Irene Dunne

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Biography:
Birth Name: Irene Dunne
Born: 12/20/1898
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Death Place: Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 09/04/1990

She was born Irene Marie Dunn (the "e" was added later) on Dec. 10, 1898 in Louisville, KY, but spent much of her teenage years in Madison, IN. From an early age, Dunne displayed an aptitude for singing and her skills were further developed through vocal training. Dunne also learned to play piano via instruction from her mother, a professional musician, and had formative performing experiences in school plays and as a member of the local church choir. Following Dunne's graduation from Madison High School, she attended the Indianapolis Conservatory of Music and Chicago Music College, hoping to utilize her gifts in the world of opera. While that did not pan out, Dunne's vocal talent opened oth... Continue Bio >>

Popular Television:
1985 Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts
1959 DuPont Show With June Allyson
1959 June Allyson Show
1958 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
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