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Gypsy Rose Lee Edit Profile

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Gypsy Rose Lee, American entertainer.

Background

Lee, Gypsy Rose was born on January 9, 1914 in Washington state. Daughter of John M. and Rose (Thompson) Hovick.

Education

1 son, Erik.

Career

; married second, Alexander Kirkland, 1942 (division 1944). 1 son, Erik; married 3d, Julio de Deigo, 1948 (division 1955). Debut as entertainer Knights of Pythias, Seattle, 1917, burlesque dancer Minsky’s Theatre.

Appeared in motion picture My Lucky Star, also Belle of the Yukon. Role Broadway musical, Star and Garter, 1942. Head nat. company Threepenny Opera, 1961.

Hostess syndicated television talk show, 1966. Entertainer war bond drives, United States Army camp shows, other benefits. Author: The G-String Murders.

Mother Finds A Body; (play) The Naked Genius, 1943. Gypsy, 1957 (Broadway musical 1959). Home: Beverly Hills California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The G-String Murders. Mother Finds A Body

    • (play) The Naked Genius, 1943. Gypsy, 1957 (Broadway musical 1959).

Connections

Married Arnold R. Mizzy, 1937 (divorced 1941). Married second, Alexander Kirkland, 1942 (divorced 1944).; married 3d, Julio de Deigo, 1948 (divorced 1955).

father:
John M. Hovick

mother:
Rose (Thompson) Hovick

spouses:
Arnold R. Mizzy

Alexander Kirkland

Julio de Deigo