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Ann Blyth (Actress and Singer), born on August 16, 1928 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA. Ann Blyth's age 91 years & Zodiac Sign Leo, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Ann Blyth?

Ann Blyth Bio

  • Birth Name:Ann Marie Blyth
  • First Name: Ann
  • Last Name: Blyth
  • Age: 91 years
  • Birth Date: August 16, 1928
  • Birth Place: Mount Kisco, New York, USA
  • Country: United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Dark brown
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 9.5 (US & AUS), 40 (EU), 7.5 (UK)
  • Dress Size: 8 (US & CAN), 38 (EU), 12 (UK & AUS)
  • Ann Blyth Height

    5 Feet 2.5 Inches (158.75 cm)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 Feet 2.5 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)158.75 cm
    Weight (in Kilograms)53 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)116.84 lbs

    Ann Blyth Body Measurements

    Ann Blyth's full body measurements are 38 inches (96.52 cm) - 36D - 27 inches (68.58 cm) - 36 inches (91.44 cm) .

    Body Measurements
    Measurements38-27-36 inches/ 96.52-68.58-91.44 cm
    Bust Size38 inches (96.52 cm)
    Bra Size36D
    Waist Size27 inches (68.58 cm)
    Hips Size36 inches (91.44 cm)

    Bio And Wiki

    Ann Blyth is one of the most famous and trending Actress And Singer in whole world right now. Ann Blyth was born on August 16, 1928 in Mount Kisco, New York, United States. She was born as Ann Marie Blyth, but best known as Ann Blyth.

    Family, Childhood, and Education

    Her father name is Harry Blyth and mother name is Nan Lynch Blyth. After her parents separated, she, her mother and sister moved to a walk-up apartment on East 31st Street in New York City, where her mother took in ironing.

    She attended St. Patrick's School in Manhattan.

    Already determined at an early age to perform, Ann attended Manhattan's Professional Children's School and was already a seasoned radio performer, particularly on soap dramas, while in elementary school. A member of New York's Children's Opera Company, the young girl made an important Broadway debut in 1941 at age 13 as the daughter of the characters played by Paul Lukas and Mady Christians in the classic Lillian Hellman WWII drama "Watch on the Rhine", billed as Anne (with an extra "e") Blyth. She stayed with the show for two years.

    Career

    She began her acting career initially as "Anne Blyth", but changed the spelling of her first name back to "Ann" at the beginning of her film career. She made her film debut in 1944, teamed with Donald O'Connor and Peggy Ryan in the teen-age musical Chip Off the Old Block (1944).

    She followed it pleasantly enough with other "B" tune-fests such as The Merry Monahans (1944) and Babes on Swing Street (1944). It wasn't until Warner Bros. borrowed her to make self-sacrificing mother Joan Crawford's life pure hell as the malicious, spiteful daughter Veda in the film classic Mildred Pierce (1945) that she really clicked with viewers and set up her dramatic career. With murder on her young character's mind, Hollywood stood up and took notice of this fresh-faced talent.

    Although Blyth lost the Best Supporting Actress Oscar that year to another Anne (Anne Revere), she was borrowed again by Warner Bros. to film Danger Signal (1945). During filming, she suffered a broken back in a sledding accident while briefly vacationing in Lake Arrowhead and had to be replaced in the role. After a long convalescence (over a year and a half in a back brace) Universal used her in a wheelchair-bound cameo in Brute Force (1947).

    Her first starring role was an inauspicious one opposite Sonny Tufts in Swell Guy (1946), but she finally began gaining some momentum again. Instead of offering her musical gifts, she continued her serious streak with Killer McCoy (1947) and a dangerously calculated role in Another Part of the Forest (1948), a prequel to The Little Foxes (1941) in which Blyth played the Bette Davis role of Regina at a younger age. Her attempts at lighter comedy were mild at best, playing a fetching creature of the sea opposite William Powell in Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) and a teen infatuated with a much-older film star, Robert Montgomery, in Once More, My Darling (1949).

