Vivian Austin
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1919
Birth Place:
Hollywood, CA


A former Miss Hollywood and a dancer under the name of Vivian Coe, this Universal contract starlet of the 1940s entered films as a Goldwyn Girl in The Goldwyn Follies (1938). That and a few other chorus girl assignments led to the contract with Universal, which cast her opposite Donald Barry in the original Red Ryder serial, The Adventures of Red Ryder (1940). For unknown reasons, the studio then...