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Ginger Rogers

Ginger RogersAKA Virginia Katherine McMath

Born: 16-Jul-1911
Birthplace: Independence, MO
Died: 25-Apr-1995
Location of death: Rancho Mirage, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Oakwood Memorial Park, Chatsworth, CA

Gender: Female
Religion: Christian Science
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Dancer, Singer, Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Gay Divorcee

Father: William Eddins McMath (engineer, d. when Ginger was 11)
Mother: Lela Emogen Owens Rogers (b. 25-Dec-1890, d. 25-May-1977)
Boyfriend: Harold Ross (founding editor, The New Yorker -- Ginger was 19 at the time)
Husband: Edward Jackson Culpepper (m. 29-Mar-1929, div. 11-Jul-1931)
Husband: Lew Ayres (actor, m. 13-Nov-1934, div. 13-Mar-1940)
Husband: Jack Briggs (actor, m. 16-Jan-1943, div. 7-Sep-1949)
Husband: Jacques Bergerac (actor, m. 7-Feb-1953, div. 7-Jul-1957)
Husband: William Marshall (actor, m. 16-Mar-1961, div. 1970)

    High School: Central High School, Fort Worth, TX

    RKO Radio Pictures under contract
    Hollywood Anti-Nazi League
    Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals
    Oscar for Best Actress 1941 for Kitty Foyle: The Natural History of a Woman
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6778 Hollywood Blvd.
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (25-Sep-1984) · Herself
    Harlow (14-May-1965)
    Cinderella (22-Feb-1965)
    Quick, Let's Get Married (1964)
    Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (22-Feb-1957)
    Teenage Rebel (1-Nov-1956)
    The First Traveling Saleslady (Aug-1956) · Miss Rose Gillray
    Tight Spot (19-Mar-1955) · Sherry Conley
    Black Widow (28-Oct-1954) · Lottie Marin
    Twist of Fate (13-Jul-1954) · Johnny Victor
    Forever Female (Aug-1953) · Beatrice Page
    Monkey Business (5-Sep-1952) · Edwina Fulton
    Dreamboat (25-Jul-1952) · Gloria
    We're Not Married! (11-Jul-1952) · Ramona
    The Groom Wore Spurs (14-Mar-1951) · A. J. Furnival
    Storm Warning (3-Mar-1951) · Marsha Mitchell
    Perfect Strangers (11-Mar-1950) · Terry Scott
    The Barkleys of Broadway (4-May-1949) · Dinah Barkley
    It Had to Be You (22-Oct-1947) · Victoria Stafford
    Magnificent Doll (Nov-1946)
    Heartbeat (10-May-1946) · Arlette
    Weekend at the Waldorf (5-Oct-1945) · Irene Malvern
    I'll Be Seeing You (5-Jan-1945) · Mary Marshall
    Lady in the Dark (10-Feb-1944)
    Tender Comrade (29-Dec-1943) · Jo Jones
    Once Upon a Honeymoon (12-Nov-1942) · Katie O'Hara
    The Major and the Minor (16-Sep-1942)
    Tales of Manhattan (5-Aug-1942)
    Roxie Hart (20-Feb-1942) · Roxie Hart
    Tom Dick and Harry (13-Jun-1941) · Janie
    Kitty Foyle: The Natural History of a Woman (27-Dec-1940) · Kitty Foyle
    Lucky Partners (2-Aug-1940) · Jean
    Primrose Path (22-Mar-1940) · Ellie May Adams
    5th Ave Girl (25-Aug-1939) · Mary Grey
    Bachelor Mother (30-Jun-1939) · Polly Parrish
    The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (29-Mar-1939) · Irene Castle
    Carefree (2-Sep-1938) · Amanda Cooper
    Having Wonderful Time (1-Jun-1938) · Teddy
    Vivacious Lady (13-May-1938) · Francey
    Stage Door (8-Oct-1937) · Jean Maitland
    Shall We Dance (7-May-1937) · Linda Keene
    Swing Time (28-Aug-1936) · Penelope Carroll
    Follow the Fleet (20-Feb-1936) · Sherry Martin
    In Person (22-Nov-1935)
    Top Hat (30-Aug-1935) · Dale Tremont
    Star of Midnight (11-Apr-1935) · Donna Mantin
    Roberta (8-Mar-1935) · Scharwenka
    Romance in Manhattan (11-Jan-1935) · Sylvia Dennis
    The Gay Divorcee (12-Oct-1934) · Mimi
    Change of Heart (10-May-1934)
    Finishing School (4-May-1934)
    Upperworld (28-Apr-1934) · Lilly
    Twenty Million Sweethearts (27-Apr-1934) · Peggy
    Flying Down to Rio (22-Dec-1933) · Honey Hale
    Sitting Pretty (24-Nov-1933)
    Chance at Heaven (27-Oct-1933) · Marjorie Harris
    Rafter Romance (1-Sep-1933) · Mary
    A Shriek in the Night (22-Jul-1933)
    Professional Sweetheart (9-Jun-1933)
    Gold Diggers of 1933 (27-May-1933) · Fay
    42nd Street (2-Feb-1933) · Ann
    You Said a Mouthful (18-Nov-1932) · Alice Brandon
    The Thirteenth Guest (9-Aug-1932)
    The Tenderfoot (23-May-1932)
    Carnival Boat (1932) · Honey
    Suicide Fleet (20-Nov-1931) · Sally
    The Tip-Off (16-Oct-1931) · Baby Face
    Honor Among Lovers (28-Feb-1931)

Author of books:
Ginger: My Story (1991)

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