Virginia Cruzon ... "Ziegfeld Girl," "Goldwyn Girl" "Earl Carroll Girl."
Was a "Glamour Lovely" at the Earl Carroll Theater in Hollywood. Was very active in dance films/Musicals in both stage and film starting as just an extra in films. Her debut in film was in George White's 1935 Scandals. Appeared on stage in 'Ken Murray's Blackouts' for several years in a row. Was in the Ziegfeld Girl Film in 1941. Virginia entered a Beauty Contest in Long Beach, California and came out the winner in 1942, making her 'Miss Long Beach of 1942. 1945 was a good year for Virginia as she was picked as "One of the Girls Men Dream About" by a Hollywood newspaper.
A one time usherette at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, she was spotted by an M.G.M. executive when she showed him to his seat. Following her acting career she worked for the Chevron Oil Company before retiring in 1988.. Died of natural causes, at the age of 89, at her home in Laramie, Wyoming (Greenhill Cemetery, Laramie WY).
Photo 1: Miss Cruzon is seen here in her Spanish styled dance costume with a midriff top, Skirt and train and hat.
- Birth Name: Virginia Marie Kirkpatrick (aka: Virginia Monroe).
- Birth Date: 5-25-1921-8/21/2010
- Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA.
- Married: Rex W. Whaley ('44-'56) (Divorced) | Stephen H. Sanders ('58, 1 daughter)
- Parents: Garfield S Kirkpatrick and Mabel Maude Babb-Cruzon (Divorced) | (Albert Harold Monroe ?)
Clubs/Theaters: Earl Carroll Theater |
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