    At full-throttle as a star in the early 1950s, Blyth transitioned easily among glossy operettas, wide-eyed comedies and all-out melodramas, some of which tended to be overbaked and, thereby, overplayed. When not dishing out the high dramatics of an adopted girl searching for her birth mother in Our Very Own (1950) or a wrongly-convicted murderess in Thunder on the Hill (1951), she was introducing classic standards as wife to Mario Lanza in The Great Caruso (1951) or playing pert and perky in such light confections as Katie Did It (1950). A well-embraced romantic leading lady, she made her last film for Universal playing a Russian countess courted by Gregory Peck in The World in His Arms (1952). MGM eventually optioned her for its musical outings, having borrowed her a couple of times previously. She became a chief operatic rival to Kathryn Grayson at the studio during that time. Grayson, however, fared much better than Blyth, who was given rather stilted vehicles.

    Catching Howard Keel's roving eye while costumed to the nines in the underwhelming Rose Marie (1954) and his daughter in Kismet (1955), she also gussied up other stiff proceedings like The Student Prince (1954) and The King's Thief (1955) will attest. Unfortunately, Blyth came to MGM at the tail end of the Golden Age of musicals and probably suffered for it. She was dropped by the studio in 1956. She reunited with old Universal co-star Donald O'Connor in The Buster Keaton Story (1957). Blyth ended her film career on a high note, however, playing the tragic title role in the The Helen Morgan Story (1957) opposite a gorgeously smirking Paul Newman. She had a field day as the piano-sitting, kerchief-holding, liquor-swilling torch singer whose train wreck of a personal life was destined for celluloid. Disappointing for her personally, no doubt, was that her singing voice had to be dubbed (albeit superbly) by the highly emotive, non-operatic songstress Gogi Grant.

    Through with films, Blyth's main concentration (after her family) were musical theatre and television. Over the years a number of classic songs were tailored to suit her glorious lyric soprano both in concert form and on the civic light opera/summer stock stages. "The Sound of Music", "The King and I", "Carnival", "Bittersweet", "South Pacific", "Show Boat" and "A Little Night Music" are but a few of her stage credits. During this time Blyth appeared as the typical American housewife for Hostess in its Twinkie, cupcake and fruit pie commercials, a job that lasted well over a decade. She made the last of her sporadic TV guest appearances on Quincy M.E. (1976) and Murder, She Wrote (1984) in the mid-1980s.

    Husband And Children/ Son

    In 1953, Blyth married obstetrician James McNulty, brother of singer Dennis Day, who had introduced them. The bridesmaids were actresses Joan Leslie, Jane Withers, and Betty Lynn. The couple received special commendation from the Pope.

    After her marriage, Blyth took somewhat of a reprieve from her career to focus on raising their five children, Timothy Patrick (born June 10, 1954); Maureen Ann (born December 14, 1955); Kathleen Mary (born December 23, 1957); Terence Grady (born December 9, 1960); and Eileen Alana (born April 10, 1963).

    In 1973, she and McNulty, both devout Catholics, were accorded the honorific rank of Lady and Knight of the Holy Sepulchre in a ceremony presided over by Terence Cardinal Cooke. McNulty died on May 13, 2007, in La Jolla, California.

    Ann Blyth Net Worth And Salary

    As of 2020, the estimated Ann Blyth's net worth is $163 million USD. Her major source of income is her acting career. Ann Blyth salary as of 2020 is $3.6 million per year.

    Social Media Profile

    She is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. She has more than 83k followers on Facebook and more than 37k followers on Instagram.

    Trivia: Ann Blyth Facts

    * She appeared in musicals and made her film debut in Chip Off the Old Block in 1944.
    * She was a member of New York's Children's Opera Company.
    * Her performance earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Address.
    * She apppeared in the original version of Mildred Pierce with Joan Crawford, who played the title character.
    * She married James McNulty in 1953 and they had five children together.

    Now she ranked in the list of most popular American actress and singer.

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