Winnie Lightner

Winnie Lightner
1899 - 1971

Winnie Lightner  American Singer


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Rest in peace.


Winnie Lightner was previously married to Roy Del Ruth (1948 - 1961).

Winnie Lightner was in relationships with William Harold, George Holtry, George Raft and John Patrick.


American Singer Winnie Lightner was born Winifred J. Reeves on 17th September, 1899 in Greenport, New York and passed away on 5th Mar 1971 Sherman Oaks, California aged 71. She is most remembered for Gold Diggers of Broaway (1929). Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Winnie Lightner is a member of the following lists: Actors from New York, American film actors and American stage actors.


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Married1 12 years, 8 months - -
Total5 12 years, 8 months 2 years, 6 months -


First Name Winnie
Last Name Lightner
Full Name at Birth Winifred J. Reeves
Alternative Name Winnie, `Song A Minute Girl`
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th September, 1899
Birthplace Greenport, New York
Died 5th March, 1971
Place of Death Sherman Oaks, California
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills, Los Angeles County California USA
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Gold Diggers of Broaway (1929)
Year(s) Active 1928-1934, 1928–34, 1922–34, 1922–1934

Winnie Lightner (September 17, 1899 – March 5, 1971) was an American stage and motion picture actress. Perhaps best known as the gold-digging Mabel in Gold Diggers of Broadway (1929), Lightner was often typecast as a wise-cracking gold-digger and was known for her talents as a comedian and singer. She is also noted for introducing the song "Singin' in the Bathtub" in the 1929 motion picture The Show of Shows.

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Winnie Lightner71 VirgoSinger
Roy Del Ruth67 LibraFilm Director
George Holtry-
George Raft85 LibraActor
John Patrick-
William Harold-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Thomas AnthonyMale1st May, 194279 years oldRoy Del Ruth


I'll Fix It1934ElizabethMovie
Dancing Lady1933Rosette LaRueMovie
She Had to Say Yes1933MaizeeMovie
Play Girl1932Georgine HicksMovie
The Stolen Jools1931WinnieShort Film
Manhattan Parade1931Doris RobertsMovie
Side Show1931PatMovie
Sit Tight1931Winnie O'NeillMovie
Gold Dust Gertie1931Gertrude 'Gertie' DaleMovie
Hold Everything1930Toots BreenMovie
She Couldn't Say No1930Winnie HarperMovie
The Life of the Party1930FloMovie
Gold Diggers of Broadway1929Mabel MunroeMovie
Show of Shows1929Performer in 'Pingo Pongo' & 'Singing in the Bathtub' NumbersMovie
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MandyLovesVintageMandyLovesVintageMay 1, 2009

What a voice! Such a wonderful performer. Sad that the world of Entertainment today lacks such real, unique talent. Winnie was a one-of-a-kind gal.

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