Date of Birth:
6 December 1913
Eleanor Holm played in 1 movies in the Action, Adventure, Romance, Music genres.
Eleanor Holm didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 4.9.
Won the 1932 Olympic gold medal in swimming, 100-meter backstroke.She was set to repeat in the Berlin Olympic Games of 1936, but she ran afoul of officials because of her behavior on the boat trip to Germany. Apparently, women athletes weren't allowed to drink, shoot craps, or sing in cabarets. Ms. Holm paid for the double standard and was kicked off the team.Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 255-256. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.