Dixie Dunbar (Christina Elizabeth Dunbar)

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Montgomery, Alabama, USA
She was a vivacious, kewpie doll-like dancer/entertainer of 1930s Broadway and Hollywood musicals. Dixie Dunbar was born Christine Elizabeth Dunbar in Montgomery, Alabama on January 18, 1918, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Nicknamed "Tootsie" by her mother, she took dancing lessions at an early age and it was quickly learned that Dixie had a natural talent. Her mom took her to New York where her heavy Southern drawl had her quickly renamed "Dixie. Read more...