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Singer

Phone: (703) ***-****  HQ Phone
USO Inc
2111 Wilson Blvd. Suite 1200
Arlington, Virginia 22201
United States

Company Description: The USO (United Service Organizations) provides morale, welfare and recreational services to U.S. military personnel and their families. The USO is a nonprofit,...   more
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Employment History

  • USO Singer
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BootLeg Betty | The Bette Midler Blog
www.bootlegbetty.com [cached]
"For the Boys": Mark Rydell's 1991 film followed USO singer Dixie Leonard (played by Bette Midler) and her stage partner, Eddie Sparks (James Caan), through 30 years, three wars and rending personal tragedies.
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Marc Robin's world-premiere staging features Broadway vets Michele Ragusa and Timothy Gulan as Dixie and Eddie.
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The principal characters were Dixie Leonard, a big band singer (loosely modeled after singer-comedienne Martha Raye), who teamed up with (and often outshone) Eddie Sparks, a comic who was something of a composite of Bob Hope and Dean Martin.
In this ambitious musical saga, unknown ...
mymoviestream.com [cached]
In this ambitious musical saga, unknown USO singer Dixie Leonard ... Read more...
Bette Midler gives the brassiest, ...
www.videocollection.com, 15 Mar 2013 [cached]
Bette Midler gives the brassiest, sassiest performance of her career as Dixie Leonard, a USO singer whose electrifying stage presence, and flair for outrageous comedy, captivates troops and civilians alike.
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Midler plays big-band singer Dixie Leonard, who is chosen to perform at an overseas USO Christmas show by her uncle Art Silver (George Segal), a comedy writer for famed comedian Eddie Sparks (James Caan).
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Dixie is catapulted to stardom, and the repartee between Eddie and Dixie becomes the stuff of legend.
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Dixie is catapulted to stardom, and the repartee between Eddie and Dixie becomes the stuff of legend.
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Finally, Dixie, now an old woman, is cajoled to appear on a television awards show to reunite with a now decrepit Eddie, age 91. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi
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Bette Midler(Dixie Leonard), James Caan(Eddie Sparks), George Segal(Art Silver), Patrick O'Neal(Shephard), Chris Rydell(Danny)
A historical musical drama, it tells ...
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A historical musical drama, it tells the story of 1940s actress and singer Dixie Leonard, played by Mider, who teams up with Eddie Sparks, a famous performer to entertain American troops.
For the Boys MIDLER/CAAN/SEGAL Bette ...
www.inflix.com, 1 Dec 2010 [cached]
For the Boys MIDLER/CAAN/SEGAL Bette Midler gives the brassiest, sassiest performance of her career as Dixie Leonard, a USO singer whose electrifying stage presence, and flair for outrageous comedy, captivates troops and civilians alike.
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