Patsy Kelly

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Birthday
12, 1910
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 24, 1981 (71)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1910
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 24, 1981 (71)

About

Known as The Queen of Wisecracks, she gained fame for her contribution to short comedy films of the 1930s.

Before Fame

She began dancing in vaudeville at age 12 and made her Broadway debut in 1928.

Trivia

Her performance in the 1971 stage revival of No, No, Nanette won her a Tony Award.

Family Life

She was open about her homosexuality during a time when it was considered taboo, and admitted to having lived with actress Wilma Cox.

Associated With

She played her most memorable roles in comedies produced by Hal Roach.

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