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Dinah Shore (Frances Rose Shore)

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Biography

Winchester, Tennessee, USA
Her real name was Frances "Fanny" Rose Shore, and she was born in Winchester, Tennessee. Stricken with polio at 18 months of age, she recovered after receiving the Sister Kenny treatment. She became a cheerleader at Hume-Fogg High School in Nashville and went on to graduate from Vanderbilt University in 1938, where she majored in sociology. She took voice and acting lessons on the side and sang on radio station WSM in Nashville. In 1938 she left Tennessee for New York City and began singing on radio station WNCW in New York. Read more...

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Character: Lettie Candless

Belle of the Yukon 1944

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Character: Una Trance / Herself

Till the Clouds Roll By 1946

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Character: Herself - Performer / Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program & Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program

The 33rd Annual Emmy Awards 1981

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Character: Katherine Woodbridge

Hotel 1983

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Character: 2nd American Gas Assn. Ad

The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet 1952

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