LaVerne Andrews

Singer, Actor
Born: 07/06/1911 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

Actor (7)

Entertaining the Troops 1987 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Road to Rio 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

Argentine Nights (Movie)

LaVerne (Actor)

Her Lucky Night (Movie)

An Andrews Sister (Actor)

Hold That Ghost (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Hollywood Canteen (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

In the Navy (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Relationships

Patty Andrews Actor

Sister
Born Feb. 19, 1918; co-founded The Andrews Sisters Died Jan. 30, 2013

Maxene Andrews Actor

Sister
Born Jan. 3, 1916; co-founded The Andrews Sisters Died Oct. 21, 1995

Louis Rogers

Husband
Married 1948 until her death May 8, 1967

Milestones

1998

Trio inducted into Vocal Group Hall of Fame

1987

The Andrews Sisters received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

1972

Bette Midler recorded cover version of "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," which reached No. 8 on Billboard Hot 100

1967

Lost year-long bout with cancer; replaced by singer Joyce DeYoung

1966

Original trio made final appearance on "The Dean Martin Show" (NBC)

1962

Signed with Dot Records

1956

Sisters reunited and signed recording contract with Capitol Records

1951

Sister Patty left The Andrews Sisters to join another group; with Maxene, continued act as a duo

1947

The Andrews Sisters appeared in "Road to Rio" alongside Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour

1943

Hosted radio shows on ABC and CBS

1942

Recorded "Pistol Packin' Mama," the first of many hit duets with Bing Crosby

1941

Group had another hit with "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else but Me)"

1940

The Andrews Sisters released signature hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"; song first appeared in Abbott and Costello film "Buck Privates"

1940

With sisters, made feature film debut in musical comedy "Argentine Nights"

1939

Trio entertained Allied forces during World War II; performed all over U.S., Africa, and Italy

1938

Released George Gershwin penned "Nice Work If You Can Get It"

1937

Family moved to NYC; The Andrews Sisters first came to national attention with their radio broadcasts and No. 1 song "Bei Mir Bist Du Schön"

With siblings Maxene and Patty, formed singing trio The Andrews Sisters

Played piano accompaniment for silent film showings at Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN in exchange for free dancing lessons for herself and sisters

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