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Dixie Dunbar (I) (1919–1991)


She was a vivacious, kewpie doll-like dancer/entertainer of 1930s Broadway and Hollywood musicals. Dixie Dunbar was born Christine Elizabeth Dunbar in Montgomery, Alabama on January 18, 1918, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Nicknamed "Tootsie" by her mother, she took dancing lessions at an early age and it was quickly learned that Dixie had a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Girls' Dormitory
(1936)
Educating Father
Educating Father Millicent
(1936)
Freshman Year
Freshman Year Dotty Wright
(1938)
King of Burlesque
(1936)

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 1938 Once Over Lightly (Short)
Judy Kapouris
 1938 Freshman Year
Dotty Wright
 1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band
Specialty
 1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Receptionist
 1938 Walking Down Broadway
Tiny Bronson
 1938 Love on a Budget
Betty Fisher
 1937 Life Begins in College
Polly (uncredited)
 1937 Sing and Be Happy
Della Dunn
 1936 One in a Million
Goldie
 1936 Pigskin Parade
Ginger Jones
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing
Telephone Operator
 1936 Back to Nature
Mabel
 1936 Girls' Dormitory
Luisa
 1936 Educating Father
Millicent
 1936 The First Baby
Maude Holbrook
 1936 King of Burlesque
Marie
 1935 Professional Soldier
Entertainer
 1935 Ladies Love Danger
Mitzi, a Showgirl (uncredited)
 1934 George White's Scandals
Patsy Day
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Christine King

Height:

4' 11½" (1.51 m)
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Personal Quote:

I did whatever I was told to do [in Hollywood], but I never really enjoyed making movies like I did being in a show. See more »

Trivia:

Danced enclosed in Old Gold cigarettes package in the 1950's See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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