Ginny Simms (1913–1994)


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War-era songstress Ginny Simms was born Virginia Simms on May 23, 1913, in Texas but was raised in California, which accounts for her lack of a Southern accent in her speaking/singing voice. Though she studied piano as a child, it was her vocal gifts that launched her career, which started when she formed a singing trio while studying at Fresno ... See full bio »

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Known For

Night and Day Carole Hill
(1946)
Broadway Rhythm Helen Hoyt
(1944)
That's Right - You're Wrong Ginny Simms - Band Singer
(1939)
You'll Find Out Ginny Simms
(1940)

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 1952 Screen Snapshots: Hollywood on the Ball (Short)
Ginny Simms
 1951 Disc Jockey
Vickie Peters
 1946 Night and Day
Carole Hill
 1945 Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 2: Radio Shows (Short)
Ginny Simms - Kay Kyser Radio Show
 1945 Shady Lady
Leonora Lee Appleby
 1944 Broadway Rhythm
Helen Hoyt
 1943 Hit the Ice
Marcia Manning
 1942 Seven Days' Leave
Ginny Simms
 1942 Here We Go Again
Jean Gildersleeve
 1941 Playmates
Ginny Simms - Band Singer
 1940 You'll Find Out
Ginny Simms
 1939 That's Right - You're Wrong
Ginny Simms - Band Singer
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "The Best of Ginny Simms" (Columbia)

Alternate Names:

Ginny Eastvold | Mrs. Don Eastvold | Virginia Eastvold

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Donald Wallace Eastvold Jr.  (her death) | See more »
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Trivia:

Related to dancer/choreographer Daren Eastwold and Vanessa Eastwold. See more »

Trademark:

Dazzling smile

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