Laurie Anders

as Herself - Screening Room Guest in the movie Screen Snapshots: Out West in Hollywood

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Real name is Lorayne Day
Was born at 16 January 1922 in Casper, Wyoming, USA . Died at 5 October 1992, Tarzana, California, USA (cancer)

Singer, dancer, trick roper, ventriloquist, martial-arts (jujitsu)expert and deadpan-comedienne Laurie Anders was born and raised on aranch in Casper, Wyoming. She worked as a stenographer and secretary tothe president of a steamfitters and plumbers union there, then startedsinging with a country-and-western combo in Wyoming. Coming toHollywood in the 1940s, she worked as a cigarette girl at Ciro's untilbeing discovered by Ken Murray, who signed her to appear in his "KenMurray's Blackouts" revue in Los Angeles and New York. She was laterfeatured regularly in Murray's television show wearing a cowgirlcostume and looking unsmilingly at the camera while repeating her lineabout the "wide open spaces.

" By 1951, it was put into a song, "I Likethe Wide Open Spaces", with Arthur Godfrey. It sold 500,000 copies. After starring in 1953's "The Marshal's Daughter", she retired. Afterher 1974 marriage to publicist Leslie Raddatz, she took the name LoRayeRaddatz. Besides her husband, she was survived by her stepsons Eric Raddatz ofWake Forest, NC, Paul Raddatz of New London, CO, and Mark Raddatz ofSedona, AZ; stepdaughters Irene Hawkins of Hanford, CA, Mollie Laweryof Venice; Ann Farris of San Mateo, CA, and Lynn Carlson of Oakland,CA; and five step-grandchildren.

The J. T. Oswald Mortuary in Reseda, CA served her family and friends,and she was interred at the San Fernando Mission Cemetery, 11160Stranwood Ave. in Mission Hills, CA. .

There is some small facts about Laurie Anders:
  • Singer.
  • She was Miss Dairy Queen (USA) in 1952.
  • Her mother named her after seeing the name on a stove.
  • She lived in Dayton, Ohio in the 1940s.
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There is the list of movies, where Laurie Anders was taked part:
1 Screen Snapshots: Out West in Hollywood movie Screen Snapshots: Out West in Hollywood 1953 as Herself - Screening Room Guest
2 Parade of Stars Auto Show movie Parade of Stars Auto Show 1952 as Herself
3 The Marshals Daughter movie The Marshals Daughter 1953 as Laurie Dawson
4 Kreisler Bandstand movie Kreisler Bandstand 1951 as Herself
5 The Bob Cummings Show movie The Bob Cummings Show 1955 as Janice
6 The Ken Murray Show movie The Ken Murray Show 1950 as Regular
7 This Is Your Life movie This Is Your Life 1952 as Herself
8 Toast of the Town movie Toast of the Town 1948 as Herself
The image of Lorayne Day was on the covers of these magazines:
  • "Hit Parader" (USA), August 1951
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