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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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 1957 The Joker Is Wild
Sophie Tucker
 1952-1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Guest Actress / Vocalist
- Episode #3.21 (1953) ... Guest Actress / Vocalist
- Episode #3.15 (1952) ... Guest Actress / Vocalist
 1944 Sensations of 1945
Sophie Tucker
 1944 Follow the Boys
Sophie Tucker
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Mother Ralph
 1937 Broadway Melody of 1938
Alice Clayton
 1934 Gay Love
Sophie Tucker - Singer
 1929 Honky Tonk
Sophie Leonard
 1920 A Social Sleuth (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: High Kickers. Musical comedy. Based on an idea by Phil Silvers. Book by George Jessel, Bert Kalmar, and Harry Ruby. Choreographed by Carl Randall. Directed by Ed Sobol. Broadhurst Theatre: 31 Oct 1941- 28 Mar 1942 (171 performances). Cast: Sunny Ainsworth, Jean Anthony, Helen Barrie, Rollin Bauer, Bob Bay, Barbara Brewster, ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 2 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Success in show business depends on your ability to make and keep friends. See more »

Trivia:

Increasingly known for her philanthropy, Tucker's favorite charities targeted youth centers, a high school wing in Israel, the Theater Arts program at Brandeis University, a maternity clinic at Denver's General Rose Memorial Hospital, and Hartford's Emmanuel Synagogue. In 1955 Tucker raised almost one million dollars in a benefit performance on behalf of the Hebrew Old People's Home. See more »

Nickname:

Last of the Red Hot Mamas

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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