Shaw, Wini (1910–1982)
Shaw, Wini (1910–1982)
American dancer and singer. Name variations: Winifred Shaw. Born Winifred Lei Momi Lokelani-Shaw, Feb 25, 1910, in San Francisco, CA; died May 2, 1982 in New York, NY; sister of Princess Lei Lokelani; m. Leo Cummins; m. William O'Malley, 1955; children: 3.
As youngest member in The Shaw Family, made performance debut in their Hawaiian dance act; on Broadway, performed as dancer and vocalist in Rain or Shine (1928), Simple Simon, and Ziegfeld Follies of 1931; films include Sweet Adeline (1935), The Singing Kid (1936), In Caliente (1935), in which she sang "The Lady in Red," and Busby Berkeley's Gold-Diggers of 1935, in which she sang "Lullaby of Broadway"; made USO tour to Europe with Jack Benny's "Five Jerks in aJeep."
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