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Dinah Shore was an American singer, actress, and television personality. She reached the height of her popularity as a recording artist during the Big Band era of the 1940s and 1950s, but achieved even greater success a decade later, in television, mainly as hostess of a ser... Wikipedia

Quick Facts

Birth date: February 29, 1916, Winchester, Tennessee, United States
Birth place: Winchester
Death date: February 24, 1994, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Height:5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)
Profession:Singer, Actor, Presenter, TV Personality
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Maurice F. Smith (m. 1963–1964), George Montgomery (m. 1943–1963)
Children:Melissa Montgomery-Hime, John David Montgomery
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Helped start one of the first big-money professional golf tournaments for women.
2Was a dedicated Girl Scout.
3Was a registered Republican.
4Appears on a 44¢ USA commemorative postage stamp, issued on Tuesday, August 11th, 2009, in the Early TV Memories issue honoring The Dinah Shore Show (1951).
5She was awarded 3 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard; for Radio at 1751 Vine Street; and for Television at 6916 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
6Had a lifelong passion for painting and cookbooks.
7Lived in a one story house in Mission Hills Country Club, located in Rancho Mirage, California. Was also good friends with all of her neighbors. Among them were Donald Donovan and Geraldine Donovan.
8Although she was not an original member of the cast of "Call Me Madam", she sang all the Ethel Merman songs on the original cast recording when Decca Records refused to release Ms. Merman from her contract to record the soundtrack for RCA.
9Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1994.
10Dinah Shore Boulevard is named in her honor in her hometown of Winchester, Tennessee.
11Per 1920/1930 census records, her parents were Russian-born Jews. Her father was a prosperous dry goods merchant in Tennessee.
12Half of her ashes are interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cathedral City (near Palm Springs, California). The other half are interred at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City, California.
13Dinah Shore Drive is named for her. It spans the cities of Rancho Mirage and Cathedral City (near Palm Springs, California).
14Dinah gave birth to daughter Melissa Ann (Melissa Montgomery in January 1948. She later adopted her son, John "Jody" David Montgomery.
15Her ex-husband, George Montgomery, and her two children were with her when she died.
16She has three grandchildren by Melissa: Jennifer, Adam, and Alexandre.
17Member of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority.
18Host of NBC Radio's "Birdseye Open House" (1943-1946).
19Contracted polio at 18 months of age. Through years of physical therapy, she was able to recover fully and was left with only a raised arch on one foot. Her enforced athletic therapy at a young age is what led to a lifelong love of athletics.
20Took the professional name Dinah after the title of a favorite song.
21The first female star to have her own prime-time TV variety show.
22She earned the USO Medallion Award as the first entertainer to visit GIs on the front lines of WWII.
23She had a long love affair with Burt Reynolds, who was 20 years younger than she was.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Throwing the audience a kiss at the end of her show
2Theme song: "See the U.S.A. (in Your Chevrolet)"


Quotes

#Quote
1[on Bing Crosby] Bing Crosby sings like all people think they sing in the shower.


Pictures

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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011OFTA TV Hall of FameOnline Film & Television AssociationActors and Actresses
1984Award of ExcellenceBanff Television Festival
1976Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service or Variety SeriesDinah! (1974)
1974Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsBest Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service, or Variety SeriesDinah's Place (1970)
1973Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Program Achievement in DaytimeDinah's Place (1970)· Henry Jaffe (executive producer)
· Fred Tatashore (producer)
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 8 February 1960. At 6916 Hollywood Blvd
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRecordingOn 8 February 1960. At 6901 Hollywood Blvd.
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRadioOn 8 February 1960. At 1751 Vine Street.
1959Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Performance by an Actress (Continuing Character) in a Musical or Variety SeriesThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956)
1958Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Continuing Performance (Female) in a Series by a Comedienne, Singer, Hostess, Dancer, M.C., Announcer, Narrator, Panelist, or any Person who Essentially Plays HerselfThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956)
1958Golden AppleGolden Apple AwardsMost Cooperative Actress
1957Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Female Personality - Continuing Performance
1956Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USATelevision AchievementDisneyland (1954)
1956Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Female Singer
1955Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Female Singer

