Caption: Ernest Borgnine and Ethel Merman on their wedding day
Born: January 16, 1908
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 5½" (1.66 m)
Known for: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), Call Me Madam (1953), A Special Sesame Street Christmas (1978)
Born in the Astoria section of Queens, New York City, Ethel Merman was surely the pre-eminent star of 'Broadway' musical comedy. Though untrained in singing, she could belt out a song like quite no one else, and was sought after by major songwriters such as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Having debuted in 1930 in "Girl Crazy, " she is yet ...