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Gilda Gray
Birth: Oct. 24, 1901
Krakow
Malopolskie, Poland
Death: Dec. 22, 1959
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. Born Mariana Michalska in Krakow, Poland, she emigrated with hers parents to the United States in 1909 and became a dancer popularizing a dance called the "shimmy" which became fashionable in 1920s films and theater productions. Between 1919 and 1936 she made several movies in which she performed her famous shimmy which included "Girl with the Jazz Heart", "The Devil Dancer", "Aloma of the South Seas" and "Cabaret". (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section S, Tier 46, Grave 67
GPS (lat/lon): 33.99348, -118.38725
 
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Record added: Apr 29, 1999
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