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1981Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host or Hostess in a Variety SeriesDinah! (1974)
1980Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service or Variety SeriesDinah! (1974)
1978Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service or Variety SeriesDinah! (1974)
1977Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalDinah! (1974)
1977Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service or Variety SeriesDinah! (1974)
1975Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service or Variety SeriesDinah! (1974)
1972Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Daytime Programming - ProgramsDinah's Place (1970)· Henry Jaffe (executive producer)
· Fred Tatashore (producer)
1961Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program or SeriesThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956)
1960Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program or SeriesThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956)
1954Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Female Star of Regular SeriesThe Dinah Shore Show (1951)


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Call the Midwife2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
Storyville2012TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
L.A. Noire2011Video Game performer: "Murder He Says"
Mafia II2010Video Game performer: "BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE", "BUTTONS AND BOWS"
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me2009TV Movie documentary performer: "Moon River", "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby"
Cold Case2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing2009Video documentary performer: "The Last Time I Saw Paris" - uncredited
Flags of Our Fathers2006performer: "I'll Walk Alone"
Memoirs of a Geisha2005performer: "Three Little Sisters" 1942
Six Feet Under2004TV Series 1 episode
Mwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore Show2003TV Movie documentary performer: "Buttons and Bows", "I Got Rhythm", "I Get a Kick out of You", "How About You?", "I'd Do Anything", "Teamwork", "The Ballad of Mack the Knife" originally "Moritat vom Mackie Messer", "They Can't Take That Away from Me", "Cheek to Cheek", "Down by the Riverside", "I Ain't Got Nobody", "It's a Good Day", "Almost Like Being in Love", "Great Day", "That Great Come-and-Get-It Day", "The Memphis Blues" originally "Mr. Crump", "St. Louis Blues", "Peezie Weezie", "The Bes
Sinatra: The Classic Duets2002TV Movie documentary performer: "I've Got You Under My Skin", "All of Me", "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" - uncredited
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge1990performer: "Blues in the Night"
The Delinquents1989performer: "Chantez Chantez"
Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse1988TV Movie performer: "Twelve Days of Christmas"
Entertaining the Troops1988Documentary performer: "Night and Day"
The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue1985Video short performer: "Say It With A Slap"
Parade of Stars1983TV Movie performer: "Bill"
The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1981TV Special performer: "Blues in the Night"
Reasons to Be Glad1980Short performer: "La Cumparsita"
Dinah!1975-1979TV Series performer - 7 episodes
Gator1976performer: "Hey, Country Boy" - as Miss Dinah Shore
That's Entertainment, Part II1976Documentary performer: "The Last Time I Saw Paris" 1941 - uncredited
Evridiki BA 20371975performer: "Till"
Fuzz1972performer: "I'll Be Seeing You"
A Safe Place1971performer: "Someone to Watch Over Me"
The Danny Kaye Show1965TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1957-1963TV Series performer - 11 episodes
Some of Manie's Friends1959TV Movie performer: "You Make Me Feel So Young", "Them There Eyes", "A Foggy Day", "I've Got You Under My Skin", "Taking a Chance on Love", "They Can't Take That Away from Me", "All of Me", "Daddy", "I Can't Give You Anything but Love", "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" - uncredited
Make Room for Daddy1957-1958TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Frank Sinatra Show1958TV Series performer - 1 episode
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1956TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Phil Silvers Show1955TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Dinah Shore Show1951-1953TV Series performer - 4 episodes
The Jack Benny Program1950-1952TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Ikiru1952performer: "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" - uncredited
Fun & Fancy Free1947performer: "Too Good to be True" 1947, "Say It With a Slap" 1947, "Lazy Countryside" 1947 - uncredited
Till the Clouds Roll By1946performer: "They Didn't Believe Me", "The Last Time I Saw Paris" - uncredited
Make Mine Music1946performer: "Two Silhouettes" 1945
Belle of the Yukon1944performer: "Like Someone in Love", "I Can't Tell Why I Love You", "Sleigh Ride in July"
Follow the Boys1944performer: "I'll Walk Alone" 1944, "I'll Get By" 1928 uncredited, "Mad About Him, Sad Without Him, How Can I Be Glad Without Him Blues" uncredited
Up in Arms1944performer: "Now I Know" 1944, "Tess's Torch Song" 1944
Thank Your Lucky Stars1943performer: "Thank Your Lucky Stars" 1943, "The Dreamer" 1943, "How Sweet You Are" 1943 - uncredited

