Person Details

Birthday: 1932-12-14 05:32:02

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

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Movie Involvements: 8

TV Involvements: 4


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Abbe Lane (born December 14, 1932) is an American singer and actress. Born Abigail Francine Lassman in a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York, Lane began her career as a child actress on radio, and from there she progressed to singing and dancing on Broadway. Married to Xavier Cugat from 1952 until their divorce in 1964, Lane achieved her greatest success as a nightclub singer, and was described in a 1963 magazine article as "the swingingest sexpot in show business". Cugat's influence was seen in her music which favoured Latin and rumba styles. In 1958 she starred opposite Tony Randall in the Broadway musical Oh, Captain! but her recording contract prevented her from appearing on the original cast album of the show. On the recording, her songs were performed by Eileen Rodgers. Lane later recorded her songs on a solo album. The most successful of her records was a 1958 album collaboration with Tito Puente titled Be Mine Tonight. Apart from working solo, Lane frequently appeared on talk shows with Cugat. She attracted attention for her suggestive comments such as "Jayne Mansfield may turn boys into men, but I take them from there" and also commented that she was considered "too sexy in Italy". Her costume for an appearance on the Jackie Gleason Show was considered too revealing and she was instructed to wear something else; however she appeared on the shows of Red Skelton, Dean Martin and Jack Benny without attracting controversy. In addition to her Italian films, Lane was a frequent performer on the television show Toast of the Town during the 1950s. She also played guest roles in such series as The Flying Nun, F Troop, The Brady Bunch, Hart to Hart and Vega$. She appeared in Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) in the role of an airline stewardess. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to television, at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard. Description above from the Wikipedia article Abbe Lane, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

What's My Line?
Average
7

What's My Line?

(1950) Self - Mystery Guest
Naked City
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6

Naked City

(1958) Estelle Reeves
Burke's Law
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6

Burke's Law

(1963) Tashua Amil
Twilight Zone: The Movie
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7

Twilight Zone: The Movie

(1983) Sr. Stewardess (segment "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet")
Ride Clear of Diablo
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6

Ride Clear of Diablo

(1954) Kate
Chicago Syndicate
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6

Chicago Syndicate

(1955) Connie Peters
Cricket on the Hearth
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6

Cricket on the Hearth

(1967) Moll (voice)
Caesar Against the Pirates
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4

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1985 enchantress
1983 Sr. Stewardess (segment "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet")
1979 N/A
1978 N/A
1969 N/A
1968 N/A
1967 Moll (voice)
1965 N/A
1963 Tashua Amil
Melissa Hammer
1962 Self
Plauzia
1960 Mafalda
Cinthia O'Connor
1959 Manuela
Eva
1958 Estelle Reeves
Elena Holbrook
1957 Dottoressa Brigitte Baker
Susana Garcés
Lalla
1956 se stessa
Dolores
N/A
Eugenia Fougère
1955 Herself
Connie Peters
Teresa
1954 Kate
1953 Elena Noriega
1950 N/A
Self - Mystery Guest
1948 Self
Self - Singer
1938 Herself
Year Character Movie/Tv

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