Caption: Bob Hope, Hedda Hopper, Otto Kruger and Shirley Ross in Thanks for the Memory (1938)
Born: January 7, 1913
Star sign: Capricorn
Known for: San Francisco (1936), Waikiki Wedding (1937), The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938), Some Like It Hot (1939)
Blonde, vivacious and obviously talented, Shirley Ross had the promisings of a big musical film star but her career remained strictly second-string throughout her fairly short career. Making a mark for herself proved difficult; in fact, she is best remembered through her pairing with an entertainment legend. Shirley was afforded the opportunity of...