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Nanette Fabray


Born - 27 October 1920, San Diego, California, USA
Died - 22 February 2018

Tall, vivacious, firecracker strawberry blonde star of mainly stage musicals, with the occasional film appearance thrown in. Born Ruby Nanette Fabares, she was in acting as a teenager, but later blossomed as a musical star: The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939), A Child is Born (1939), The Miracle of Fatima (1952), The Band Wagon (1954), The Subterraneans (1960), The Happy Ending (1969), Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County (1970), Harper Valley PTA (1978), Amy (1981), Personal Exemptions (1989), Teresa's Tattoo (1994) and the documentary Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age (2018), her last. The screenwriter Ranald MacDougall was the second of her two husbands. The actress Shelley Fabares is her niece.