As per our current Database, Kay Thompson has been died on Jul 2, 1988 (age 78).
When Kay Thompson die, Kay Thompson was 78 years old.
|Popular As||Kay Thompson|
|Age||78 years old|
|Born||November 9, 1909 (St. Louis, MO)|
|Town/City||St. Louis, MO|
Kay Thompson’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
Kay Thompson was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
A Missouri-born Actress, singer and author, she is best known for creating the beloved Eloise children's series. She also served as musical arranger for The Ziegfeld Follies and The Harvey Girls and performed with a group of backup Singers in the 1930s on the Chesterfield Radio Program.
She worked in her younger years as a singer and choral Director for radio programs such as The Bing Crosby-Woodbury Show. In 1943, she became a vocal arranger for MGM.
She played the role of fashion Editor Maggie Prescott in the film musical, Funny Face.
She was married for two years to jazz trombonist, Jack Jenney. In 1942, she wed her second husband, william Spier, whom she divorced five years later.
She worked as a vocal coach and musical arranger for Judy Garland and other prominent performers. Garland's daughter, Liza Minnelli, was Thompson's goddaughter and the inspiration for her Eloise books.