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Sophie Tucker (I) (1884–1966)


What becomes a legend most? For the beloved Russian-born entertainer Sophie Tucker, it was most definitely the live stage. The stage was her home. She fed off a live audience and it's what made her the sensation she was. Seeing her up close and personal was to get the very best of her. Movies and TV were too restrictive to capture the true essence... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1952-1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Guest Actress / Vocalist
- Episode #3.21 (1953) ... Guest Actress / Vocalist
- Episode #3.15 (1952) ... Guest Actress / Vocalist
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Mother Ralph
 1937 Broadway Melody of 1938
Alice Clayton
 1929 Honky Tonk
Sophie Leonard
 1920 A Social Sleuth (Short)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Earl Carroll's Vanities. Musical revue. Music by Earl Carroll. Lyrics by Earl Carroll. Musical Director: Ira Jacobs. Book by Earl Carroll and Ralph Spence. Musical Staging by Sammy Lee. Directed by Earl Carroll. Music Box Theatre (moved to The Earl Carroll Theatre from 10 Nov 1924- close): 10 Sep 1924- 3 Jan 1925 (133 ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I've been rich and I've been poor. Believe me, honey, rich is better. See more »

Trivia:

Referred to jokingly as "our favorite American group" by Paul McCartney, during a 1963 televised performance by The Beatles. See more »

Nickname:

Last of the Red Hot Mamas

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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