Dancer, Singer and Actress
Johnnie Lucille Collier (April 12, 1923 – January 22, 2004), known professionally as Ann Miller, was an American dancer, singer and actress. She is best remembered for her work in the Hollywood musical films of the 1940s and 1950s. Wikipedia
Age: 80 (age at death)
Born: 12th April, 1923, Chireno, Texas, U.S.
Died: 22nd January, 2004, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5' 7" (170 cm)
Claim to Fame: Easter Parade, On the Town, Kiss Me Kate
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She made herself four years older, when she began working in Hollywood. She became an excellent tap dancer after her mother told her while watching Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935) starring Eleanor Powell if she would practice a little that same quality.
When she was in her early teens, she was advised to pretend she was 18 in order to get a job in the movies. Her father wanted a boy, so Ann was named Johnnie Lucille Collier, and she later went by Lucille. In 1937, in order to keep her contract with RKO Pictures, she got a fake birth certificate, which said she was Lucille Ann Collier, born in Chireno, Texas, on April 12, 1919.
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[Fred Astaire] was a perfectionist. At rehearsal when you thought you`d got it perfect he would say, "Go on, Annie, just one more time!" What I wouldn`t give to do it just one more time.
At MGM, I always played the second feminine lead. I was never the star in films. I was the brassy, good-hearted showgirl. I never really had my big moment on the screen. Broadway gave me the stardom that my soul kind of yearned for.