Helen O’Connell was an American singer, actress, and hostess, described as “the quintessential big band singer of the 1940s”.
|Born:||May 23, 1920, Lima, Ohio, U.S.|
|Died:||September 09, 1993, San Diego, California, U.S.|
|Genres:||Traditional pop, Popular music, jazz, vocal|
|Occupation(s):||Singer, actress, hostess|
|Years active:||1935–1943, 1951-1980|
|Associated acts:||Larry Funk, Jimmy Dorsey, Bob Eberly, Ray Anthony, Russ Morgan, Bob Barker, Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer, Dean Martin, Frank De Vol|
|IMDb:||Helen O’Connell’s IMDb|
About Helen O’Connell
Vocalist with the Jimmy Dorsey band who recorded “Green Eyes,” Tangerine,” and “Yours.”
She had a smooth voice that attracted her to big bands.
She had the program Here’s Hollywood, on which she would interview celebrities.
she married four times: first to Clifford Smith Jr. on October 19, 1943, then to Tom T. Chamales on May 9, 1957, then to Bob Paris in 1965, and finally to Frank De Vol in 1991.
She sang duets with Johnny Mercer.
Information related to Helen O’Connell
- Big band singers
- Beauty pageant hosts
- Burials at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City
- Traditional pop music singers
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