Her real name was Frances "Fanny" Rose Shore, and she was born in Winchester, Tennessee. Stricken with polio at 18 months of age, she recovered after receiving the Sister Kenny treatment. She became a cheerleader at Hume-Fogg High School in Nashville and went on to graduate from Vanderbilt University in 1938, where she majored in sociology. She ...
Born: February 29, 1916
Star sign: Pisces
Known for: Dinah! (1974), Fun & Fancy Free (1947), The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956), Oh, God! (1977)