Leslie Brooks

Leslie Brooks

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1922-07-13
Deathday: 2011-07-01 (88 years old)
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Leslie Brooks (born Virginia Leslie Gettman, July 13, 1922 – July 1, 2011) was an American film actress, model and dancer.Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, her parents brought her to Southern California at an early age, where around 1940 she started work as a photographic model. At the beginning of her showbiz career she appeared as Lorraine Gettman.As Leslie Brooks, she began appearing in movie bit roles for Columbia in 1941. Brooks started landing more sizable parts in such movies as Nine Girls (1944), Cover Girl (1944), and the lead in the film noir classic Blonde Ice (1948). She retired from films in 1949, but returned to make one last film in 1971.

Personal Life

Brooks was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on July 13, 1922, daughter of Paul and Fern Clark Gettman. She spent much of her childhood with her paternal grandparents who ran a hotel in Crofton, and attended high school in Omaha. Brooks was married twice and had four daughters. She wed her first husband, actor Donald Anthony Shay, January 6, 1945, in Beverly Hills, California. They had a daughter, Leslie Victoria (b. 1945), and divorced in 1948. She married Russ Vincent in 1950, and remained married until his death 51 years later. Brooks and Vincent had three daughters together; Dorena Marla (b. 1954), Gina L. (b. 1956) and Darla R. (b. 1960).

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Known for
Acting

Gender
Female

Birthday
1922-07-13

Deathday
2011-07-01 (88 years old)

Birth name
Virginia Leslie Gettman

Place of birth
Lincoln, United States of America

Citizenships
United States of America

Also known as
Loraine Gettman, Lorraine Gettman

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