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Gale Robbins

Gale Robbins
Personal information
Birth nameBetty Gale Robbins
Birth dateMay 7, 1921
Place of birthChicago, Illinois, USA
Date of deathFebruary 18, 1980(age 58)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, United States
Occupationactress, singer
SpouseRobert Olson (1944-68) (his death) 2 children

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Gale Robbins (born Betty Gale Robbins, May 7, 1921 - February 18, 1980) was an American actress and singer.

Born in Indiana, Robbins graduated from high school in June 1939 and began her career with the Phil Levant band in 1940. She married her high school sweetheart, Robert Olson, in November 1944 when he was in the Air Force.

Starting as a model and nightclub singer she made her film debut in In the Meantime, Darling in 1944 and appeared in several films, such as Calamity Jane and My Dear Secretary (1948). She later focused on TV, hosting Hollywood House from 1949 to 1950. She released the album I'm a Dreamer, backed by Eddie Cano and his orchestra, in 1958.

Robbins died of lung cancer at the age of 58.

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