Cyd Charisse

Cyd Charisse

American dancer and actress (1921-2008)
Cyd Charisse was an American actress and dancer. After recovering from polio as a child and studying ballet, Charisse entered films in the 1940s.Wikipedia
BornMarch 8, 1921
HometownAmarillo, Texas, United States of America
Height5'7" (1.71m)
SpouseTony Martin (m 1948 - 2008) , Nico Charisse (m 1939 - 1947)
ChildrenTony Martin Jr. , Nicholas Charisse
ParentsErnest Enos Finklea, Jr. , Lela Norwood Finklea
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1958Golden GlobeActress in a Leading Role - Musical or ComedySilk StockingsNominated