Publicity photo, probably 1940s
|Born||Edna Mae Durbin
December 4, 1921
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Died||April 20, 2013
|Spouse||Vaughn Paul (1941–1943)
Felix Jackson (1945–1949)
Charles David (1950–1999, his death)
Edna Mae Durbin, known as Deanna Durbin (December 4, 1921 – April 20, 2013), was a Canadian actress and singer. She was in a number of musical movies in the 1930s and 1940s, singing standards and operatic arias. Her first movie was in 1936 with Judy Garland in Every Sunday. She was born in Manitoba, Canada, 4 December 1921 but has lived near Paris since she married Charles David in 1950. Durbin's death was announced on April 30, 2013 in Paris, France from unknown causes, aged 91. It was later announced that Durbin died on the 20th of April.
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- Harmetz, Aljean (April 30, 2013). "Deanna Durbin, Plucky Movie Star of the Depression Era, Is Dead at 91". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/01/movies/deanna-durbin-1930s-star-of-universal-pictures-dies-at-91.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
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