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Ginny Simms (1915–1994)

War-era songstress Ginny Simms was born Virginia Simms on May 23, 1913, in Texas but was raised in California, which accounts for her lack of a Southern accent in her speaking/singing voice. Though she studied piano as a child, it was her vocal gifts that launched her career, which started when she formed a singing trio while studying at Fresno ... See full bio »

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 1951 Disc Jockey
Vickie Peters
 1945 Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 2: Radio Shows (Short)
Ginny Simms - Kay Kyser Radio Show
 1945 Shady Lady
Leonora Lee Appleby
 1944 G.I. Journal (Short)
Ginny Simms
 1943 Hit the Ice
Marcia Manning
 1942 Seven Days' Leave
Ginny Simms
 1942 Here We Go Again
Jean Gildersleeve
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Other Works:

CD: "The Best of Ginny Simms" (Columbia)

Alternate Names:

Ginny Eastvold | Mrs. Don Eastvold | Virginia Eastvold


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Was romantically involved with Kay Kyser at one point but they eventually broke up. She left the band and was replaced by Georgia Carroll, who subsequently became Mrs. Kay Kyser. See more »

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