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21-06-1921
New York City, New York, USA
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That's Entertainment, Part II
Director: Doris Day
Release date: 17-05-1976
Bells Are Ringing
Bells Are Ringing ( English )
Artist: Dean Martin , Fred Clark , Eddie Foy , Jr. , Jean Stapleton
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 23-06-1960
Full of Life
Full of Life ( English )
Director: John Fante
Release date: 25-12-1956
The Solid Gold Cadillac
Artist: Paul Douglas , George Burns , Fred Clark , John Williams , Hiram Sherman
Director: Abe Burrows
Music Director: George Duning , Charles Lang
Release date: 22-08-1956
Phffft!
Phffft! ( English )
Artist: Jack Lemmon , Jack Carson , Kim Novak , Luella Gear , Donald Randolph
Director: Fred Kohlmar
Music Director: Charles Lang
Release date: 10-11-1954
模特儿趣事
模特儿趣事 ( English )
Director: Garson Kanin
Release date: 18-01-1954
The Marrying Kind
The Marrying Kind ( English )
Artist: Madge Kennedy , Sheila Bond , John Alexander , Phyllis Povah , Rex Williams
Director: Ruth Gordon
Music Director: Jean Louis
Release date: 01-02-1952
Born Yesterday
Born Yesterday ( English )
Artist: Broderick Crawford , William Holden , Howard St. John , Larry Oliver , Barbara Brown
Director: Garson Kanin
Music Director: S. Sylvan Simon
Release date: 26-12-1950
On the Town
On the Town ( English )
Music Director:
Release date: 08-12-1949
Adam's Rib
Adam's Rib ( English )
Director: Lawrence Weingarten , Jack Greenwood , Andrew Marton
Release date: 18-11-1949
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Biography

Judy Holliday (June 21, 1921 - June 7, 1965) was an American actress, comedienne and singer. Her mother, a piano teacher, was attending a play when she went into labor and made it to the hospital just in time. Judy was an only child. By the age of four, her mother had her enrolled in ballet school which fostered a life-long interest in show business. Two years later her parents divorced. In high school, Judy began to develop an interest in theater. She appeared in several high school plays. After graduation, she got a job in the Orson Welles Mercury Theater as a switchboard operator. Judy worked her way on the stage with appearance in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and New York City. Judy toured on the nightclub circuit with a group called "The Revuers" founded by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. She went to Hollywood to make her first foray into the film world in Greenwich Village (1944). Most of her scenes ended up on the cutting room floor. Disappointed, but not discouraged, Judy earned two more roles that year in Something for the Boys (1944) and Winged Victory (1944). In the latter, Judy had a few lines of dialogue. Judy returned to New York to continue her stage career. She returned to Hollywood after five years to appear in Adam's Rib (1949) as Doris Attinger opposite screen greats Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy and Tom Ewell. With her success in that role, Judy was signed to play Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday (1950), a role which she originated on Broadway. She was nominated for and won the best actress Oscar for her performance. After filming The Marrying Kind (1952), Judy was summoned before the Un-American Activities Committee to testify about her political affiliations. Fortunately for her, she was not blacklisted as were many of her counterparts, but damage was done. Her film career was curtailed somewhat, but rebounded. She continued with her stage and musical efforts, but with limited time on the screen. After filming The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956), she was off-screen for four years. Her last film was the MGM production of Bells Are Ringing (1960) with Dean Martin and it was one of her best. Judy died three weeks before her 44th birthday in New York City on June 7, 1965.

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