* - author has her autograph
A ravishing redhead (with green eyes!), Rhonda Fleming was known as the Queen of Technicolor. In addition to her 68 movie and TV credits, she was also a singer. Upon retiring, she appears to have devoted herself to philanthropy (which, I’m afraid, doesn’t sound very B movie babe to me at all).
Real Name: Marilyn Louis
- Those Redheads from Seattle
- Queen of Babylon
- The Killer Is Loose
- The Nude Bomb
- Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood
- JUNGLE THRILLS! JUNGLE LOVE!
- When the West was a Shameless Young Hussy!
- No story...No drama...No performance THIS powerful has ever been seen!
- Like a blast from the sky...a DRAMATIC THUNDERBOLT that builds to a crashing climax!
- Princess Kashmir
- Vera Royale
- Alisande Le Carteloise
- Edith Von Secondburg
Number of Marriages: 6 (!!!)
Shortest Marriage: 2 years
Unlikely Spouses & Boyfriends
- Tyrone Power
- Bing Crosby
- Prince Aly Khan
- Ronald Reagan
- Discovered at Beverly Hills High School
- Actually quite a talented actress, she worked with Alfred Hitchock, Fritz Lang, Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Burt Lancaster, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Rock Hudson
- Was in four films with Ronald Reagan
- Did her own stunts
- Was in a gospel singing group, the Four Girls, with Jane Russell
- Cut an LP, Rhonda
- Is a huge philanthropist and has a clinic named after her at the UCLA Medical Center
Where can I learn more?
- Official website
- Glamour Girls of the Silver Screen
- Brian's Drive-In Theatre
- Pix 2 (the camera absolutely loved her)