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Judy Canova

Judy Canova

D.O.B.: November 20, 1916 (Starke, FL)

D.O.D.: August 5, 1983 (Hollywood, CA)

Cause of Death: Cancer

Location: Forest Lawn Glendale; Garden of Memory; Columbarium of Everlasting Light

Biographical Notes:

Judy made her Broadway debut in "Ziegfield Follies of 1936."

She became the hostess of "Judy Canova Radio Show" for 12 years, finishing many of her broadcasts in the with the signoff "Good night, Tweeny," her daughter Julietta's nickname, this later became her trademark.

Judy had many nicknames, Queen of the Air, Queen of Corn, and Jenny Lind of the Ozarks.

She is a direct descendent of Italian sculptor Antonio Canova, whose "The Three Graces" are displayed in the Louvre.

Appeared In:

"Cannonball" (1976)

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1960)

"Chatterbox" (1943)

 

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