Judy Canova

Comedienne + Actress + Singer + Radio Personality
Born Nov 20, 1913

Judy Canova, born Juliette Canova, was an American comedienne, actress, singer, and radio personality. She appeared on Broadway and in films. She hosted her own network radio program, a popular series broadcast from 1943 to 1955.

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1913 Birth Born on November 20, 1913.


1931 17 Years Old When bandleader Rudy Vallée offered the still-teenaged Canova a guest spot on his radio show in 1931, The Fleischmann Hour, the door opened to a career that spanned more than five decades. … Read More


1936 22 Years Old …  The couple were married in 1936, but the marriage lasted only three years.
1941 27 Years Old Briefly, Canova then was married to James Ripley, but the union soon was annulled during 1941.
1943 29 Years Old Her third marriage was to Chester B. England in 1943, which ended in divorce by 1950.


1950 36 Years Old Her fourth and final husband was musician Filberto Rivero in 1950.


1956 42 Years Old She lived in Palm Springs, California from 1956 to 1959. The union produced a daughter Diana (born 1953), but the marriage ended in 1964. … Read More


1983 70 Years Old In 1983 at age 69, Judy Canova died from cancer and her ashes were interred in the secluded Columbarium of Everlasting Light section, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. … Read More
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