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Lina Romay

Latin-American singer/actress Lina Romay was active in films from 1942 to 1952. She came to Hollywood under contract to Columbia, then worked briefly at MGM and RKO. In 1949, she began a three-year run as featured vocalist on the TV series Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue.

This lovely lady first appeared on the silver screen as a (unbilled) singer in Xavier Cugat's orchestra. She came to Hollywood under contract to Columbia then worked briefly for MGM and RKO Studios, in a film career that spanned the years 1942 to 1953. She can be seen in such stellar movies as “You Were Never Lovelier” (1942) starring Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth and “Bathing Beauty” (1944) starring Esther Williams and Red Skelton.

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