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Martha Raye

Martha Raye
Raye entertaining troops, c. 1943
Personal information
Birth nameMargy Reed
Birth dateAugust 27, 1916
Place of birthButte, Montana, U.S.
Date of deathOctober 19, 1994(age 78)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
SpouseBud Westmore (1937-1938)
David Rose (1938-1941)
Neal Lang (1941-1944)
Nick Condos (1944-1953)
Edward T. Begley (1954-1956)
Robert O'Shea (1956-1960)
Mark Harris (1991-1994)

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Martha Raye (August 27, 1916 October 19, 1994) was an American comic actress and standards singer who performed in movies, and later on television.

She was honored in 1969 with an Academy Award as the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient for her volunteer efforts and services to the troops.

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