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Virginia Mayo

Born Nov 30, 1920

Virginia Mayo was an American film actress. Born Virginia Clara Jones, she began her career in vaudeville. She progressed to films and during the 1940s established herself as a supporting player in such films as The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) and White Heat (1949).… Read More

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1920 Birth Born on November 30, 1920.


1941 20 Years Old She appeared in vaudeville for three years in the act, appearing with Eddie Cantor on Broadway in 1941's Banjo Eyes. … Read More
1947 26 Years Old In 1947, Mayo wed O'Shea, who died in 1973. … Read More
1949 28 Years Old 1 More Event
At the zenith of her career, Mayo was seen as the quintessential voluptuous Hollywood beauty. It was said that she "looked like a pinup painting come to life," and she played just such a role in the 1949 film comedy, The Girl from Jones Beach. … Read More


1968 47 Years Old A lifelong Republican, she endorsed Richard Nixon in 1968 and 1972 and longtime friend Ronald Reagan in 1980. … Read More


1996 75 Years Old In 1996 she received a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame.
2005 84 Years Old Died on January 17, 2005.
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