Betty Grable

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Betty Grable (born Elizabeth Ruth Grable; December 18, 1916 – July 2, 1973) was an American actress, dancer, and singer and popular contract star for 20th Century-Fox during the 1940s and 1950s.

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Filmography

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Selected Betty Grable film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

1960
The George Burns Show
Betty Grable

1955
Stormy Tornado

1955
Julie Lowndes

1955
Ford Star Jubilee (1955) (TV Show)
Lily Garland

1955
Star Stage (TV Show)
Cleopatra Collins

1954
Shower of Stars (1954) (TV Show)
Betty Grable

1953
Molly Larkins

1951
Kay Hudson

1951
Delilah Lee

1950
Kitty Moran

1950
Wabash Avenue (1950)
Ruby Summers

1948
Francesca, Angelina

1948
Bonny Kane

1947
Mother

1947
Cynthia Pilgrim

1946
Barry's Fan in Taxi

1945
Bonnie Collins

1945
Yansci 'Jenny' Dolly

1944
Betty Grable

1944
Pin Up Girl (1944)
Lorry Jones aka Laura Lorraine

1943
Coney Island (1943)
Kate Farley

1943
Madeleine 'Madge' Marlowe, Rosie O'Grady

1942
Pat Lambert

1942
Eileen O'Brien

1942
Vicky Lane

1941
Carol Brown

1941
Jill Lynn

1941
Kathryn 'Kay' Latimer, also called Miss Adams

1940
Glenda Crawford

1940
Tin Pan Alley (1940)
Lily Blane

1939
Susan Hayes

1939
Carol Parker

1939
The Day the Bookies Wept
Ina Firpo

1938
College Swing (1938)
Betty

1938
Give Me a Sailor
Nancy Larkin

1938
Joyce Gilmore

1937
This Way Please
Jane Morrow

1937
Gwen

1936
Collegiate (1936)
Dorothy

1936
Singer in Trio

1936
Laura Watson

1936
Mildred Webster

1935
Sylvia

1935
The Nitwits
Mary Roberts

1935
Drawing Rumors
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1935
A Night at the Biltmore Bowl (Short Film)
Vocalist

1935
A Quiet Fourth (Short Film)
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1935
The Spirit of 1976 (Short Film)
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1935
This Band Age
Betty - Band Singer

1934
Dance Specialty

1934
Student Tour
Cayenne

1934
Business Is a Pleasure (Short Film)
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1934
By Your Leave (1934)
Frances

1934
Love Detectives (Short Film)
Alice

1934
Susie's Affairs (Short Film)
Susie Lee

1934
School for Romance (Short Film)
Student

1934
Elmer Steps Out (Short Film)
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1934
Ferry-Go-Round
Betty

1933
Cavalcade (1933)
Girl on Couch

1933
Band Singer with Ted Fio Rito

1933
Lucy McGonagle

1933
Melody Cruise (1933)
First Stewardess

1933
Air Tonic
Betty Grable - Band Singer

1933
Beverly Bennett

1932
Student at dormitory

1932
Hat Check Girl

1932
Goldwyn Girl

1932
Over the Counter (Short Film)
Customer Who Wants to Buy a Baby

1932
Hold 'Em Jail (1932)
Barbara

1932
Probation
Ruth

1932
The Flirty Sleepwalker (Short Film)
Blonde Girl

1932
Hollywood Lights (Short Film)
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1932
Hollywood Luck (Short Film)
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1932
Lady! Please! (Short Film)
Undetermined Minor Role

1931
Kiki (1931)
Goldwyn Girl

1931
Palmy Days (1931)
Goldwyn Girl

1931
Ex-Sweeties (Short Film)
Undetermined Minor Role

1931
Crashing Hollywood (Short Film)
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1931
Once a Hero (Short Film)
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1930
Whoopee! (1930)
Goldwyn Girl

