Gale Robbins began her career with the Phil Levant band in 1940

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. 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. She made three guest appearances on The Bob Cummings Show between 1955-1958. Robbins died of lung cancer at the age of 58.

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