Mary Healy
Date of Birth
Apr 14, 1918
Birth Place:
New Orleans, LA

Biography

American variety entertainer Mary Healy was still in her teens when she sang with various dance bands at New Orleans' Roosevelt Hotel. Signed to a 20th Century Fox film contract in 1939, she was sent on a nationwide vaudeville tour of studio contractees in 1940. During this junket she met and married night club comedian Peter Lynd Hayes, joining her husband's cabaret act shortly afterward. Except...