Date of Birth:
9 November 1908
Kay Thompson played in 1 movies in the Romance, Comedy, Musical genres.
Kay Thompson got succeed with average imdb rating 7.
Entertainer Danny Kaye often made gag appearances dressed up and made up to look like Thompson.
Godmother of Liza Minnelli.
She dreamed up her mischievous Eloise character during a 1954 singing gig in New York.
She once nixed Ivana Trump's offer to build an "Eloise" room in the Plaza Hotel.
Her first husband was esteemed Big Band trombonist/band leader Jack Jenney, who also play with Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw during his brief career. She later married William Spier, one of the top writer/producers of radio drama during its heyday. Both marriages ended in divorce.
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