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Betty Grable
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Betty Grable


: 18 December 1916


: Sagittarius


: 02 July 1973


: 56 years


  • Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" Grable was an American actress, pin-up girl, dancer, and singer
When was Betty Grable born?18 December 1916
When did Betty Grable die? / Died02 July 1973
How many years did Betty Grable live? / Lived56 years
Zodiac sign:Sagittarius

Betty Grable facts

  • Her 42 movies during the 1930s and 1940s grossed more than $100 million
  • She set a record of 12 consecutive years in the top 10 of box office stars
  • The Treasury Department in 1946-47 listed her as the highest-salaried American woman
  • She earned more than $3 million during her career
  • Grable began her film career in 1929 at age 12, after which she was fired from a contract when it was learned she signed up under false identification
  • She had contracts with RKO and Paramount Pictures during the 1930s, and appeared in a string of B movies, mostly portraying co-eds
  • Grable came to prominence in the Broadway musical DuBarry Was a Lady (1939), which brought her to the attention of 20th Century-Fox
  • She replaced Alice Faye in Down Argentine Way (1940), her first major Hollywood film, and became Fox's biggest film star throughout the remaining decade
  • Fox cast Grable in a succession of Technicolor musicals during the decade that were immensely popular, co-starring with such leading men as Victor Mature, Don Ameche, John Payne, and Tyrone Power
  • In 1943, she was the number-one box-office draw in the world and, in 1947, she was the highest-paid entertainer in the United States
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