|Rhonda Fleming Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||August 10, 1923|
|Date of Death||October 14, 2020|
Rhonda Fleming was an American actress and singer who became one of the most sought after actresses of the 1950s largely due to her glamorous persona. She had starred in such films like Spellbound (1945), Inferno (1953), The Spiral Staircase (1946), A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1949), Bullwhip (1958), Pony Express (1953), Serpent of the Nile (1953), Out of the Past (1947), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), The Great Lover (1949), etc.
Rhonda Fleming, Queen of Technicolor, Marilyn Lane
Rhonda was born on August 10, 1923.
She passed away from unknown causes on October 14, 2020, at the age of 97 years in Santa Monica, California.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Rhonda graduated from the Beverly Hills High School in 1941.
Additionally, she studied acting at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.
- Father – Harold Cheverton Louis (Insurance Salesman)
- Mother – Effie Graham (Stage Actress)
- Siblings – Beverly Louis (Older Sister)
At the time of her death, Rhonda Fleming’s net worth was $10 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Rhonda Fleming had dated –
- Thomas Wade Lane (1940-1942) – On August 17, 1940, she wed the interior decorator Thomas Wade Lane. The couple welcomed a son named Kent Lane (b. 1941) before getting divorced in 1942.
- Tyrone Power
- G. David Schine
- John Hart (1950-1952)
- Dr. Lewis V. Morrill (1952-1954) – Rhonda was married to the Hollywood physician Dr. Lewis V. Morrill from July 11, 1952, until 1954.
- Prince Aly Khan (1953)
- John F. Kennedy
- Harry Karl (1954-1959)
- Lang Jeffries (1959-1962) – The actor Lang Jeffries became Fleming’s husband from April 3, 1960, until their divorce on January 11, 1962.
- Robert Wood Johnson
- Bing Crosby
- Hall Bartlett (1964-1972) – She walked down the aisle for the fourth time on March 27, 1966, when she wed the producer Hall Bartlett. However, their marriage only lasted until 1972.
- Henry Willson
- Ted Mann (1977-2001) – Rhonda tied the knot with producer Ted Mann on March 11, 1977. Their marriage lasted until Mann’s death on January 15, 2001.
- Darol Wayne Carlson (2002-2017) – She became the wife of Darol Wayne Carlson in 2003 and stayed married to him until his death on October 31, 2017.
Race / Ethnicity
She had English, with distant Scottish (62.5%), Ashkenazi Jewish (25%), and Swedish (12.5%) ancestry.
However, her hair had turned ‘Gray’ by the time of her death.
- She was a redhead.
- Gorgeous eyes
Rhonda Fleming Favorite Things
- Film Role Of Herself – Joan Carlisle in Home Before Dark (1958)
Source – Wikipedia
Rhonda Fleming Facts
- She, along with actresses Maureen O’Hara, Maria Montez, and Yvonne De Carlo, were nicknamed the ‘Queen of Technicolor’.
- Rhonda was in a traveling gospel quartet called The Four Girls together with Jane Russell, Connie Haines, and Beryl Davis. The group released the album titled Make a Joyful Noise (1958), which went on to sell more than a million records.
- Her alma mater was also attended by a string of Hollywood A-listers including Angelina Jolie, Betty White, Nicolas Cage, David Schwimmer, Lenny Kravitz, Jonathan Silverman, Gina Gershon, Rob Reiner, and Crispin Glover.
- Rhonda considered actress Deanna Durbin as her role model while growing up. In a twist of fate, her film A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1949) was originally offered to Durbin, who turned it down in order to retire at age of 27 years.
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