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Julie London

Singer + Actress
Female
Born Sep 26, 1926
Hometown Santa Rosa
Died Oct 18, 2000
Death Place State of California
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Nationality American
High School Hollywood Profess...

Julie London was an American singer and actress known for her smoky, sensual voice and languid demeanor. She released 32 albums of pop and jazz standards during the 1950s and 1960s, with her signature song being the classic "Cry Me a River," which she introduced in 1955. Her 34-year acting career included playing opposite Gary Cooper in the 1958 film Man of the West and Robert Mitchum in the 1959 film The Wonderful Country.… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Julie London.

CHILDHOOD

1926 Birth Born in 1926.

TEENAGE

1945 19 Years Old She graduated from the Hollywood Professional School in 1945.

TWENTIES

1947 21 Years Old In July 1947 she married actor Jack Webb (of Dragnet fame). … Read More
1954 28 Years Old 1 More Event
London and Webb divorced in November 1954. Daughter Stacy Webb was killed in a traffic accident in 1996.
London recorded 32 albums in a career that began in 1955 with a live performance at the 881 Club in Los Angeles.

FORTIES

1972 46 Years Old …  Her ex-husband, Webb, was executive producer for the series Emergency!, and in 1972 he hired both his ex-wife and her husband, Troup, for key roles. … Read More

FIFTIES

1978 52 Years Old In the 1950s London appeared in an advertisement for Marlboro cigarettes singing the "Marlboro Song", and in 1978 appeared in television advertisements for Rose Milk Skin Care Cream. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1995 69 Years Old London suffered a stroke in 1995 and was in poor health until her death on October 18, 2000 (the day her husband, Bobby Troup, would have been 82), in Encino, California, at age 74. … Read More
2000 74 Years Old Died in 2000.
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