Fanny Brice (1891–1951)


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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)
Everybody Sing Olga Chekaloff
(1938)
The Great Ziegfeld Fannie Brice
(1936)
Ziegfeld Follies Norma Edelman ('A Sweepstakes Ticket')
(1945)

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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 in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1920" on Broadway. Musical revue/spectacle. Music / lyrics by Irving Berlin, Dave Stamper, Gene Buck, Joseph McCarthy, Harry Tierney and Victor Herbert. Musical Direction by Frank Tours. Music orchestrated by Maurice De Packh, Charles Grant, Stephen Jones and Frank Sadler. Featuring songs with ... 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:

(12/31/37) Radio: Appeared in MGM production of "Good News of 1938" on NBC Network. Also in cast: Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Wallace Beery, Bruce Cabot, Frank Morgan, Freda Starr, Gilbert Russell, Judy Garland, Dennis O'Keefe, Lewis Stone, Guy Kibbee, and Cliff Edwards. See more »

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