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May 16, 2023

35 Fabulous Photos of Gale Robbins in the 1940s and ’50s

Born 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, American actress and singer Gale Robbins signed a contract with 20th Century Fox late in 1942 and made her film debut in In the Meantime, Darling in 1944. She appeared in several films, such as Calamity Jane and My Dear Secretary, and briefly sang parts of two songs in The Barkleys of Broadway, playing Shirlene May, the potential understudy to Ginger Rogers’ character. Robbins sang another song, “All Alone Monday,” in another Fred Astaire vehicle, Three Little Words (1950).

Robbins entertained at many military bases with a troupe led by Bob Hope. She later focused on TV, including being a regular on Pantomime Quiz on KTTV in Los Angeles, California, in 1949. She was hostess of Hollywood House from 1949 to 1950.

Robbins released the album I’m a Dreamer, backed by Eddie Cano and his orchestra, in 1958. She made three guest appearances on The Bob Cummings Show between 1955 and 1958, appeared on The Untouchables, in the episode “The Antidote”, and also had roles in such popular series as Gunsmoke, Trackdown, Perry Mason, 77 Sunset Strip and Mister Ed.

Robbins has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of motion pictures. Her star is located at 6510 Hollywood Boulevard. She died of lung cancer in 1980, in Tarzana, California, at the age of 58. Take a look at these fabulous photos to see the beauty of young Gale Robbins in the 1940s and 1950s.

1 comment:

  1. Very beautiful! One of my fav actress! Beautiful shot also!




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