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July 31, 1913|
Weakley County, Tennessee, United States
|Died||May 29, 2006
Leland, Michigan, United States
|Other names||Brook Byron|
|Occupation||Dancer and film actor|
Delma Byron, born Sara Delma Bynum in Weakley County, Tennessee, was a dancer and actress, born in 1913 and died in 2006. She also acted under the name Brook Byron. It was under this name that she portrayed Sally Cato MacDougall in Auntie Mame.
She ran away from home to join a revue as a dancer. She had no professional experience but had studied dancing from the age of ten. She toured the southern states then later took a job modeling clothes. The became an actress and toured. She was discovered by 20th Century Fox and given a chance in films.
- Everybody's Old Man (1936)
- Champagne Charlie (1936)
- Dimples (1936)
- Lady in the Dark (1954)
- Auntie Mame (film) (1958)