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Overview (3)

Born in Harriman, Tennessee, USA
Died in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA  (ovarian cancer)
Birth NameWilma Winifred Wyatt

Mini Bio (1)

Dixie Lee was born on November 4, 1911 in Harriman, Tennessee, USA as Wilma Winifred Wyatt. She was an actress, known for Love in Bloom (1935), Redheads on Parade (1935) and Night Life in Reno (1931). She was married to Bing Crosby. She died on November 1, 1952 in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Bing Crosby (29 September 1930 - 1 November 1952) ( her death) ( 4 children)

Trivia (10)

Although the names have been changed, the movie Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947) is based on her life.
She recorded and released the song "A Fine Romance" with husband Bing Crosby in 1936.
Suffered from acute alcoholism, which contributed to her early death. Her four sons also suffered from long term effects of drinking; two of them eventually committed suicide.
Grandmother of L. Chip Crosby Jr..
Grandmother of Denise Crosby.
Sister-in-law of Bob Crosby
She recorded and released two songs with husband Bing Crosby, "The Way You Look Tonight" and "A Fine Romance.".
American singer and actress in occasional films.
Second cousin, twice removed, of Milo Ventimiglia.

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