Here is all you want to know, and more! Remove advertising from a memorial by sponsoring it for just $5. Born Edna Mae Durbin, she was raised in Southern California. For help using the website visit our help page or contact support@findagrave.com. This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. In 1939, she co-shared a Juvenile Academy Award with Mickey Rooney. Please try again later. Upload media Wikipedia: Name in native language: Deanna Durbin: Date of birth: 4 December 1921 Winnipeg: Date of death: 17 April 2013 Paris: Cause of death: disease; Work period (start) 1936: Work period (end) 1949: Country of citizenship: Canada; Residence: Paris; Occupation: Durbin made her movie debut at 13 in an MGM short, Every Sunday (1936), in which she co-starred with a 13-year-old Judy … In her early childhood there were no obvious signs that one day she would be a bigger box office attraction than Shirley Temple.Renamed Deanna Durbin for show business purposes, by age 21 she was the most highly paid female star in … Her DOD is … Deanna Durbin, a singer-actress who, as a child star, became one of the biggest box-office attractions of the 1930s and ‘40s has died at the age of 91.The announcement of her death was made by her son, Peter H. David, in her official fan newsletter. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. The sponsor of a memorial may add an additional. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Paul was Durbin's first husband. The announcement did not give a date or cause of death. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. Click on the item you would like to print. Entertainer. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. Try again later. Include gps location with grave photos where possible. Your Scrapbook is currently empty. No animated GIFs, photos with additional graphics (borders, embellishments. 1930s child star Deanna Durbin has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Durbin, the internationally famous child star from Hollywood's Golden Age who brought her pure soprano voice and natural, girl-next-door looks to nearly 30 movies, died on about April 20, 2013, according to a family friend. Failed to report flower. GREAT NEWS! She appealed to a broader audience as a featured performer on Eddie Cantor's weekly radio program. Thanks for your help! She was 91. For memorials with more than one photo, additional photos will appear here or on the photos tab. No details on the cause of her death were provided. Lehrer chronicled such weighty events as John F. Kennedy's assassination and the 1973 Senate Watergate hearings. Died:28-Apr-2013[1] Location of death:Paris, France. Profession. Deanna Durbin, a star whose songs and smile made her one of the biggest box-office draws of Hollywood’s Golden Age, died about April 20 in a village outside Paris. She was 91. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. At some point, Durbin became an American citizen, although it is unknown if her sister ever elected to claim citizenship. Born:4-Dec-1921. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). Edit a memorial you manage or suggest changes to the memorial manager. Singing came naturally to her as a youth and after catching the attention of a talent scout, she was cast at the age of fourteen in the short "Every Sunday" (1936) and shared the bill with Judy Garland. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. × Bob Koster did not know the cause of death. Birthplace:Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She was 91. Thank you for fulfilling this photo request. Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Neauphle-le-Chateau, Departement des Yvelines, Île-de-France, France. She retired suddenly from the industry in 1949 and married Charles David whom directed her in "Lady on a Train" (1945). Deanna Durbin obituary Child star with a powerful singing voice who played the perfect girl next door in Hollywood films of the 30s and 40s Deanna Durbin in It's a Date, 1940. Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. Koster's father, Henry Koster, directed six of Durbin's films. Please complete the captcha to let us know you are a real person. Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial? There is a problem with your email/password. The woman in the right hand corner looks like Deanna Durbin, but I could be mistaken. Drag images here or select from your computer for Deanna Durbin memorial. Deanna was considered for playing the role of Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz" (1939) however, her time with MGM would be short-lived as she was released from her contract after Garland was chosen for the part. Try again later. Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? Cause of death:unspecified. You can still file a request but no one will be notified. Resend Activation Email. Deanna Durbin – Deadline Canadian singer and actress Deanna Durbin, who enjoyed a short but successful career as a … Arnold claims the ship Frances sailed on to Russia was the Manhattan.In separate books, Frances’ sister Edith and Patrick Agan both say the boat was the Washington.The image of the actual manifest (left) containing Frances’ name proves the ship was indeed named the Washington.Interestingly, Frances’ nephew David Farmer believes he traveled on the … In this June 14, 1945 file photo, actress and singer Deanna Durbin, right, poses with her second husband, producer Felix Jackson, immediately after their wedding at The Little Church of the West in Las Vegas. Share this memorial using social media sites or email. You have chosen this person to be their own family member. The Associated Press is a journalist on National Post. Durbin died on about April 20 in a village outside Paris where she had lived, out of public view, since 1949, family friend Bob Koster of … Failed to remove flower. Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. She is in the wonderfully depressing movie 'Night Has a Thousand Eyes" which has such a great opening scene in a train yard at night. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. GREAT NEWS! Family friend Bob Koster, whose father directed six of Durbin's films, tells The Associated Press on Wednesday May 1, 2013 that she died at age 91 in a village outside Paris in April. Place the pin on the map to plot a location. Cause of Death. Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. Her mother was involved in a crash back in 1970 and was known to despise driving. or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. Natural Causes. Read and subscribe to the latest news and articles from The Associated Press. Try again later. The cause of death of the 47-year-old singer was not immediately established, and an autopsy was scheduled. Enjoy. Deanna Durbin was born Edna Mae Durbin on Dec. 4, 1921 in Winnipeg, Canada. The star's fanclub announced her death yesterday, but gave no details of time or cause. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. To add a flower, click the “Leave a Flower” button. The exact date of her death was not known, and Koster also did not know the cause. Add to your scrapbook. Year should not be greater than current year. Race or Ethnicity:White. Deanna Durbin. She made her mark within the industry as both an actress and singer during the 1930s and 1940s, prior to marrying and retiring to France. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Deanna Durbin Dead: Former 1930s Child Star Dies At 91 Former child star Deanna Durbin has died at the age of 91 , according to The Hollywood Reporter. Durbin's son, Peter H. David, was quoted in the "Deanna Durbin Society" newsletter saying his mother had passed away several days ago, but he did not provide any other details about her death. We have set your language to She made her mark within the industry as both an actress and singer during the 1930s and 1940s, prior to marrying and retiring to France. Louis B. Mayer was impressed, and when he learned that M-G-M had allowed Miss Durbin's contract to lapse and lost her to a rival studio, he determined to give Miss Garland a major build-up. ). based on information from your browser. Under the direction of Henry Koster, she starred in several memorable features among them the thinly-disguised reworking of "Cinderella" titled "First Love" (1938) opposite a young Robert Stack. | Age 91, * For security purposes, type the text below and click "Submit" (Required). No date or cause of death has been released. Deanna Durbin Dead Born: 12/4/1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Died: 4/20/2013 Age: 91 Cause of death: not reported Full name: Edna Mae Durbin Noted For: actress; Three Smart Girls (1936), Can't Help Singing (1944), Something in the Wind (1947). Born Edna Mae Durbin, she was raised in Southern California. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. By the time she completed her final film "For the Love of Mary" (1949), she had succeeded as a top box-office attraction and was commanding a six-figure salary for which was nearly unheard of at that time. To suggest a correction or addition, visit the memorial page and click Suggest Edits. The movie actress Deanna Durbin died at the age of 91. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. To view a photo in more detail or edit captions for photos you added, click the photo to open the photo viewer. In this May 30, 1939 file photo, actress Deanna Durbin sits with Vaughn Paul in the clubhouse of Hollywood Park in Los Angeles. Try again. Oops, we were unable to send the email. You may not upload any more photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 20 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 30 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 20 photos to this memorial. At Tributes.com we believe that Every Life has a Story  that deserves to be told and preserved. She was a teen sensation at Universal Studios who walked away from Hollywood at 26 and lived in relative obscurity in France. Photos larger than 8Mb will be reduced. If a new volunteer signs up in your requested photo location, they may see your existing request and take the photo. Gender:Female. Paris, France She was immediately signed by Universal Pictures and went on to appear in a wide range of pictures as she charmed movie audiences with her wholesome looks and vocal ability. Grey is probably best remembered as one of Deanna Durbin's sisters in one of her few A-budget pictures, the delightful comedy "Three Smart Girls" (1936); she later reprised her role in a charming and popular sequel, "Three Smart Girls Grow Up" (1939). Please contact Find a Grave at support@findagrave.com if you need help resetting your password. Complications Following Liver Surgery. Are you adding a grave photo that will fulfill this request? Deanna Durbin, once the highest-earning actress in Hollywood, has died aged 91. Make sure that the file is a photo. This is a hassle-free site -- no popups, no sound, no user IDs, no spyware, and no huge graphics. California. If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. December 4, 1921 - April 20, 2013 GREAT NEWS! Deanna Durbin Dead At 91. Bob Koster did not know the cause of death. This 1937 file photo shows singer and film actress Deanna Durbin. Oops, something didn't work. Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. Please reset your password. Family members linked to this person will appear here. She totaled more than 20 films and received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. A system error has occurred. Koster's father, Henry Koster, directed six of Durbin's films. Entertainer. Cause of death was not disclosed. In this May 30, 1939 file photo, actress Deanna Durbin sits. We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. On April 30 2013, a newsletter published by the Deanna Durbin Society reported, with the support of Durbin’s son Peter H. David, that Durbin had died “a few days ago”. AKAEdna Mae Durbin. At the height of her career, the Canadian-born Durbin, who made her first feature, "Three Smart Girls," at … Biography - A Short Wiki. Actress and singer who many remember for her roles in musicals like Three Smart Girls and Can’t Help Singing. Please try again later. Tributes.com is the online source for current local and national obituary news and a supportive community where friends and family can come together during times of loss and grieving to honor the memories of their loved ones with lasting personal tributes. We’ve updated the security on the site. Deanna Durbin's death was reported yesterday in her fan club's newsletter, which quoted her son. Are you sure that you want to remove this flower? Deanna, originally Edna Mae Durbin, was born December 4, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba but grew up … R.I.P. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. Business. Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. Family friend Bob Koster, whose father directed six of Durbin's films, tells The Associated Press on Wednesday that she died at age 91 in a village outside Paris in April. Actress Deanna Durbin dies at 91. She would live a quiet life in France. Please select a county or city to continue. An email has been sent to the person who requested the photo informing them that you have fulfilled their request, There is an open photo request for this memorial. Verify and try again. Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. Singer-actress Deanna Durbin, who was the highest-paid female star in Hollywood in 1947 but permanently exited the movie biz the next year at the age of 26, has died, her fan club announced Tuesday. Failed to delete memorial. Durbin, the internationally famous child star from Hollywood's Golden Age who brought her pure soprano voice and natural, girl-next-door looks to nearly 30 movies, died in April. If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to feedback@findagrave.com and include a link to the page and details about the problem. For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. Movie Actress. Durbin died on about April 20 in a village outside Paris where she had lived, out of public view, since 1949, family friend Bob Koster of Los Angeles told The Associated Press on Wednesday. We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. This account has been disabled. Because of illness, her father moved the family to Los Angeles where the young Edna was discovered by … © 2020 Tributes, Inc. All rights reserved. Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. GREAT NEWS! Gail is obviously looking over the wine list. The girl who one day would be known as "Winnipeg's Sweetheart" was born at Grace Hospital on December 4, 1921, as Edna Mae Durbin. In this May 30, 1939 file photo, actress Deanna Durbin sits...more This 1937 file photo shows singer and film actress Deanna Durbin. ... His US debut with "Three Smart Girls" (1937), the first in a series of Deanna Durbin vehicles, was a resounding success and helped bolster the straitened Universal studios. There was an error deleting this problem. Sorry! ... Deanna Durbin. I thought you might like to see a memorial for Deanna Durbin I found on Findagrave.com. 91 years. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. Former child star Deanna Durbin has died at the age of 91, according to The Hollywood Reporter. However, in a crash of such magnitude who can be sure how people are thrown around. Cause of Death. This 1937 file photo shows singer and film actress Deanna Durbin. Just as with Diana- Princess of Wales , there will always be speculation and theories based on heresay. In this June 14, 1945 file photo, actress and singer Deanna. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. Thanks for using Find a Grave, if you have any feedback we would love to hear from you. 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