Virginia Gibson

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Virginia Gibson
Virginia Gibson 1967.JPG
Gibson in 1967.
Born Virginia Gorski
(1925-04-09)April 9, 1925
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Died April 25, 2013(2013-04-25) (aged 88)
Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1943-1960

Virginia Gibson, born Virginia Gorski, (April 9, 1925 – April 25, 2013) was an American dancer, singer and actress of film, television and musical theatre.[1]

Career[edit]

Gibson landed a number of leading roles in films and television series. She was a regular performer on The Johnny Carson Show (1955–56), an earlier Carson series, not to be confused with The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. From the early 1960s to the early 1970s she co-hosted, with Frank Buxton (and later, Bill Owen), the ABC-TV children's documentary program Discovery.

She placed minor chart records ("Miracle Of Love", "Two Innocent Hearts") in the US Billboard and Cashbox charts. She starred onYour Hit Parade, one of the most popular TV shows of the 1950s.

Awards[edit]

In 1957 she was nominated for a Tony Award Best Featured Actress in a Musical, for her portrayal of Beth Livingstone in Happy Hunting.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "VIRGINIA GIBSON Obituary". Legacy.com. Retrieved 2013-05-02. 

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