Patty Andrews

Born: 02/15/1918 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

other (14)

Hollywood Walk of Fame 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

1991 King Orange Jamboree Parade 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Remembering Bing 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Entertaining the Troops 1987 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

One More Time 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Phynx 1969 (Movie)

(Actor)

Road to Rio 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

Buck Privates 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

Her Lucky Night (Movie)

(Actor)

Hold That Ghost (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Hollywood Canteen (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

In the Navy (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Irving Berlin's America (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

LaVerne Andrews

Sister
Born July 6, 1911; co-founded The Andrews Sisters Died May 8, 1967

Maxene Andrews

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

Martin Melcher

Husband
Married Oct. 19, 1947 Divorced March 30, 1950

Melvin Weschler

Husband
Married Dec. 25, 1951 until his death Aug. 26, 2010

Milestones

1998

The Andrews Sisters inducted into Vocal Group Hall of Fame

1995

Became sole surviving member of The Andrews Sisters after Maxene died of a heart attack

1987

Briefly reunited with sister Maxene when they received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

1986

Made final TV appearance on "The Merv Griffin Show"

1981

Launched solo music career

1974

Co-starred with sister Maxene in Broadway hit "Over Here!"

1972

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

1970

Earned rave reviews for performance in stage musical "Victory Canteen"

1967

Eldest sister LaVerne died after year-long bout with cancer and replaced by singer Joyce DeYoung

1966

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

1962

Group signed with Dot Records

1956

Reunited with sisters; group signed recording contract with Capitol Records

1951

Left The Andrews Sisters to join another group; husband acted as her agent

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"

Re-emerged in late 1970s as regular panelist on "The Gong Show" (NBC)

With siblings LaVerne and Maxene, formed singing trio The Andrews Sisters; was only seven years old

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