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Special for Women: The Menace of Age1964TV MovieHostess
Cimarron City1958TV SeriesTownswoman singing Auld Lang Syne
Make Room for Daddy1957-1958TV SeriesDinah Shore
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick1952Josie Berry
Till the Clouds Roll By1946Dinah Shore
Make Mine Music1946Dinah Shore (voice)
Belle of the Yukon1944Lettie Candless
Follow the Boys1944Dinah Shore
Up in Arms1944Virginia
Thank Your Lucky Stars1943Dinah Shore
Murder, She Wrote1989TV SeriesEmily Dyers
Hotel1987TV SeriesKatherine Woodbridge
Parade of Stars1983TV MovieHelen Morgan
Dinah and Her New Best Friends1980TV Series 1976
Alice1979TV SeriesDinah Shore
Death Car on the Freeway1979TV MovieLynn Bernheimer
The Carol Burnett Show1976TV SeriesMelody
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman1976TV SeriesDinah Shore
Here's Lucy1971TV SeriesDinah Shore

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
That Man: Peter Berlin2005Documentary heavenly thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Danny Kaye: Nobody's Fool1994TV Movie documentaryHerself
Good Morning America1978-1993TV SeriesHerself
Vicki!1993TV SeriesHerself
Jack Benny: Comedy in Bloom1992TV Movie documentaryHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael1990TV SeriesHerself
A Conversation with Dinah1989-1990TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time1990TV Movie documentaryHerself
Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse1988TV MovieHerself
Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC1988TV SpecialHerself
America's Tribute to Bob Hope1988TV Movie documentaryHerself
Candid Camera: First 40 Years1987TV MovieHerself
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration1986TV Special documentaryHerself
Hour Magazine1980-1986TV SeriesHerself
KTLA at 40: A Celebration of Los Angeles Television1986TV MovieHerself
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan1985TV SpecialHerself
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program
Night of 100 Stars II1985TV MovieHerself
All-Star Party for Burt Reynolds1984TV MovieHerself
Here's Television Entertainment1983TV MovieHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1983TV SeriesHerself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Huston1983TV SpecialHerself (uncredited)
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Frank Capra1982TV Special documentaryHerself (uncredited)
The All-Time American Songbook1982TV MovieHerself
Women I Love: Beautiful But Funny1982TV MovieHerself
The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1981TV SpecialHerself - Performer / Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program & Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program
Great Performances1981TV SeriesHerself
Dinah!1974-1980TV SeriesHerself - Hostess / Herself - Host
HealtH1980Herself
Pat Boone and Family Christmas Special1979TV MovieHerself - Cameo
240-Robert1979TV SeriesHerself
Bing Crosby: His Life and Legend1978TV Movie documentaryHerself
Donahue1978TV SeriesHerself
TV: The Fabulous Fifties1978TV MovieHerself - Hostess of Musical Moments Segment
The 1978 Annual Iris Awards1978TV SpecialHerself
The 5th Annual American Music Awards1978TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1968-1977TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself / Herself - Guest Host / ...
Oh, God!1977Herself
The 19th Annual Grammy Awards1977TV SpecialHerself
The Sonny and Cher Show1976TV SeriesHerself / Various Characters
The Hollywood Squares1976TV SeriesHerself - Guest Appearance
Lola!1976TV SeriesHerself
Super Night at the Super Bowl1976TV MovieHerself
Tony Orlando and Dawn1975TV SeriesHerself
At Long Last Cole1975TV MovieHerself
Sammy and Company1975TV SeriesHerself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson Welles1975TV SpecialHerself - (uncredit)
Glen Campbell: The Campbells Are Coming1974TV SpecialHerself
Dinah's Place1971-1974TV SeriesHerself - Hostess / Herself / Herself - Host
Jack Benny's Second Farewell Special1974TV SpecialHerself
Mel Tillis Time1974TV SeriesHerself
Dinah Shore: In Search of the Ideal Man1973TV SpecialHerself
Burt Reynolds' Late Show1973TV MovieHerself
Cavalcade of Champions1973TV MovieHerself - Presenter
The 45th Annual Academy Awards1973TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Get Happy1973TV MovieHerself
How to Handle a Woman1972TV MovieHerself - Host
Zenith Presents: A Salute to Television's 25th Anniversary1972TV SpecialHerself
Salute to Oscar Hammerstein II1972TV SpecialHerself
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour1972TV SeriesHerself
Hold That Pose1971TV SeriesHost
The David Frost Show1970-1971TV SeriesHerself
This Is Your Life1971TV SeriesHerself
The Dick Cavett Show1971TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1971TV SeriesHerself - Vocalist
Laugh-In1968-1971TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest Performer
Jack Benny's Twentieth Anniversary Special1970TV SpecialHerself
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters1969-1970TV SeriesHerself
The Movie Game1969TV SeriesHerself
The Merv Griffin Show1967-1969TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
