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Gertrude Niesen (1911–1975)

Gertrude Niesen was born on July 8, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Start Cheering (1938), This Is the Army (1943) and Rookies on Parade (1941). She was married to Albert Greenfield. She died on March 27, 1975 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

This Is the Army World War One Vocalist
Rookies on Parade Marilyn Fenton
The Babe Ruth Story Nightclub Singer


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 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Nightclub Singer
 1943 This Is the Army
World War One Vocalist
 1943 Thumbs Up
Gertrude Niesen
 1943 He's My Guy
 1941 Rookies on Parade
Marilyn Fenton
 1941 Bagdad Daddy (Short)
 1938 Start Cheering
 1937 Top of the Town
Gilda Norman
 1934 Darling Enemy (Short)
 1932 The Yacht Party (Short)
Gertrude Nissen (as Gertrude Nissen)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Follow the Girls. Musical comedy. Book by Guy Bolton and Eddie Davis. Additional text by Fred Thompson. Music and lyrics by Dan Shapiro, Milton Pascal and Phil Charig. Music orchestrated by Joe Glover, Charles L. Cooke, Van Cleve, Walter Paul, Bob Haggart, Julian Work, Geo. Leeman, Ernie Watson, Cornell Tannassy and Henry Cowen... See more »

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2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gertrude Nissen

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In the early 1940's, her mother purchased Rosecliff, a 50-room white marble luxury villa in Newport, valued at $2.7 million. The purchase price at auction was $17,000. Gertrude later assumed ownership. See more »

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