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Dinah Shore

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Birth Name: Dinah Shore
Born: 03/01/1917
Birth Place: Winchester, Tennessee, USA
Death Place: Beverly Hills, California, USA
Died: 02/24/1994

Frances Rose Shore was born on Feb. 29, 1916, in Winchester, TN. The second and youngest child of Russian Jewish immigrants, Fannie Shore grew up in an atmosphere of Southern prejudice, where Ku Klux Klan members were regulars at her father's dry goods store. When she was 18 months old, Shore contracted poliomyelitis and was nursed by her parents through a long convalescence and six years of physical therapy that left her with a crippled foot and a noticeable limp. From her mother, a gifted amateur contralto, Shore developed an interest in singing, a talent she used to entertain customers at her father's department store in McMinnville, where the family relocated in 1924. Shortly after enrol... Continue Bio >>

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Popular Movies and Television:
1992 Jack Benny: Comedy in Bloom
1991 Dinah Shore: A Special Conversation With Tennessee Ernie Ford
1991 Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards
1991 Celebration of Eddy Arnold
1990 Dinah Shore: A Special Conversation With Burt Reynolds
1990 Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time
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