Elaine Dunn Profile

Elaine Dunn
Elaine Dunn
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(Elaine Dombcik)
July 34 is born in Cleveland, Ohio to Samuel and Goldie Dombcik
? studies dance with Irma J. MacNaughton
12 July 49 tap dances at the annual gathering of the Start County Construction Council in Massillon, Ohio
4 November 49 is crowned Miss Versatility
3 January 52 performs in the Copa '52 Revue at the Copacabana in New York
? is featured in Life
May 52 is tested by Paramount Pictures
16 August 52 marries Alan J Marburger in New York
November 52 replaces Helen Gallagher in the stage production of Pal Joey
July 53 is featured in Focus
17 January 54 performs alongside Pearl Bailey on The George Jessell Show
January 55 her son, Adam Jeffrey is born
September 55 stars in the revue of Catch a Star at the Plymouth Theater
12 September 55 columnist Earl Wilson reports that "Miss Carroll, Elaine Dunn, Jack Wakefield, and David Burns display great flashes of talent."
3 April 57 stars in The Tropicana Revue at The Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas
3 September 57 columnist Leonard Lyons reports that "Eddie Fisher has signed Elaine Dunn, the singer-dancer at Las Vegas' Tropicana to appear in his TV series. It will help establish a normal married life for Miss Dunn. Now, while she works late into the morning and sleeps late, her husband does the family shopping and minds the babies."
16 October 57 makes her debut at the Mocambo with comedian Peter Wood
17 October 57 columnist L.E.R reports that "Elaine Dunn is the name of a pert, energetic singer and dancer, with a pleasant voice, and a woeful lack of good material."
1 November 57 debuts at the Hesperia Inn
March 58 is featured in TV Guide
4 November 60 says of her role in Flower Drum Song, "A show like this is excellent for me. It gives a performer status and puts you in contact with a lot of people. You never know when someone out there is watching you."
January 61 marries Dean Shendal in Las Vegas, Nevada
? divorces Shendal
22 lives in Las Vegas, Nevada
St. Louis Globe-Democrat, Los Angeles Mirror, Daily News-Post and Monrovia News-Post, Los Angeles Evening Citizen News, Daily News, The Akron Beacon Journal
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