American leading lady whose sweet smile and sunny disposition made her the prototypical girl-next-door of American movies of the 1940s. Raised in semi-poverty in Bronx neighborhoods by her divorced mother, Allyson (nee Ella Geisman) was injured in a fall at age eight and spent four years confined within a steel brace. Swimming therapy slowly gave ...
Born: October 7, 1917
Star sign: Libra
Height: 5' (1.52 m)
Known for: The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959), That's Entertainment! III (1994), Till the Clouds Roll By (1946), Little Women (1949)