Segal, Vivienne (1897–1992)

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Segal, Vivienne (1897–1992)

American actress and singer. Born April 19, 1897, in Philadelphia, PA; died Dec 29, 1992, in Los Angeles, CA; m. Robert Ames, 1923 (div. 1926); m. Hubbell Robinson Jr. (died 1974).

Starred in operettas and musicals from age 16; on Broadway, originated the roles of Margot Bonvalet in Desert Song (1928) and Vera Simpson in Pal Joey (1940); films include Song of the West, Bridge of the Regiment, Viennese Nights and The Cat and the Fiddle.