Frances Langford

Frances Langford

  • Born on
    • April 4th, 1913
  • Died on
    • July 11th, 2005
Frances Langford won fame on radio (primarily as Bob Hope's vocalist, later sparring comically with Don Ameche as "The Bickersons"), via recordings and in the movies. In spite of the fact that she played mostly in minor musicals (plus appearing occasionally in "A" productions, including Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), This Is the Army (1943) and The Glenn Miller Story (1954)), she introduced major songs like "I'm in the Mood for Love" in Every Night at Eight (1935), "You are My Lucky Star" and "Broadway Rhythm" in Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935), Cole Porter's "Easy to Love" in Born to Dance (1936) and "Hooray for Hollywood" in Hollywood Hotel (1937). Date of Birth 4 April 1913, Lakeland, Florida Date of Death 11 July 2005, Jensen Beach, Florida  (congestive heart failure)


Acting (8 Credits)

1985That's Dancing!
1954The Glenn Miller Story as Frances Langford
1948Melody Time as Frances Langford
1942Yankee Doodle Dandy as Singer
1940Too Many Girls as Eileen Eilers
1937Hollywood Hotel as Alice
1936Born to Dance as 'Peppy' Turner
1935Broadway Melody of 1936 as Frances Langford

Herself (1 Credits)

1943This Is the Army as Herself


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