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Betty Grable

Betty GrableAKA Ruth Elizabeth Grable

Born: 18-Dec-1916
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Died: 2-Jul-1973
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Girl With the Million Dollar Legs

Father: John Conn Grable
Mother: Lillian Grable
Husband: Jackie Coogan (m. 20-Nov-1937, div. 8-Oct-1940)
Husband: Harry James (jazz musician, m. 5-Jul-1943, div. 9-Oct-1965, two daughters)
Daughter: Victoria (b. 4-Mar-1944, with Harry James)
Daughter: Jessica (b. 20-May-1947, with Harry James)
Boyfriend: Desi Arnaz
Boyfriend: Oleg Cassini (dated)

    High School: Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School, St. Louis, MO

    RKO Radio Pictures under contract
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6525 Hollywood Blvd.
    St. Louis Walk of Fame
    Endorsement of Liggett Group Chesterfield cigarettes
    Appendectomy (Feb-1939)
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Appendicitis

    How to Be Very, Very Popular (22-Jul-1955)
    Three for the Show (24-Feb-1955)
    How to Marry a Millionaire (5-Nov-1953) · Loco Dempsey
    The Farmer Takes a Wife (12-Jun-1953) · Molly Larkin
    Meet Me After the Show (15-Aug-1951)
    Call Me Mister (31-Jan-1951)
    My Blue Heaven (15-Sep-1950) · Kitty Moran
    Wabash Avenue (31-Mar-1950)
    The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (27-May-1949) · Freddie
    When My Baby Smiles at Me (10-Nov-1948)
    That Lady in Ermine (24-Aug-1948) · Francesca
    Mother Wore Tights (20-Aug-1947) · Mother
    The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (4-Jan-1947)
    The Dolly Sisters (Nov-1945)
    Diamond Horseshoe (2-May-1945)
    Pin-Up Girl (25-Apr-1944)
    Four Jills in a Jeep (17-Mar-1944) · Herself
    Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1-Oct-1943) · Madeleine Marlowe
    Coney Island (16-Jun-1943) · Katie Farley
    Springtime in the Rockies (6-Nov-1942) · Vicky Lane
    Footlight Serenade (1-Aug-1942)
    Song of the Islands (5-Feb-1942) · Eileen O'Brien
    I Wake Up Screaming (14-Nov-1941) · Jill Lynn
    A Yank in the R.A.F. (26-Sep-1941) · Carol Brown
    Moon Over Miami (18-Jun-1941)
    Tin Pan Alley (22-Nov-1940) · Lily Blane
    Down Argentine Way (11-Oct-1940) · Glenda Crawford
    The Day the Bookies Wept (15-Sep-1939) · Ina Firpo
    Million Dollar Legs (14-Jul-1939)
    Give Me a Sailor (19-Aug-1938)
    College Swing (29-Apr-1938)
    Pigskin Parade (23-Oct-1936) · Laura Watson
    Don't Turn 'Em Loose (18-Sep-1936)
    Follow the Fleet (20-Feb-1936) · Singer
    Old Man Rhythm (2-Aug-1935)
    The Nitwits (7-Jun-1935) · Mary Roberts
    The Gay Divorcee (12-Oct-1934) · Guest
    Child of Manhattan (11-Feb-1933)

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