Helen Morgan

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Birthday
2, 1900
Birthplace
Danville, IL
Death Date
Oct 9, 1941 (41)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1900
Birthplace
Danville, IL
Death Date
Oct 9, 1941 (41)

About

A classic torch singer who was a film and stage actress who appeared in musicals like Show Boat.

Before Fame

With voice lessons beginning in her childhood, she began gathering notice with performances around the speakeasies of Chicago.

Trivia

She starred as Julie LaVerne in the musical Show Boat both on Broadway and in two film adaptations.

Family Life

She was born in Danville, Illinois and stayed with her mother through two failed marriages before she turned eighteen.

Associated With

Oscar Hammerstein, along with Jerome Kern, wrote the musical Showboat, which made her a star.