Mitzi Gaynor Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Mitzi Gaynor Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight55 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 4, 1931
Zodiac SignVirgo
Hair ColorBlonde

Mitzi Gaynor is an American actress, singer, and dancer who is known for her roles in films such as Irving Berlin’s There’s No Business Like Show Business, South PacificDown Among the Sheltering PalmsThe I Don’t Care GirlGolden Girl, The Birds and the Bees, For Love or Money, and Take Care of My Little Girl.

Born Name

Francesca Marlene de Czanyi von Gerber

Nick Name

Mitzi Gaynor, Mitzi Gerber

Mitzi Gaynor as seen while smiling for the camera c. 1954
Mitzi Gaynor as seen while smiling for the camera c. 1954 (Unknown Author / allposters.com / Public Domain)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Residence

Beverly Hills, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Mitzi Gaynor trained as a ballerina when she was young.

Occupation

Actress, Dancer, Singer

Family

  • Father – Henry de Czanyi von Gerber (Violinist, Cellist, Music Director)
  • Mother – Pauline (Dancer)
  • Others – Norma Duncan (née Brooker) (Stepmother), Donald W. Duncan (Step-Brother) (U.S. Army Special Forces soldier who served during the Vietnam War, Anti-War Activist)

Manager

Mitzi Gaynor is represented by Polly O. Entertainment, LLC., Talent Management Company, Studio City, California, United States.

Genre

Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Unsigned

Build

Slim

Mitzi Gaynor posing for a picture along with Johnnie Ray in 1954
Mitzi Gaynor posing for a picture along with Johnnie Ray in 1954 (Unknown Author / eBay / Public Domain)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mitzi Gaynor has dated –

  1. Jack Bean (1954-2006) – On November 18, 1954, she got married to Jack Bean, a talent agent and public relations executive for MCA, in San Francisco, California, and they lived on North Arden Drive in Beverly Hills, California.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Mitzi Gaynor is of Hungarian and Austrian descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Charming smile
  • Usually sported short hair

Brand Endorsements

She appeared in the print adverts for Lux soap in 1959.

Mitzi Gaynor as seen in 'Bloodhounds of Broadway' trailer
Mitzi Gaynor as seen in ‘Bloodhounds of Broadway’ trailer (Trailer Screenshot (20th Century Fox) / YouTube / Public Domain)

Mitzi Gaynor Facts

  1. She shifted to Elgin, Illinois, with her family before relocating to Detroit when she was still quite young. Afterward, the family settled in Hollywood when she was 11 years old.
  2. Mitzi Gaynor enjoyed singing and dancing with the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera company when she was 13 years old.
  3. She made her first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Gloria Adams in the 1950 technicolor musical drama film, My Blue Heaven, in which she starred alongside Dan Dailey.
  4. She brought to life the character of Ensign Nellie Forbush in the film version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific and her performance got her nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the “Best Actress” category.
  5. At the 25th annual Bistro Awards in New York City, Mitzi Gaynor received the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award on April 13, 2010.
  6. She has also appeared on a number of TV shows like Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-InThe Bob Braun ShowThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Merv Griffin ShowThe Ed Sullivan Show, The Frank Sinatra Show, and The Donald O’Connor Show.
  7. About dancing, Mitzi Gaynor once said, “Dancing is still the hardest profession. Gene Kelly said dancing is a man’s game Women have to do the same thing in heels and have to sing and smile at the same time. Professional athletes don’t even have to do that – and they get to wear sneakers.”

Featured Image by Unknown Author / allposters.com / Public Domain

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