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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), Rookies on Parade (1941) and This Is the Army (1943). She was married to Albert Greenfield. She died on March 27, 1975 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Rookies on Parade Marilyn Fenton
This Is the Army World War One Vocalist
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:

She played Bubbles La Marr in her musical, "Follow The Girls," at the Shubert Theater in Chicago, Illinois with Buster West and Frank Krieg in the cast. Catherine Littlefield was choreographer. See more »

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2 Pictorials | See more »

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Gertrude Nissen

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Sultry vaudevillian and contralto torch singer of Swedish-Russian descent. Famous on the New York stage as burlesque queen in "Follow the Girls", and, on the West Coast, as Lorelei Lee in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1950). See more »

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