Maxene Andrews

as Herself - One of the Andrews Sisters in the movie Meet the Stars #4: Variety Reel #2

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Real name is Maxene Angelyn Andrews
Was born at 3 January 1916 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA . Died at 21 October 1995, Hyannis, Massachusetts, USA (heart attack)

Ms. Andrews and her sisters, Patty and Laverne, were one of the mostsuccessful women's singing groups, with 19 gold records and sales ofnearly 100 million copies. The sisters began performing in the early1930's when the Depression wiped out their father's business. In 1937,the trio of sisters scored their first big hit with 'Bei Mir Bist DuSchoen'.

In addition to 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, ' their best-knownsongs included 'Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree' and 'Rum and CocaCola'. The trio officially broke up after the death of Laverne in 1967,but temporarily interrupted their feud to star in the 1974 Broadwaymusical "Over Here!". Ms. Andrews began a solo career in 1979. Heralbum and its title, were released in 1990, 'Maxene: An AndrewsSister'.

Her last performance was on Sunday, October 8th, 1995, in theshow 'Swing Time Canteen', at New York City's Blue Angel Theater. .

There is some small facts about Maxene Andrews:
  • Middle member of 'The Andrews Sisters' singing trio, with Laverne being oldest and Patty being the youngest.
  • Sister of 'Laverne Andrews' and 'Patty Andrews' .
  • Both parents were immigrants, a Greek father and a Norwegian mother.
  • While alive, she adopted two children, Aleta Ann and Peter.
  • 'The Andrews Sisters' were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
  • Adopted her longtime manager, Lynda Wells, before she died.
  • She was estranged from her children at the time of her death. She left the money from insurance policies prior to her death, but did not leave them anything in her will.
  • She left everything in her will to Lynda Wells.
  • She had a hysterectomy in the early 1940s.
  • 'The Andrews Sisters' trio of 'Laverne Andrews' , 'Maxene Andrews' & 'Patty Andrews' are listed in order of first, second and third born. The order of their births is also the order of the length of their lifetimes. Laverne died age 55. Maxene died age 79. Patty died age 94.
  • In 1954, Maxene fortunately survived a suicide attempt, a drug overdose, and lived 41 more years.
  • 'The Andrews Sisters' , Laverne, Maxene, or Patty, none were biological mothers. Maxene adopted two children, a daughter, Aleta Ann, and a son, Peter. Patty also adopted one daughter, Pam DuBois.
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There is the list of movies, where Maxene Andrews was taked part:
1 Meet the Stars #4: Variety Reel #2 movie Meet the Stars #4: Variety Reel #2 1941 as Herself - One of the Andrews Sisters
2 Shemp Cocktail: A Toast to the Original Stooge movie Shemp Cocktail: A Toast to the Original Stooge 2008 as Herself
3 Songs That Won the War movie Songs That Won the War 1994 as Herself (sings)
4 Stars and Stripes: Hollywood and World War II movie Stars and Stripes: Hollywood and World War II 1991 as Herself
5 The Dean Martin Show movie The Dean Martin Show 1965 as Herself - Singer
6 Toast of the Town movie Toast of the Town 1948 as Herself - One of the Andrews Sisters
7 Whats My Line? movie Whats My Line? 1950 as Herself - Mystery Guest
8 All Night Strut! movie All Night Strut! 1988 as Herself - Host
9 Always a Bridesmaid movie Always a Bridesmaid 1943 as Maxene Andrews
10 Andy Williams Presents movie Andy Williams Presents 1974 as Herself
11 Argentine Nights movie Argentine Nights 1940 as Maxene Andrews
12 Brother Can You Spare a Dime movie Brother Can You Spare a Dime 1975 as Maxene Andrews
13 Buck Privates movie Buck Privates 1941 as Maxene Andrews
14 Die Andrew-Sisters in Berlin movie Die Andrew-Sisters in Berlin 1961 as Singer
15 Entertaining the Troops movie Entertaining the Troops 1988 as Herself
16 Follow the Boys movie Follow the Boys 1944 as Maxene Andrews
17 Give Out, Sisters movie Give Out, Sisters 1942 as Maxene Andrews
18 Her Lucky Night movie Her Lucky Night 1945 as Maxene Andrews
19 Hold That Ghost movie Hold That Ghost 1941 as Maxene Andrews
20 Hollywood Canteen movie Hollywood Canteen 1944 as Maxene Andrews
21 Hows About It movie Hows About It 1943 as Maxene Andrews
22 In the Navy movie In the Navy 1941 as Maxene Andrews
23 Little Toot movie Little Toot 1948 as Maxene Andrews
24 Melody Time movie Melody Time 1948 as Maxene Andrews
25 Moonlight and Cactus movie Moonlight and Cactus 1944 as Maxene
26 Private Buckaroo movie Private Buckaroo 1942 as Maxene Andrews
27 Road to Rio movie Road to Rio 1947 as Maxene Andrews
28 Screen Snapshots Series 21, No. 1 movie Screen Snapshots Series 21, No. 1 1941 as Herself
29 Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Stars on Parade movie Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Stars on Parade 1954 as Maxene Andrews
30 Swingtime Johnny movie Swingtime Johnny 1943 as Maxene Andrews
31 The 28th Annual Tony Awards movie The 28th Annual Tony Awards 1974 as Herself - Performer
32 The 68th Annual Academy Awards movie The 68th Annual Academy Awards 1996 as Herself - Memorial Tribute
33 The Jack Benny Program movie The Jack Benny Program 1949 as Herself
34 Whats Cookin? movie Whats Cookin? 1942 as Maxene Andrews
35 CBS News Sunday Morning movie CBS News Sunday Morning 1979 as Herself
36 Good Morning America movie Good Morning America 1975 as Herself
37 Good Night America movie Good Night America 1973 as Herself
38 New York, New York movie New York, New York 1967 as Herself
39 Showbiz Today movie Showbiz Today 1984 as Herself
40 Showoffs movie Showoffs 1975 as Herself
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