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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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The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby Soundtrack
The Joker Is Wild
The Joker Is Wild Sophie Tucker
Follow the Boys
Follow the Boys Sophie Tucker
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Gay Love Sophie Tucker - Singer


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 2013 The Great Gatsby (performer: "Where The Wind Blows")
 2010 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Boardwalk Empire (2010) ... (performer: "Some of These Days" (1910), "Good Morning Judge" - uncredited)
 2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (Video documentary) (performer: "Some of These Days" - uncredited)
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Torn (2007) ... (performer: "Some Of These Days", "There'll Be Some Changes Made")
 1975 Good Neighbors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Plough Your Own Furrow (1975) ... (performer: "Life Begins at Forty")
 1968 Flesh (performer: "Makin' Wicky Wacky Down in Waikiki")
 1944 Follow the Boys (performer: "The Bigger the Army and the Navy", "Some of These Days" (1910) - uncredited)
 1942 For Me and My Gal (performer: "Some of These Days" (1910) - uncredited)
 1937 Broadway Melody of 1938 (performer: "Everybody Sing" (1937), "Some of These Days" (1910), "Your Broadway and My Broadway" (1937) - uncredited)
 1929 Honky Tonk (performer: "I'm the Last of the Red Hot Mamas", "Some of These Days" - uncredited)
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Show Show Self (22 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in the play, "Gay Paree," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 2 Articles | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

From birth to age 18, a girl needs good parents, from 18 to 35 she needs good looks, from 35 to 55 she needs a good personality, and from 55 on she needs cash. See more »


Another ribald entertainer, Bette Midler, was greatly influenced by Sophie and shamelessly borrowed many of her more risqué jokes for her own highly successful nightclub acts and big forum concerts in the 1970s. See more »


Last of the Red Hot Mamas

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