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Betty Hutton

Born Dec 15, 1921

Betty Hutton was an American stage, film, and television actress, comedienne and singer.

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1921 Birth Born on February 26, 1921.


1939 18 Years Old 1 More Event
They did not hear of him again until they received a telegram in 1939, informing them of his suicide. … Read More


1943 22 Years Old In 1943 she was given co-star billing with Bob Hope in Let's Face It and with the release of The Miracle of Morgan's Creek the following year, Hutton attained major stardom.
1945 24 Years Old 1 More Event
By the time Incendiary Blonde was released in 1945, she had supplanted Lamour as Paramount's number one female box office attraction. … Read More
1950 29 Years Old She was billed above Fred Astaire in the 1950 musical Let's Dance. … Read More


1952 31 Years Old Hutton's second marriage in 1952 was to choreographer Charles O'Curran. They divorced in 1955. … Read More
1954 33 Years Old Hutton got work in radio, appeared in Las Vegas and in nightclubs, then tried her luck in the new medium of television. In 1954, TV producer Max Liebman, of Your Show of Shows, fashioned his first "Color Spectacular" as an original musical written especially for Hutton, Satins and Spurs. … Read More
1955 34 Years Old She married for the third time in 1955. … Read More
1957 36 Years Old In 1957, she appeared on a Dinah Shore show on NBC that also featured Boris Karloff; the program has been preserved on a kinescope.
1959 38 Years Old Desilu Productions took a chance on Hutton in 1959, giving her a sitcom, The Betty Hutton Show, directed by Jerry Fielding. … Read More
1960 39 Years Old Her fourth and final marriage in 1960 was to jazz trumpeter Pete Candoli, a brother of Conte Candoli. Hutton and Candoli had one child They divorced in 1962.


1964 43 Years Old Hutton began headlining in Las Vegas and touring across the country. She returned to Broadway briefly in 1964 when she temporarily replaced a hospitalized Carol Burnett in the show Fade Out – Fade In.
1967 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1967 she was signed to star in two low-budget westerns for Paramount, but was fired shortly after the projects began. … Read More
1970 49 Years Old Hutton had a nervous breakdown and later attempted suicide after losing her singing voice in 1970. … Read More


1974 - 1975 2 More Events
1977 56 Years Old In 1977, Hutton was featured on The Phil Donahue Show. … Read More
1978 57 Years Old She also appeared on Good Morning America, which led to a 1978 televised reunion with her two daughters. … Read More
1980 59 Years Old She followed Dorothy Loudon as the evil Miss Hannigan in Annie on Broadway in 1980. … Read More


1983 62 Years Old Her last known performance, in any medium, was on Jukebox Saturday Night, which aired on PBS in 1983. … Read More
1999 78 Years Old After the death of her ally, Father Maguire, Hutton returned to California, moving to Palm Springs in 1999, after decades in New England.
2000 79 Years Old Hutton hoped to grow closer with her daughters and grandchildren, as she told Robert Osborne on TCM's Private Screenings in April 2000, though her children remained distant. … Read More
2007 86 Years Old The program was rerun as a memorial on the evening of her death in 2007, and again on July 11, 2008, April 14, 2009, and as recently as January 26, 2010. … Read More
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