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Dinah Shore

Dinah ShoreAKA Frances Rose Shore

Born: 29-Feb-1916 [1]
Birthplace: Winchester, TN
Died: 24-Feb-1994
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Ovarian
Remains: Cremated, Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, CA

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer, Actor
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: See the U-S-A in a Chev-ro-let


[1] A number of dates were published as Dinah Shore's birth date, usually 1917 or 1920. A photograph of her tombstone with a 1916 date appears in Jonathan Brooks, Laid to Rest in California (2006), page 166.

Father: Solomon A. Shore
Mother: Anna Stein
Husband:
George Montgomery (actor, m. 5-Dec-1943, div. 9-May-1963, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Melissa Ann ("Melissa Montgomery-Hine", b. 3-Jan-1948)
Son: John David (adopted, b. 3-Mar-1954)
Husband: Maurice F. Smith (m. 26-May-1963, div. 1964)
Boyfriend: Burt Reynolds (actor, long term relationship)

    High School: Hume-Fogg High School, Nashville, TN
    University: BA Sociology, Vanderbilt University (1938)

    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Emmy 1955 Best Female Singer
    Emmy 1956 Best Female Singer
    Emmy 1957 Best Female Personality
    Emmy 1958 for The Dinah Shore Show
    Emmy 1959 for The Dinah Shore Show
    Emmy 1973 for Dinah's Place
    Daytime Emmy 1974 for Dinah's Place
    Daytime Emmy 1976 for Dinah!
    Golden Globe 1956 for Disneyland (single episode)
    World Golf Hall of Fame 1994
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6914 Hollywood Blvd.
    Endorsement of Chevrolet
    Endorsement of General Electric 1945
    Risk Factors: Polio

    TELEVISION
    The Dinah Shore Show Host (1951-56)
    The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Host (1956-63)
    Dinah's Place Host (1970-74)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988) · Herself
    HealtH (12-Sep-1980) · Herself
    Death Car on the Freeway (25-Sep-1979)
    Oh, God! (7-Oct-1977) · Herself
    Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1-Apr-1952)
    Fun and Fancy Free (27-Sep-1947) [VOICE]
    Till the Clouds Roll By (5-Dec-1946) · Julie Sanderson
    Make Mine Music (20-Apr-1946) · Herself [VOICE]
    Belle of the Yukon (26-Dec-1944) · Lettie Candless
    Follow the Boys (25-Apr-1944) · Herself
    Up in Arms (17-Feb-1944) · Virginia
    Thank Your Lucky Stars (1-Oct-1943) · Herself

Author of books:
Someone's in the Kitchen With Dinah (1971, cookbook)
The Dinah Shore Cook Book (1983, cookbook)
The Dinah Shore American Kitchen: Homestyle Cooking With Flair (1990, cookbook)


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