Frances Langford

D.O.B: Apr 04, 1913 |

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Frances Langford won fame on radio (primarily as Bob Hopes 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 Im 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 Porters Easy to Love in Born to Dance (1936) and Hooray for Hollywood in Hollywood Hotel (1937).

Biography

Frances Langford won fame on radio (primarily as Bob Hopes 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 Im 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 Porters Easy to Love in Born to Dance (1936) and Hooray for Hollywood in Hollywood Hotel (1937).