Betty Grable

Betty Grable
1916 - 1973

Betty Grable  American Actress


Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" Grable (December 18, 1916 – July 2, 1973) was an American actress, pin-up model, dancer, and singer, and popular contract star for 20th Century-Fox during the 1940s and 1950s....

Confirmed Relationships11
Longest Relationship22 yrs
Average Relationship Length2 yrs, 3 mths
Rumored Relationships9
First Name Betty
Middle Name Ruth
Last Name Grable
Full Name at Birth Elizabeth Ruth Grable
Alternative Name Frances Dean
Age 56 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th December, 1916
Birthplace St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died 2nd July, 1973
Place of Death Santa Monica, California, USA
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Weight 110lbs (50 kg)
Build Voluptuous
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Distinctive Feature Legs (known As Million Dollar Legs)
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, dancer, singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Girl With the Million Dollar Legs
Music Genre Stage & Screen
Year(s) Active 1929–1973, 1929–73
Music Style Stage & Screen, Vocal, Soundtracks, Film Music, Traditional Pop
Instrument Vocals
Brand Endorsement Lustre-Creme Shampoo (Magazine Advertisement) [1953]
Bust (inches) 34
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 24
Hips (inches) 35
Clothes Size 4
Shoe Size 4c
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Father John Conn Grable
Mother Lillian Rose Hoffmann
Sister Marjorie Grable-Arnold
Family Member Jessica (daughter), Victoria (daughter)
Friend Betty Furness, Lucille Ball, Dan Dailey, Carol Burrnett, Marilyn Monroe, Matthew Yuricich, Donald O'Connor, Jack Cole, Edie Wasserman, Manny Sachs, Lew Wasserman, Cesar Romero, Alfred Vanderbilt Jr, Dorothy Lamour, Shirley Booth, Mitzi Gaynor, Johnnie Ray, Jeanne Crain, Billy Daniel, Lana Turner, Linda Darnell, Mickey Rooney, Jackie Cooper
Favorite Places Hollywood, St. Louis
Favorite Foods Salads, Italian
Favorite Colors Red, Pink, Turqouise
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Betty Grable56 SagittariusActress
Dick Haymes61 VirgoActor
Harry James77 PiscesTrumpeter
George Raft85 LibraActor
Desi Arnaz69 PiscesActor
Don 'Red' Barry68 CapricornActor
Mickey Rooney93 VirgoActor
Tyrone Power44 TaurusActor
Victor Mature86 AquariusActor
Buster Crabbe26 CapricornActor
Artie Shaw94 GeminiClarinetist
Jackie Coogan69 ScorpioActor
John F. Kennedy46 GeminiHead of State
Ronald Reagan93 AquariusHead of State
George Stevens70 SagittariusCinematographer
Henry Willson67 LeoBusiness
Alexis Thompson40 TaurusSocialite
Robert Stack84 CapricornActor
Rory Calhoun76 LeoActor
Oleg Cassini92 AriesFashion Designer
Peter Lawford61 VirgoActor
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Victoria Elizabeth
Female3rd March, 194472 years old
Female20th May, 194769 years old

