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Margaret Whiting (I) (1924–2011)


Margaret Whiting is the sister of actress/singer Barbara Whiting. Margaret was born on July 22nd 1924, in Detroit, Michigan. A popular vocalist in the 1940s and 1950s, recording dozens of hits for Capitol Records, she is the daughter of Richard A. Whiting, himself a successful songwriter and author of "On The Good Ship Lollipop", "The Japanese ... See full bio »

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 1984 Taking My Turn (TV Movie)
Dorothy
 1967 Valley of the Dolls
Helen Lawson (singing voice, uncredited)
 1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Vinnie Berkeley
- Martial Law (1960) ... Vinnie Berkeley
 1957 The Guy Mitchell Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1957)
 1955-1957 Those Whiting Girls (TV Series)
Margaret Whiting
- A Man in the House (1957) ... Margaret Whiting
- Margaret Whiting's Sister (1957) ... Margaret Whiting
- The Army Camp Show (1957) ... Margaret Whiting
- Margaret's Romance (1957) ... Margaret Whiting
- What Price Publicity? (1957) ... Margaret Whiting
 1955 Paris Follies of 1956
Margaret Walton
 1955 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Woman at Kissing Booth
- Episode #4.28 (1955) ... Woman at Kissing Booth
 1942 Youth on Parade
Sally Carlyle (singing voice)
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Between 1946 and 1954 Whiting had more than forty solo hit tunes for Capitol. After stints with Dot Records and Verve Records, and a brief return to Capitol in the late fifties and early sixties, she recorded for the London label beginning in 1966. See more »

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[on her father, composer Richard Whiting] He'd say 'Margaret, there's all kinds of music in the world. I was raised to like popular music, but I love the classical too. And if you're going to be a musician or a singer, you may not be able to create it all, but at least you've got to understand it well. There's a whole spectrum of music, just as there are people, and you mustn't shut any of it off... See more »

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She served as President for the Johnny Mercer Foundation, and she continued her work as a performer of Mercer songs. See more »

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Cancer

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