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Gene Krupa (Eugene Bertram Krupa)

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Biography

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Gene married Ethel McGuire in 1934. She was the switchboard operator at the Dixie Hotel where Gene was living while he was working in the pit band of "Girl Crazy." They were divorced in 1942 and remarried in 1946. Ethel died in 1955. Gene then married Patty Bowler in 1959 and they adopted two children, Mary Grace and Michael, who Gene nicknamed "BG." They were divorced in 1968. Read more...

Actor

Character: Benny Goodman Drummer

Hollywood Hotel 1937

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Character: Himself

Some Like It Hot 1939

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Character: Himself - Orchestra Leader

Ball of Fire 1941

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Character: Musician - Drum Solo

The Best Years of Our Lives 1946

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Character: Drummer Gene Krupa

Make Believe Ballroom 1949

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Character: Himself

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Himself

The Dean Martin Show 1965

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Character: Himself - Guest Performer

Caesar's Hour 1954

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Character: Himself

Startime 1959

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Character: Himself

Omnibus 1952

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Character: Himself - Drummer

The Bell Telephone Hour 1959

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Character: Himself

Your Hit Parade 1950

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Grass 1999

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