Virginia Bruce , actually Helen Virginia Briggs (born September 29, 1910 in Minneapolis , Minnesota , † February 24, 1982 in Woodland Hills , Los Angeles , California ), was an American actress and singer .
Bruce was born Helen Virginia Briggs in Minneapolis on September 29, 1910. She began her career with minor roles in Hollywood and appearances on Broadway . In 1932 she married the actor John Gilbert , from whom she divorced in 1934. In 1937 she married the director J. Walter Ruben , with whom she had a son. Ruben died in 1942. In 1946 she married Ali Ipar, from whom she divorced in 1964.
Virginia Bruce died on February 24, 1982 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles of complications from cancer.
She was the first to perform the song I've Got You Under My Skin .
- 1930: Raffles
- 1930: Whoopee!
- 1930: Paramount Parade (Paramount on Parade)
- 1932: Game on Abyss ( The Miracle Man )
- 1936: The Great Ziegfeld (The Great Ziegfeld)
- : 1936 Born to Dance ( Born to Dance )
- 1938: Millionaire gone astray (There Goes My Heart)
- 1940: The Invisible Woman (The Invisible Woman)
- 1942: Abbott and Costello among cannibals (Pardon My Sarong)
- 1944: Brazilian Serenade ( Brazil )
- 1948: Night Has a Thousand Eyes (Night has a Thousand Eyes)
- 1960: strangers when we meet (Strangers When We Meet)
- Virginia Bruce in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Virginia Bruce in the Internet Broadway Database (English)
- Virginia Bruce in the database of Find a Grave (English)
- Virginia Bruce on TCM
- Pictures by Virginia Bruce In: Virtual History
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Briggs, Helen Virginia (real name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American actress and singer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 29, 1910|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Minneapolis , Minnesota , United States|
|DATE OF DEATH||February 24, 1982|
|Place of death||Woodland Hills , Los Angeles , California , United States|