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Judy Tyler (1932–1957)

Her father a trumpeter with bands such as Paul Whiteman and Benny Goodman, and her mother was a former Ziegfeld Follies dancer. Judy studied ballet, music, and acting, won a "Miss Stardust" beauty contest in 1949, danced with the Copacabana chorus line. and was making bit appearances on television while still in high school. At age 17, she landed ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 24) in Wyoming, USA

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Known For

Jailhouse Rock
Jailhouse Rock Peggy Van Alden
(1957)
The Howdy Doody Show
The Howdy Doody Show Princess Summerfall Winterspring
(1947)
Bop Girl Goes Calypso
(1957)
Perry Mason
Perry Mason Cherie Chi-Chi / Irene Kilby
(1957)

Filmography

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 1957 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Irene Kilby / Cherie Chi-Chi
- The Case of the Fan Dancer's Horse (1957) ... Irene Kilby / Cherie Chi-Chi
 1957 Bop Girl Goes Calypso
Jo Thomas
 1955 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Pickpocket
- San Francisco Fracas (1955) ... Pickpocket
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 1955-1956 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #9.20 (1956) ... Herself
- Episode #9.12 (1955) ... Herself
 1955 Tonight! (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #3.185 (1955) ... Herself
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 2007 Elvis: #1 Hit Performances (Video)
Herself
 2007 The Scene That Stole Jailhouse Rock (Video short)
Peggy Van Alden (uncredited)
 2002 There's Only One Elvis (TV Movie documentary)
Peggy Van Alden
 1999 Television: The First Fifty Years (Video documentary)
Princess Summerfall Winterspring
 1987 Presley (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Peggy Van Alden
- Cut Me and I Bleed (1987) ... Peggy Van Alden
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Pipe Dream. Musical. Lighting Design and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Based on the novel "Sweet Thursday" by John Steinbeck, adapted by 'Oscar Hammerstein (II)'. Costume Design by Alvin Colt. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Assistant Scenic Design: John Harvey. Assistant Costume Design: Florence Klotz and Frank Spencer. Hair... See more »

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Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Trivia:

In the 1955 Tony-nominated musical "Pipe Dreams," Tyler, Bill Johnson and Jerry La Zarre introduced the Rodgers & Hammerstein song "All at Once You Love Her". Co-star Johnson died of a heart ailment at age 40 on March 6, 1957, just a few months before Judy's tragic death. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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