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Leni Lynn

Singer/actress

Born - 3 May 1923, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA1
Died - 1 January 2010

Prettily plain brunette American songstress. a soprano in light opera signed by MGM at 16. But, while some British stars were fleeing the UK to America, Lynn, born Angelina Ciofani, dissatisfied with her Hollywood career, was going the other way. She starred in a few light wartime musicals in Britain before returning to America - and obscurity - in 1949. After a film debut in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939), she made Babes in Arms (1939), Hullabaloo (1940), I Love You Again (1940) and Angels with Broken Wings (1941), before leaving for the UK, where she starred in Heaven is Round the Corner (1944), Give Me the Stars (1945), Gaiety George/Showtime (1946) and Spring Song/Springtime (1946). Four times married, her husband at the time of her death following a stroke was composer Bernard Hoffer.