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Powell, Eleanor, 1912-1982

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Personal name headingPowell, Eleanor, 1912-1982
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Birth date1912-11-21
Death date1982-02-11
Place of birthSpringfield (Mass.)
Place of deathBeverly Hills (Calif.)
Profession or occupationDancers Actresses
Found inBroadway melody of 1940 [MP] 1940: credits (cast, Eleanor Powell)
The World almanac 1986 (Eleanor Powell; b. 1912 d. 1982; dancer, actress)
The films of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy, 1978: title page (foreword by Eleanor Powell)
Wikipedia, June 8, 2017 (Eleanor Powell; Eleanor Torrey Powell (November 21, 1912--February 11, 1982) was an American dancer and actress; she was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and died in Beverly Hills, California; best remembered for her solo tap numbers in musical films in the 1930s and 1940s; she was known as one of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's top dancing stars during the Golden Age of Hollywood in a series of musical vehicles tailored especially for her talents, such as Born to Dance (1936), Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) and Rosalie (1937), believed to be equaled only by Fred Astaire in terms of dancing talent; in 1965, she was named the World's Greatest Tap Dancer by the Dance Masters of America)
Associated languageeng