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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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Known For

Hit the Ice
Hit the Ice Marcia Manning
(1943)
Night and Day
Night and Day Carole Hill
(1946)
Broadway Rhythm
Broadway Rhythm Helen Hoyt
(1944)
Playmates
Playmates Ginny Simms - Band Singer
(1941)

Filmography

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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
 1943 Hit the Ice
Marcia Manning
 1942 Seven Days' Leave
Ginny Simms
 1942 Here We Go Again
Jean Gildersleeve
 1941 Playmates
Ginny Simms - Band Singer
 1940 You'll Find Out
Ginny Simms
 1939 That's Right - You're Wrong
Ginny Simms - Band Singer
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Alternate Names:

Ginny Eastvold | Mrs. Don Eastvold | Virginia Eastvold

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6408 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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