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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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Known For

Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon
Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon Miscellaneous Crew
(2008)
Julie & Julia
Julie & Julia Soundtrack
(2009)
The Cider House Rules
(1999)
The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff Soundtrack
(1983)

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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's Singing (uncredited)
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In the early 1940s her hits included "That Old Black Magic" (with Freddie Slack), "Moonlight in Vermont" (with Billy Butterfield), and "It Might As Well Be Spring" (with Paul Weston). See more »

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[on her father, composer Richard Whiting] His greatest pleasure was in finding out what other composers were doing. He was a very good musician, and he loved to take their new songs and play them. Always accepted the new, adored what was going on with his friends. Jerome Kern always insisted that my father listen to whatever new songs he'd written; he always wanted his opinion. My father loved ... See more »

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Is buried in the Brookside Cemetery in Englewood, New Jersey. See more »

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