Kathryn Grant

Biography

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Kathryn Crosby (born November 25, 1933) is an American actress and singer who also performed under the stage-name Kathryn Grant.

Born Olive Kathryn Grandstaff in Houston, Texas, she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1955. Two years later she became Bing Crosby's second wife. The couple had three children, Harry, Mary Frances, and Nathaniel. She appeared as a guest star on her husband's 1964–1965 ABC sitcom The Bing Crosby Show.

She largely retired after their marriage, but did have a featured role in the courtroom drama Anatomy of a Murder. She also played the part of "Mama Bear" alongside her husband and children in Goldilocks and starred with Jack Lemmon in Operation Mad Ball in 1957.

In the mid-1970s, she hosted The Kathryn Crosby Show, a 30-minute local talk-show on KPIX-TV in San Francisco. Husband Bing appeared as a guest occasionally.

Since Bing Crosby's death in 1977, she has taken on a few smaller roles and the lead in the short-lived 1996 Broadway musical State Fair.

For 16 years ending in 2001, Crosby hosted the Crosby National Golf Tournament at Bermuda Run Country Club in Bermuda Run, North Carolina. A nearby bridge carrying U.S. Route 158 over the Yadkin River is named for Crosby.

On November 4, 2010, Crosby was seriously injured in an automobile accident in the Sierra Nevada that killed her 85-year-old husband, Maurice William Sullivan. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kathryn Crosby, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Kathryn Crosby (born November 25, 1933) is an American actress and singer who also performed under the stage-name Kathryn Grant.

Born Olive Kathryn Grandstaff in Houston, Texas, she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1955. Two years later she became Bing Crosby's second wife. The couple had three children, Harry, Mary Frances, and Nathaniel. She appeared as a guest star on her husband's 1964–1965 ABC sitcom The Bing Crosby Show.

She largely retired after their marriage, but did have a featured role in the courtroom drama Anatomy of a Murder. She also played the part of "Mama Bear" alongside her husband and children in Goldilocks and starred with Jack Lemmon in Operation Mad Ball in 1957.

In the mid-1970s, she hosted The Kathryn Crosby Show, a 30-minute local talk-show on KPIX-TV in San Francisco. Husband Bing appeared as a guest occasionally.

Since Bing Crosby's death in 1977, she has taken on a few smaller roles and the lead in the short-lived 1996 Broadway musical State Fair.

For 16 years ending in 2001, Crosby hosted the Crosby National Golf Tournament at Bermuda Run Country Club in Bermuda Run, North Carolina. A nearby bridge carrying U.S. Route 158 over the Yadkin River is named for Crosby.

On November 4, 2010, Crosby was seriously injured in an automobile accident in the Sierra Nevada that killed her 85-year-old husband, Maurice William Sullivan. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kathryn Crosby, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender -

Known Credits 25

Birthday 1933-11-25

Place of Birth Houston, TX

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 Queen of the Lot as Elizabeth Lambert
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2000 Gilmore Girls(1 episode)
1998 A Bing Crosby Christmas as Herself
1978 The Initiation of Sarah as Mrs. Goodwin
1964 The Bing Crosby Show(1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey(1 episode)
1959 1001 Arabian Nights as Princess Yasminda (voice)
1959 The Big Circus as Jeannie Whirling
1959 Anatomy of a Murder as Mary Pilant
1958 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad as Princess Parisa
1958 Gunman's Walk as Cecily "Clee" Chouard
1957 The Brothers Rico as Norah Malaks Rico
1957 The Night the World Exploded as Laura 'Hutch' Hutchinson
1957 The Guns Of Fort Petticoat as Anne Martin
1957 Mister Cory as Jen Vollard
1957 Operation Mad Ball as Lt. Betty Bixby
1956 The Wild Party as Honey
1956 Reprisal! as Taini
1956 Storm Center as Hazel Levering
1955 The Phenix City Story as Ellie Rhodes
1955 5 Against the House as Nightclub patron
1955 Cell 2455 Death Row as Jo-Anne
1954 Rear Window as Girl at Songwriter's Party (uncredited)
1954 Casanova's Big Night as Girl on Bridge (uncredited)

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