Irene Bordoni

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Birthday
16, 1885
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Mar 19, 1953 (68)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1885
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Mar 19, 1953 (68)

About

French-born actress and singer who appeared in the Broadway production of Cole Porter's Paris and in the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific.

Before Fame

She was a child actor, performing on stage in Paris and in silent films. She debuted on Broadway in a production called Broadway to Paris.

Trivia

She is credited as the first interpreter of numerous popular songs, including "Do It Again" and "Let's Misbehave."

Family Life

She was born to Italian parents on the French island of Corsica.

Associated With

She and Bob Hope appeared in a 1941 film entitled Louisiana Purchase.

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