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Betty Jane Rhodes

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Biography

Rockford, Illinois, USA
This swinging singer from WWII was born on April 14, 1921 in Rockford, Illionois to non-professionals. A gorgeous, fresh-faced, blue-eyed blonde doll blessed with a natural vocal talent, Betty Jane Rhodes was initially discovered on radio and was recording by age 8. Her promising contralto helped her to earn a contract at age 15 with Paramount and immediately made her debut in _Forgotten Faces (1936/I)_ initially billing herself as Jane Rhodes. She played Marsha Hunt's kid sister in her second film The Arizona Raiders (1936) in which she sang "My Melancholy Baby". Read more...

Actor

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Character: Singer of 'Oh, Johnny'

Oh Johnny, How You Can Love 1940

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Character: Singer During Opening Credits

They Met in Argentina 1941

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Character: Mary Loring

Along the Rio Grande 1941

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Character: Carol Weaver

Mountain Moonlight 1941

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Character: Betty Rhodes- Swing Shift Skit

Star Spangled Rhythm 1942

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Character: Diana Golden

The Fleet's In 1942

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Character: Judy Ames

Salute for Three 1943

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Character: Suzy Brown

Mardi Gras 1943

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