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How to Be Very, Very Popular1955 Stormy Tornado Movie
Three for the Show1955 Julie Lowndes Movie
Ford Star Jubilee1955 Lily Garland TV Show
Star Stage1955 Cleopatra Collins TV Show
Shower of Stars1954 Betty Grable TV Show
How to Marry a Millionaire1953 Loco Dempsey Movie
The Farmer Takes a Wife1953 Molly Larkins Movie
Call Me Mister1951 Kay Hudson Movie
Meet Me After the Show1951 Delilah Lee Movie
My Blue Heaven1950 Kitty Moran Movie
Wabash Avenue1950 Ruby Summers Movie
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend1949 Freddie Movie
That Lady in Ermine1948 Francesca Movie
When My Baby Smiles at Me1948 Bonny Kane Movie
Mother Wore Tights1947 Mother Movie
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim1947 Cynthia Pilgrim Movie
Do You Love Me1946 Barry's Fan in Taxi (uncredited) Movie
Diamond Horseshoe1945 Bonnie Collins Movie
The Dolly Sisters1945 Yansci 'Jenny' Dolly Movie
Four Jills in a Jeep1944 Betty Grable Movie
Pin Up Girl1944 Lorry Jones aka Laura Lorraine Movie
Coney Island1943 Kate Farley Movie
Sweet Rosie O'Grady1943 Madeleine 'Madge' Marlowe Movie
Footlight Serenade1942 Pat Lambert Movie
Song of the Islands1942 Eileen O'Brien Movie
Springtime in the Rockies1942 Vicky Lane Movie
A Yank in the R.A.F.1941 Carol Brown Movie
I Wake Up Screaming1941 Jill Lynn Movie
Moon Over Miami1941 Kay Latimer Movie
Down Argentine Way1940 Glenda Crawford Movie
Tin Pan Alley1940 Lily Blane Movie
Man About Town1939 Susan Hayes Movie
Million Dollar Legs1939 Carol Parker Movie
The Day the Bookies Wept1939 Ina Firpo Movie
College Swing1938 Betty Movie
Give Me a Sailor1938 Nancy Larkin Movie
Campus Confessions1938 Joyce Gilmore Movie
This Way Please1937 Jane Morrow Movie
Thrill of a Lifetime1937 Gwen Movie
Collegiate1936 Dorothy Movie
Follow the Fleet1936 Singer in Trio Movie
Pigskin Parade1936 Laura Watson Movie
Don't Turn 'em Loose1936 Mildred Webster Movie
Old Man Rhythm1935 Sylvia Movie
The Nitwits1935 Mary Roberts Movie
Drawing Rumors1935 Movie
A Night at the Biltmore Bowl1935 Vocalist Short Film
A Quiet Fourth1935 Short Film
The Spirit of 19761935 Short Film
This Band Age1935 Betty - Band Singer Movie
The Gay Divorcee1934 Dance Specialty Movie
Student Tour1934 Cayenne Movie
Business Is a Pleasure1934 Short Film
By Your Leave1934 Frances Movie
Love Detectives1934 Alice Short Film
Susie's Affairs1934 Susie Lee Short Film
School for Romance1934 Student Short Film
Elmer Steps Out1934 Short Film
Ferry-Go-Round1934 Betty Movie
Cavalcade1933 Girl on Couch (unconfirmed, uncredited) Movie
The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi1933 Band Singer with Ted Fio Rito Movie
Child of Manhattan1933 Lucy Movie
Melody Cruise1933 First Stewardess (uncredited) Movie
Air Tonic1933 Betty Grable - Band Singer Movie
What Price Innocence?1933 Beverly Bennett Movie
The Age of Consent1932 Student at dormitory (uncredited) Movie
The Greeks Had a Word for Them1932 Hat Check Girl (uncredited) Movie
The Kid from Spain1932 Goldwyn Girl Movie
Over the Counter1932 Customer Who Wants to Buy a Baby (uncredited) Short Film
Hold 'Em Jail1932 Barbara Movie
Probation1932 Ruth Movie
The Flirty Sleepwalker1932 Blonde Girl (as Frances Dean) Short Film
Hollywood Lights1932 Short Film
Hollywood Luck1932 Short Film
Lady! Please!1932 Undetermined Minor Role (as Frances Dean, unconfirmed) Short Film
Kiki1931 Goldwyn Girl Movie
Palmy Days1931 Goldwyn Girl Movie
Ex-Sweeties1931 Undetermined Minor Role (as Frances Dean) Short Film
Crashing Hollywood1931 Short Film
Once a Hero1931 Short Film
Whoopee!1930 Goldwyn Girl Movie
Let's Go Places1930 Chorine (uncredited) Movie
New Movietone Follies of 19301930 Chorine (uncredited) Movie
Happy Days1929 Chorus Woman Movie
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MoonlightBaeMay 9

Can you stop changing the pictures please

MoonlightBaeMay 4

She's so stunning.

di7234241109Aug 30, 2010

one of the most beautiful women ever

bexs265Feb 5, 2010

love her and doris i want to pick her up and put her in my pocket! so adorable and comes across really lovely...but as for my fave dancer singers that has to be eleanor powell/rita hayworth/ wow i forgotton her name erm she taps dances and was in on the town with sinatra!!!!

ziegfeldgirl1941Feb 25, 2009

Scarlett Johanson apparently wants to play that is a big no

LEEFeb 23, 2009


buntingJan 17, 2009

Betty was good, but Alice Faye was Better !!!

xenophile113Dec 4, 2008

it is written somewhere on the web that betty grable was first signed as a goldwyn girl for mgm studio`s and even dated samuel goldwyn.but his photo isn`t here.anyway i am big fan of her`s.

Buddy BeckDec 7, 2007

I think Betty Grable was the second most popular fem star after Shirley Temple and just ahead of Doris Day

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