Milada Mladova Profile

Milada Mladova
Milada Mladova
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(Annabel Milada Mraz)
4 October 21 is born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Jaroslav Mraz and Theodora Mraz, nee Blesh
c. 28 her brother John is born
? her brother Gerald is born
? is a dancer with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
44 meets Jimmy Newill in Broadway’s Sadie Thompson. Milada is the leading dancer, Newill is the leading actor.
c. 46 moves to Italy for filming I contrabbandieri del mare. Newill follows.
? she and Newill return to the States on a Liberty ship
April 47 is reported recovering from minor burns received when her costume caught fire on the Atlantis set. Actor Dennis O'Keefe beat out the flames with a drapery before they could seriously harm her.
20 June 47 marries singer James Morris Newill. He is 35; she’s 25. He was formerly wed to Ethel Slyle of Los Angeles.
January 49 columnist Walter Winchell promises: "You'll adore Milada Mladova, the galerina in All for Love. Resembles Hedy and dances like Zorina. Made my heart jig..."
Mid-April 49 leaves the cast of All for Love "to await her blessed-event..."
2 November 49 her daughter Milada is born in California
20 March 51 her daughter Colleen is born in Los Angeles
53 she and Newill move to Northern California to buy a ranch
17 December 57 her son, Richard J. “Rick,” is born in California
? the Newills leave the ranch and move to Redding, California
c. 61 she and Gloria Connolly become directors of Ballet Arts School of Dance
July 63 directs the choreography for the California Lutheran College-Conejo Choraliers production of H.M.S. Pinafore
67 she and Gloria Connolly found the Conejo Junior Ballet Company, a non-profit organization
September 71 she and Connolly move their studio to 32068 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Van Nuys
c. 71 the Newills move to a 2-acre property
31 July 75 becomes the widow of Newill, who dies at age 63 in Los Angeles of cancer
early 15 dies at age 93 in California
Rick Newill at, Reno Evening Gazette, Waukesha Daily Freeman, Nevada State Journal, The Zanesville Signal, Mansfield News-Journal, Van Nuys News,
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