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Faye Emerson
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Actress
    (July 8, 1917-March 9, 1983)
    Born in Elizabeth, Louisiana
    Appeared in the films 'Affectionately Yours' (1941), 'Blues in the Night' (1941), 'Destination Tokyo' (1943), 'The Mask of Dimitrios' (1944), 'Holywood Canteen' (1944), 'Nobody Lives Forever' (1946), 'Main Street to Broadway' (1953) and 'A Face in the Crowd' (1957)
    Hosted the TV series 'Paris Cavalcade of Fashion' (1948), 'This Is Show Business' (1949-50), 'The Faye Emerson Show' (1950), 'Faye Emerson's Wonderful Town' (1951-52), 'Faye and Skitch' (1953-54) and 'Of All Things' (1956)
    Panelist on the game shows 'Masquerade Party,' 'What's in a Word,' 'To Tell The Truth,' 'What's My Line?' and 'I've Got A Secret'
    She was married and divorced three times, including marriages to FDR's son Elliott Roosevelt and bandleader Skitch Henderson.
    During her marriage with Roosevelt, she slit her wrists. (The Roosevelt family publicly claimed it was an accident.)
    During WWII, GIs were reportedly bumped from a military flight to make room for her and her dog.
    She had live TV's first wardrobe malfunction when she popped out of her low-cut gown.
    There was a false rumor that the Emmy Award was named after her. (The name was actually derived from the image orthicon tube used in early TV cameras.)
    She had a close relationship with mother-in-law Eleanor Roosevelt even after divorcing Elliott.
    She has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for movies and TV.
    She was known as 'the First Lady of Television' and 'the Best-Dressed Woman on TV.'
    She displayed enough brains in her game show appearances to inspire quips like, 'It isn't every day that you see a high IQ in a low-cut gown.'
    Critic John Crosby wrote, 'The Faye Emerson Show, I assume, is aimed primarily at women, but I know men, including this one, who are helplessly fascinated by it for reasons which never occurred to CBS.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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