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Fanny Brice (1891–1951)


Fanny Brice was a popular and influential American comedienne, singer, theatre and film actress, who made many stage, radio and film appearances but is best remembered as the creator and star of the top-rated radio comedy series, The Baby Snooks Show. Thirteen years after her death, she was portrayed on the Broadway stage by Barbra Streisand in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Be Yourself! Fannie Field
(1930)
The Great Ziegfeld Fannie Brice
(1936)
Everybody Sing Olga Chekaloff
(1938)
My Man Fannie Brand
(1928)

Filmography

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 1945 Ziegfeld Follies
Norma Edelman ('A Sweepstakes Ticket')
 1938 Everybody Sing
Olga Chekaloff
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld
Fannie Brice (as Fannie Brice)
 1934 Crime Without Passion
Extra in hotel lobby (uncredited)
 1930 Be Yourself!
Fannie Field (as Fannie Brice)
 1928 My Man
Fannie Brand (as Fannie Brice)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Principal") in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1921" on Broadway. Musical revue. Dialogue by Channing Pollock, Willard Mack and Ralph Spence. Lyrics by Gene Buck and Buddy G. DeSylva. Music by Victor Herbert, Rudolf Friml and Dave Stamper. Musical Direction by Frank Tours. Music orchestrated by Maurice De Packh and Stephen ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 9 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fannie Brice | Baby Snooks

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Billy Rose  (divorced) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Esther Williams] Wet, she's a star. Dry, she ain't. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 60-61. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387 See more »

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