Ginger Rogers

Quick Facts

Full NameVirginia Katherine McMath
Date of BirthJuly 16, 1911
Place of BirthIndependence, Missouri, U.S.
Date of DeathApril 25, 1995 (aged 83)
Place of DeathRancho Mirage, California, U.S.
Resting PlaceOakwood Memorial Park Cemetery
OccupationsActress, dancer, singer
Years Active1925–1987
Net Worth$20 Million
Known forKitty Foyle, Top Hat, Vivacious Lady, The Gay Divorcee, Swing Time, 42nd Street
Political PartyRepublican
Spouses– Jack Pepper (m. 1929; div. 1931)
– Lew Ayres (m. 1934; div. 1940)
– Jack Briggs (m. 1943; div. 1949)
– Jacques Bergerac (m. 1953; div. 1957)
– William Marshall (m. 1961; div. 1969)
RelativesLela Rogers (mother), Phyllis Fraser (cousin), Vinton Hayworth (uncle)
AwardsHollywood Walk of Fame
Notable Films– Kitty Foyle
– Top Hat
– Vivacious Lady
– The Gay Divorcee
– Swing Time
– 42nd Street
Early Life– Born Virginia Katherine McMath in Independence, Missouri
– Raised in Kansas City, Missouri
– Parents separated shortly after her birth
– Raised by her maternal grandparents in Kansas City while her mother pursued a Hollywood career
– Never saw her natural father again after he kidnapped her twice and her mother divorced him

Ginger Rogers Movies

Top Hat1935
Swing Time1936
Shall We Dance1937
The Gay Divorcee1934
Follow the Fleet1936
Flying Down to Rio1933
The Major and the Minor1942
Bachelor Mother1939
Kitty Foyle1940
Stage Door1937
Monkey Business1952
The Barkleys of Broadway1949
Vivacious Lady1938
Gold Diggers of 19331933
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle1939
42nd Street1933
Tight Spot1955
Primrose Path1940
5th Ave Girl1939
Black Widow1954
That’s Entertainment, Part II1976
Once Upon a Honeymoon1942
Tender Comrade1943
It Had to Be You1947
Roxie Hart1942
Storm Warning1951
I’ll Be Seeing You1944
We’re Not Married!1952
Star of Midnight1935
That’s Entertainment!1974
Lady in the Dark1944
Having Wonderful Time1938
Tales of Manhattan1942
The Thirteenth Guest1932
Week-End at the Waldorf1945
A Shriek in the Night1933
Forever Female1953
The Green Mile1999
Lucky Partners1940
Chance at Heaven1933
The Dreamers2003
Moonage Daydream2022
The Purple Rose of Cairo1985

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