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Georgia Carroll

Singer + Actress
Female
Born Nov 18, 1919

Georgia Carroll was an American singer, fashion model, and actress, best known for her work with Kay Kyser's big band orchestra in the mid-1940s. Born in Blooming Grove, Texas, Carroll's first brush with celebrity was when she was the model for "The Spirit of the Centennial" statue at the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. The statue still stands in front of what is now The Women's Museum.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1919 Birth Born on November 18, 1919.

TEENAGE

1936 16 Years Old Born in Blooming Grove, Texas, Carroll's first brush with celebrity was when she was the model for "The Spirit of the Centennial" statue at the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. … Read More
1937 17 Years Old She was a 1937 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas and has been inducted into the school's Hall of Fame along with many other well-known graduates.

TWENTIES

1941 21 Years Old Carroll's acting career began in 1941 when she appeared in several uncredited small roles in films such as Maisie Was a Lady with Lew Ayres and Ann Sothern, Ziegfeld Girl with Judy Garland, as well as You're in the Army Now and Navy Blues, in both of which she appeared with the Navy Blues Sextette group.
1942 22 Years Old Possibly her most visible acting role was as Betsy Ross in the James Cagney musical Yankee Doodle Dandy in 1942. … Read More
1943 23 Years Old In 1943, Carroll joined Kay Kyser's band, known as the "Kollege of Musical Knowledge", as a featured vocalist. … Read More
1945 25 Years Old In 1945, Carroll married Kyser and made no further film appearances, retiring from performing in 1946; Kyser himself retired from performing in 1951. The couple, who had three children, remained married until his death in 1985. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2011 91 Years Old Georgia Carroll died in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on January 14, 2011.
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