Virginia Biddle

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Virginia Biddle, 1927

Virginia Biddle (1910–2003) was an American revue performer and showgirl. Biddle was a regular performer in Ziegfeld's shows until 1931.[1]

After her injury in the explosion of Harry Richman’s yacht Chevalier II in July 1931,[2] Biddle ultimately ended her stage career due to burns to her feet and ankles.[1] During the retirement she married and gave birth to a daughter.[3] Biddle resided in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. In 2003 she sustained injuries in a car accident and died shortly afterwards.[3]



  1. ^ a b "Virginia Biddle". Broadway Photographs. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Maeder, Jay (September 22, 1999). "Called by Angels Helen Walsh". New York Daily News. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Hanson, Nils (2011). Lillian Lorraine: The Life and Times of a Ziegfeld Diva. McFarland. p. 192. ISBN 0786464070.