Winnie Lightner

born: 17 September 1899
Greenport, New York,
United States of America
died: 05 March 1971
Sherman Oaks, California,
United States of America
(heart attack, age 71)

American singer and actress.
She was the first movie performer in history ever to be censored for what she said or sang on screen rather than for anything she did visually. She is buried next to her fourth husband, Roy Del Ruth, at the Mission San Fernando in Southern California.
Real name: Winifred J. Reeves
Films listed on this page: 1 film with Laurel & Hardy.



The Stolen Jools
Herself (in the bath)

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