Mitzi Gaynor

Her Life and Career


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About the Book

Mitzi Gaynor (b. September 4, 1931) is an American actress, singer, dancer and writer. A child dancer, she performed in the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association before being discovered by 20th Century Fox for the movies. She was in a number of Fox movies and won the coveted role of Nellie Forbush in the film version of South Pacific (1958). In the 1960s she played in Las Vegas to great success. She followed with a string of television specials while simultaneously performing on stage. In the 2000s she toured her one-woman show entitled Razzle Dazzle: My Life Behind the Sequins. This is the first biography of Gaynor and features an appendix of her work.

About the Author(s)

Peter Shelley is a playwright, screenwriter and author of several film books. He lives in Gosford, Australia.

Bibliographic Details

Peter Shelley
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 25 photos, appendices, bibliography, index.
Copyright Date: 2024
pISBN: 978-1-4766-9452-8
Imprint: McFarland