Gloria Jean
Date of Birth
Apr 14, 1926
Birth Place:
Buffalo, NY

Biography

Born in Buffalo, New York, Gloria Jean was raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where her dad ran a music store. Jean's stagestruck mom put her daughter on the stage at the age of three as a singer; by the time she was five, Jean was headlining her own local radio program. Moving to New York with her family, Jean was trained for an operatic career. In 1939, Universal studios, searching for a possible...