Ann Miller: A Pictorial

 

Ann Miller (April 12, 1923 – January 22, 2004) was an American dancer, singer and actress. She is best remembered for her work in Hollywood musical films of the 1940s and ’50s.

 

Ann Miller (April 12, 1923 – January 22, 2004)  Actress, Dancer, Singer, Ebtertainer

Ann Miller (April 12, 1923 – January 22, 2004)
Actress, Dancer, Singer, Ebtertainer

 

“I never played politics, I was never a party girl, and I never slept with any of the producers.” ~ Ann Miller

 

Ann Miller

Ann Miller

 

In 1979 interview:  “I have worked like a dog all my life, honey. Dancing, as Fred Astaire said, is next to ditch-digging. You sweat and you slave and the audience doesn’t think you have a brain in your head.” ~ Ann Miller

 

Ann Miller and Dub Taylor in "You Can't Take It With You" (1938)

Ann Miller and Dub Taylor in “You Can’t Take It With You” (1938)

 

“At MGM, I always played the second feminine lead. I was never the star in films. I was the brassy, good-hearted showgirl. I never really had my big moment on the screen. Broadway gave me the stardom that my soul kind of yearned for.” ~ Ann Miller

 

Ann Miller - "The Thrill of Brazil" (1946)

Ann Miller – “The Thrill of Brazil” (1946)

 

Ann Miller grooms her french poodle "Millie' during the filming of "The Opposite Sex" (1956)

Ann Miller grooms her french poodle “Millie’ during the filming of “The Opposite Sex” (1956)

 

Ann Miller and Bob Hope on the Lloyd Borguss Show (1957)

Ann Miller and Bob Hope on the Lloyd Borguss Show (1957)

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  1. […] Ann Miller (April 12, 1923 – January 22, 2004) a singer, dancer and actress who starred in musicals such as “Easter Parade” (1948), “On the Town” (1949), “Small Town Girl” (1953), “Kiss Me Kate” (1953) and “Hit the Deck” (1955). For her contribution to the motion picture industry, Ann Miller has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6914 Hollywood Blvd. In 1998, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to her. To honor Ann Miller’s contribution to dance, the Smithsonian Institution displays her favorite pair of tap shoes, which she playfully nicknamed “Moe and Joe”. […]

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