Carol Haney (Carolyn Grace Haney)

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New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
She was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and went to New Bedford High School. Even before graduating in 1942, she had opened a dance studio where she taught dancing. Dancing was in her blood from an early age, and she performed often at high school festivities, the Mexican Hat Dance being one of her favorites. During the WWII years, she came to Hollywood and became the protégé of Gene Kelly, whom she admired a great deal. She had fine timing and was indefatigable. Unfortunately, she was a diabetic, and this may have been the cause of her demise. Read more...


Character: Scheherazade in 'Sinbad the Sailor'

Invitation to the Dance 1956

Character: Gladys Hotchkiss

The Pajama Game 1957