A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   Sitemap  
AllStarPics Statistics
Galleries:
Pictures:
Comments:
22,394 [NEW]

You are here: Pics  >  Lillian Roth Pics (123 pics of Lillian Roth)

Lillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian Roth  and Jean ArthurLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian RothLillian Roth

Lillian Roth Pics

Lillian Roth
Lillian Roth
Lillian Roth
Lillian Roth
Lillian Roth
Lillian Roth

VIEWS:19,421
  VOTES:7
star rating
RATE   Yes No

Lillian Roth Snapshot


First Name
Lillian

Last Name
Roth

Birthday
1910-12-13

Build
Slim

Birthplace
Boston, Massachusetts

Zodiac Sign
Sagittarius

Died
1980-05-12

Place of Death
New York, New York

Cause of Death
Stroke

Ethnicity
White

Religion
Roman Catholic

Claim to Fame
Sing You Sinners

Eye Color
Brown - Dark

Hair Color
Brown - Dark

Nationality
American

Gender
Female

Profile Bio Text
Tragic songstress Lillian Roth born in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 13, 1910, was given her first name in honor of singer Lillian Russell. She was the daughter of daunting stage parents who groomed her and younger sister Anne for stardom at an early age. The girls did not disappoint. In 1916, Lillian moved with her family to New York City where the youngsters found work as extras in films. Lillian`s precocious talent was picked up on quickly and at age six made her Broadway debut in "The Inner Man." All the while the girls trained at the Professional Children`s School. They became billed as "Broadway`s Youngest Stars" after putting together a successful vaudeville tour billed as "The Roth Kids." In this act Lillian did serious dramatic impersonations of famous stars of the day with Anna delivering amusing satires of Lillian`s readings. Lillian`s vocal talents also impressed and she was cast in the show "Artists and Models" at age 15. Shy by nature, the ever-increasing thrust into the limelight caused Lillian to develop severe nervous disorders, but somehow she persevered. At age 17, Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. signed her up as an ingénue headliner in his new show "Midnight Frolics." This attention led to impresario Ernst Lubitsch`s invitation to Hollywood for his glossy musical The Love Parade (1929) with Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald. Lillian was a hit in her second lead role. She also impressed as Huguette in The Vagabond King (1930), a rather dated early musical talkie. Paramount cast her in Honey (1930), in which she debuted her signature standard "Sing You Sinners." Other roles included Cecil B. DeMille`s Madam Satan (1930) and the Marx Brothers` vehicle Animal Crackers (1930) which countered her vocal stylings with the boys` zany antics. The sudden death of her fiancé in the early 30s drove Lillian over the brink. She found liquor to be a calming sensation, which led to a full-scale addiction. Marriages, one to renown Municipal Court Justice Benjamin Shalleck, came and went at a steady pace. There would be eight in all. Her career self-destructed as she spiraled further and further into alcoholic oblivion and delirium. Decades would be spent in and out of mental institutions until she met and married T. Burt McGuire, Jr., a former alcoholic in the late 40s. With his support, Lillian slowly revived her career with club work. She became a singing sensation again and toured throughout the world, receiving ecstatic reviews wherever she went. Lillian`s daring autobiography, "I`ll Cry Tomorrow" was published in 1954 and topped The New York Times Best Sellers List. She left out few details of her sordid past and battle with substance abuse. She would become the first celebrity to associate her name with Alcoholics Anonymous, putting a well-known face on the disease (as Rock Hudson would later do for AIDS, albeit less willingly) while doing her part in helping to remove the social stigma. A bold, no-holds-barred film adaptation of Lillian`s book followed. Susan Hayward`s gutsy portrayal of Lillian won her a fourth Oscar nomination. Lillian herself would return to films in her twilight years but only in small roles and to minor fanfare. A beautiful and touching vocalist and actress, she put her own wonderful spin on such vintage songs as "When the Red, Red Robin," "I Wish I Had My Old Gal Back Again" and "Eadie Was a Lady." Lillian overcame unimaginable odds and somehow lived to tell about it. She passed away in 1980 at 69 of a stroke.

Full Name at Birth
Lillian Rutstein

Books Authored
I'll Cry Tomorrow [1954] (Frederic Fell, Inc), Beyond My Worth: Lillian Roth

Occupation Text
Actress, Singer, Author

Height
63

Film Role
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Writer

Has Detailed Data (New)
1

Age
69

Wikipedia Text

Lillian Roth (December 13, 1910 – May 12, 1980) was an American singer and actress.


Has Detailed Data (105)
1

Couple Profile Source
www.allstarpics.net/pic-gallery/lillian-roth-pics.htm

Has Detailed Data (76)
1

Music Profile Complete
1

Year(s) Active
1917–1979

Lillian Roth Picture Gallery




Lillian Roth Movie and TV Show Credits

Share This on the Web


Post a Comment

Your Name:
Your Email:
This will not appear on the site
Message:


DISCLAIMER:
You are solely responsible for the comments and other content that you post. AllStarPics.Net accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such content.

L1 | L2 | L3 | L4 | L5 | L6 | L7 | L8 | L9 | L10 | L11 | L12 | L13 | L14 | L15 | L16 | L17 | L18 | L19 | L20 | L21 | L22 | L23 | L24 | L25 | L26 | L27 | L28 | L29 | L30 | L31 | L32 | L33 | L34 | L35

Latest Site Comments

Charlize Theron Pics

Posted by DOUGLAS J. KIRKHAM Oct 10, 2017

Who is the most searched actor and actress on your website?

Iman Pics

Posted by jay Oct 8, 2017

where can I buy pictures of IMAN?

Reba McEntire Pics

Posted by Barbara Westleintg Oct 8, 2017

I have a daughter-in-law who dearly loves you (as do I). I would to give he...

Miley Cyrus Pics

Posted by elvisdreamer Oct 6, 2017

you are so gorgeous. looked fabulous on the fallon show,inthe white dress, ...


Browse Movie Galleries


Desktop | Mobile
This website is part of the FamousFix entertainment community. By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Terms of Use. Loaded in 0.11 secs.
Terms of Use  |  Copyright  |  Privacy
Copyright 2006-2018, FamousFix