The Dinah Shore Special: Like Hep1969TV MovieHerself - Host
The Joey Bishop Show1969TV SeriesHerself
The Ed Sullivan Show1950-1968TV SeriesHerself - Singer / Herself
The Kraft Music Hall1967TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
The Dean Martin Show1966TV SeriesHerself
What's My Line?1956-1966TV SeriesHerself - Mystery Guest / Herself - Mystery Guest #2
The Bell Telephone Hour1965TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
The Danny Kaye Show1965TV SeriesHerself
The Bob Hope Show1965TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet1963-1964TV SeriesHerself - Natural Gas Commercial
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1956-1963TV SeriesHerself - Hostess / Herself / Herself - Host / ...
At This Very Moment1962TV SpecialHerself
Red Skelton Timex Special1960TV MovieHerself - Guest
The 12th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1960TV SpecialHerself
The Dinah Shore Show1951-1960TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
This Is Your Life1953-1960TV SeriesHerself
Premier Khrushchev in the USA1959DocumentaryHerself
The 11th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1959TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Some of Manie's Friends1959TV MovieHerself
The All-Star Christmas Show1958TV MovieHerself
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1957-1958TV SeriesHerself - Singer / Herself - Guest / Herself
Screen Snapshots: Salute to Hollywood1958Documentary shortHerself
The Frank Sinatra Show1958TV SeriesHerself
General Motors 50th Anniversary Show1957TV MovieHerself
The Steve Allen Show1957TV SeriesHerself
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1956TV SeriesHerself
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Small Fry1956ShortHerself
The Loretta Young Show1955TV SeriesHerself - Guest Hostess
Person to Person1955TV Series documentaryHerself
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Stars on Parade1954Documentary shortHerself
The Colgate Comedy Hour1953-1954TV SeriesHerself - Singer / Herself
The Jack Benny Program1950-1952TV SeriesHerself
All Star Revue1952TV SeriesHerself - Guest Vocalist
A Sporting Oasis1952Documentary shortHerself
Chesterfield Sound Off Time1951TV SeriesHerself
Irving Berlin's Salute to America1951TV MovieHerself
Star Spangled Revue1950TV MovieHerself
Texaco Star Theatre1950TV SeriesHerself - Singer
The Ed Wynn Show1949TV SeriesHerself
Ship's Reporter1948TV SeriesHerself
Bongo1947ShortHerself - Narrator (voice)
Fun & Fancy Free1947Herself - Narrator (voice)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Music: Songbook Standards - As Time Goes By2015TV Movie
My Music: Starlight Ballroom2015TV MovieHerself
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Arnie2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - Host, Dinah!
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic2013DocumentaryHerself
Songs2012TV SeriesHerself
Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay2012DocumentaryHimself - Television Hostess
American Masters2012TV Series documentaryHerself
My Music: Big Band Vocalists2012TV MovieHerself
Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl2012TV SpecialHerself
Alice in Wonderland2010VideoAlice
Rock Hudson: Dark and Handsome Stranger2010DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
Making of: Apocalypse - La 2ème guerre mondiale2009Video documentaryHerself
Pioneers of Television2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Can You Hear Me Now: The Evolution of Gospel Music2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
Let the Music Play: The Barry White Story2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Life of Pryor: The Richard Pryor Story2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Mwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore Show2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Kid Stays in the Picture2002DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Greatest Summer of My Life: Billy Crystal and the Making of '61*'2001TV Special documentaryHerself
Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond2000TV Short documentaryHerself
Biography1998-1999TV Series documentaryHerself
The Fifties1997TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - Blows Kiss
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's1997DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The 66th Annual Academy Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Memorial Tribute
Entertaining the Troops1988DocumentaryHerself
The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue1985Video shortHerself - 'Bongo' Narrator
Bob Hope's Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops - 1941-19721980TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Hollywood Clowns1979Video documentaryHerself
That's Entertainment, Part II1976DocumentaryClip from 'Till the Clouds Roll By'
Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television1975TV SpecialHerself
Bongo1970ShortHerself - Narrator
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1966TV SeriesHerself - Vocalist
The DuPont Show of the Week1961TV SeriesHerself

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