1930
Let's Go Places
Chorine

1930
Chorine

1929
Happy Days (1929)
Chorus Woman

Soundtrack Credits

1965
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1960
The George Burns Show
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1957
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957) (TV Show)
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1956
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1955
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1954
Shower of Stars (1954) (TV Show)
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1953
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1951
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1951
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1950
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1950
Wabash Avenue (1950)
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1948
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1948
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1947
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1945
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1945
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1945
The All-Star Bond Rally
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1944
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1944
Pin Up Girl (1944)
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1943
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1942
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1942
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1941
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1941
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1941
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1940
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1940
Tin Pan Alley (1940)
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1939
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1938
College Swing (1938)
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1938
Give Me a Sailor
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1937
This Way Please
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1936
Collegiate (1936)
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1935
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1935
The Nitwits
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1934
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1934
Student Tour
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1932
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1930
Whoopee! (1930)
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Quotes

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List of Betty Grable quotes.

The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there


The woman's vision is deep reaching, the man's far reaching. With the man the world is his heart, with the woman the heart is her world.


There are two reasons why I'm in show business, and I'm standing on both of them.


Magazine Covers

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Magazine issues featuring Betty Grable on the cover.
  • Betty Grable - Movie Stars Magazine Cover [United States] (March 1950)
  • Grace Kelly, Betty Grable, Doris Day - Movie Life Magazine Cover [United States] (August 1955)
  • Betty Grable - Silver Screen Magazine Cover [United States] (July 1952)
  • Betty Grable - Movie Life Magazine Cover [United States] (December 1948)
  • Betty Grable - Motion Picture Magazine [United States] (October 1943)
  • Betty Grable - Screenland Magazine [United States] (September 1953)

Pictorials

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List of Betty Grable magazine photoshoot appearances.
  • Betty Grable - Celebrity Skin Magazine Pictorial [United States] (July 1999)
  • Betty Grable - Yank Magazine [United States] (26 November 1943)
  • Betty Grable - Yank Magazine [United States] (25 June 1943)
  • Heather Locklear - Playboy Special Edition Magazine [United States] (August 1999)
  • Cher - Celebrity Sleuth Magazine [United States] (1997)

Albums

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Songs

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List of top 10 songs by Betty Grable.
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Similar Artists

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Dating History

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First NameBetty
Middle NameRuth
Last NameGrable
Full Name at BirthElizabeth Ruth Grable
Other NamesFrances Dean
Age56 (age at death)
Date of BirthDecember 18, 1916
BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, USA
Date of DeathJuly 2, 1973
Location of DeathSanta Monica, California, USA
Cause of DeathLung Cancer
Height5' 4" (163 cm)
Weight110 lbs (49.9 kg)
BuildVoluptuous
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Distinctive FeaturesLegs (known As Million Dollar Legs)
Star SignSagittarius
SexualityStraight
ReligionChristian
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress, dancer, singer
Occupation CategoryActress
Claim to FameThe Girl With the Million Dollar Legs
Music GenreStage & Screen
Music StyleStage & Screen, Vocal, Soundtracks, Film Music, Traditional Pop
InstrumentVocals
Brand EndorsementsLustre-Creme Shampoo (Magazine Advertisement) [1953]
Measurements (inches)34C-24-35
Dress Size4
Shoe Size4c
Official Websitegrableonline.tripod.com
FatherJohn Conn Grable
MotherLillian Rose Hoffmann
Sister(s)Marjorie Grable-Arnold
Other Family MembersJessica (daughter)
Victoria (daughter)
FriendsBetty Furness, Lucille Ball, Dan Dailey, Carol Burrnett, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew Yuricich, Donald O'Connor, Jack Cole, Edie Wasserman, Manny Sachs, Lew Wasserman, Cesar Romero, Alfred Vanderbilt Jr, Dorothy Lamour, Shirley Booth, Mitzi Gaynor, Johnnie Ray, Jeanne Crain, Billy Daniel, Lana Turner, Linda Darnell, Mickey Rooney, Jackie Cooper
Favorite PlacesHollywood
St. Louis
Favorite FoodsSalads
Italian
Favorite ColorsRed, Pink, Turqouise

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