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Ginny Simms
Original name: Virginia Eastvold
Birth: May 13, 1913
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1994
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA

Singer, actress.
Born in Texas but raised in California, Ginny Simms became an MGM contract star in the 1940s. As a child she studied piano but it was her vocal talents that catapulted her career when she formed a singing trio while studying at Fresno State Teachers College. While performing at a club in San Francisco she caught the attention of bandleader Kay Kyser who starred Ginny as his feature singer. In addition to having hr own radio show she also acted in the films Hit The Ice (1943), Broadway Rhythm (1944), Shady Lady (1945) and Night and Day (1946). She acted in her last film, Disc Jockey in 1951 and left Hollywood soon after. She eventually retired form recording as well and went on to manage a travel agency and also became interested in interior decorating.
 (bio by: r77ortiz) 
Family links: 
  Cecil Gilbert Clarkson (1907 - 1973)*
  Donald W. Eastvold (1920 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Heart attack
Desert Memorial Park
Cathedral City
Riverside County
California, USA
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Ginny Simms
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Ginny Simms
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Ginny Simms
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I looked up the word "sultry" and found your picture. A great voice and the features to go with them. The world isn't as great without you.
- ATC (AW) Ray Jackson, USN (ret)
 Added: May. 29, 2016

- chris graziano
 Added: May. 13, 2016
Happy Heavenly Birthday
- Stasia K
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