Judy Tyler (1932–1957)


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Her father was a trumpeter with bands such as Paul Whiteman and Benny Goodman, and her mother was a former Ziegfeld Follies dancer. Judy studied ballet, music, and acting, won a "Miss Stardust" beauty contest in 1949, danced with the Copacabana chorus line. and was making bit appearances on television while still in high school. At age 17, she ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 24) in Rock River, Wyoming, USA

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Known For

Jailhouse Rock Peggy Van Alden
(1957)
The Howdy Doody Show Princess Summerfall Winterspring
(1950-1953)
(1957)
The Elgin Hour Pickpocket
(1955)

Filmography

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 1957 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Cherie Chi-Chi
- The Case of the Fan Dancer's Horse (1957) ... Cherie Chi-Chi
 1957 Jailhouse Rock
Peggy Van Alden
 1957 Bop Girl Goes Calypso
Jo Thomas
 1955 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Pickpocket
- San Francisco Fracas (1955) ... Pickpocket
 1950-1953 The Howdy Doody Show (TV Series)
Princess Summerfall Winterspring
- Episode dated 30 January 1953 (1953) ... Princess Summerfall Winterspring
- Episode dated 29 January 1953 (1953) ... Princess Summerfall Winterspring
- Episode dated 28 January 1953 (1953) ... Princess Summerfall Winterspring
- Episode dated 27 January 1953 (1953) ... Princess Summerfall Winterspring
- Episode dated 26 January 1953 (1953) ... Princess Summerfall Winterspring
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 1956 Hollywood Preview (TV Series)
Self - Actress
- Episode #1.25 (1956) ... Self - Actress
 1955-1956 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #9.20 (1956) ... Self
- Episode #9.12 (1955) ... Self
 1955 Caesar's Hour (TV Series)
Self
- Aggravation Boulevard (1955) ... Self
 1955 Sid Caesar Presents Comedy Preview (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #1.10 (1955) ... Self
- Episode #1.9 (1955) ... Self
- Episode #1.8 (1955) ... Self
- Episode #1.7 (1955) ... Self
- Episode #1.6 (1955) ... Self
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 2007 Elvis: #1 Hit Performances (Video)
Self
 2007 The Scene That Stole Jailhouse Rock (Video short)
Peggy Van Alden (uncredited)
 2002 There's Only One Elvis (TV Movie documentary)
Peggy Van Alden
 1999 Television: The First Fifty Years (Video documentary)
Princess Summerfall Winterspring
 1987 It's Howdy Doody Time (TV Special)
Princess Summerfallwinterspring
 1987 Presley (TV Mini Series documentary)
Peggy Van Alden
- Cut Me and I Bleed (1987) ... Peggy Van Alden

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Stage Play: Pipe Dream. Musical. Lighting Design and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Based on the novel "Sweet Thursday" by John Steinbeck, adapted by 'Oscar Hammerstein (II)'. Costume Design by Alvin Colt. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Assistant Scenic Design: John Harvey. Assistant Costume Design: Florence Klotz and Frank Spencer. Hair... See more »

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Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)

Spouse:

Gregory LaFayette  (her death) | See more »
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First husband was Colin Romoff, musical conductor for Andy Williams' TV show in the early 1960s. They divorced in 1956. See more »

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