Kathryn Grayson

Kathryn Grayson (born February 9, 1922) is an American actress and singer who was born Zelma Kathryn Hedrick. She married twice, first to actor John Shelton, second to actor/singer Johnnie Johnston. She has one daughter.

The petite soprano was one of MGM Studios' top sopranos of the 1940s & 1950s. She started out with dreams of being in opera, but MGM scooped her up to be in films. Some consider her role as Lili Vanessi in Kiss Me, Kate as her best. She also played Magnolia in the 1951 version of Show Boat. She left the movies in 1956 for the stage and fulfilled her dream of being in opera. She was nominated for an Emmy in 1955 for her performance as a blind girl in General Electric Theater's Shadow On The Heart.


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She was nominated for an Emmy in 1955 for her performance as a blind girl in General Electric Theater's Shadow On The Heart.. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6901 Hollywood Blvd. She left the movies in 1956 for the stage and fulfilled her dream of being in opera. In 1965 she died from breast cancer. She also played Magnolia in the 1951 version of Show Boat. In 1956 she starred in The Solid Gold Cadillac and in 1960 in Bells Are Ringing, in the role she had originated on Broadway. Some consider her role as Lili Vanessi in Kiss Me, Kate as her best. Holliday was called to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee to "explain" her Communist links, but the appearance did not blackball her career, unlike the cases of others in the movie business.

She started out with dreams of being in opera, but MGM scooped her up to be in films. The part gave her the chance to star in Born Yesterday the next year, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. The petite soprano was one of MGM Studios' top sopranos of the 1940s & 1950s. Her big break came in 1949, with a role in Adam's Rib. She has one daughter. She had a few more minor roles, before moving back to New York and the stage. She married twice, first to actor John Shelton, second to actor/singer Johnnie Johnston. Born Judith Tuvim in New York City, she began her career on the stage. Her first movie was Greenwich Village in 1944.

Kathryn Grayson (born February 9, 1922) is an American actress and singer who was born Zelma Kathryn Hedrick. Judy Holliday (June 21, 1921 - June 7, 1965) was an American actress.

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