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Raye, Marthalocked

(27 August 1916–19 October 1994)
  • James Ross Moore


Raye, Martha (27 August 1916–19 October 1994), actress and singer, was born Margaret Theresa Yvonne Reed, in Butte, Montana, where her parents, Pete Reed and Maybelle Hooper Reed, Irish immigrants who had formed a vaudeville double act, were stranded at the time. Raye joined the act at age three. She was educated in Montana and Chicago and at the Professional Children's School in New York City....

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