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Grace Lee Whitney Grace Lee Whitney was born on April 1, 1930. She is an American actress and entertainer.

Biography and Career

Grace Lee Whitney was born on April 1, 1930. She is an American actress and entertainer and she is also known as Ruth Whitney and Lee Whitney. She is most famous for playing the role of Janice Rand on the Star Trek television series and films.

She was born as Mary Ann Chase in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She was adopted by the Whitney family who named her Grace Elaine Whitney. After she moved out, she began to call herself Lee Whitney and eventually she became known as Grace Lee Whitney.

She started her entertainment career as a girl singer on Detroit's WJR radio at the age of fourteen. In her late teens, she moved to Chicago and started to open in nightclubs for such l uminaries as Billie Holiday and Buddy Rich and toured with the Spike Jones and Fred Waring Bands.

She appeared, first time on Broadway in Top Banana with Phil Silvers and Kaye Ballard where she played Miss Holland. Following the successful run of the show, she joined the cast in Hollywood where she recreated the role in the movie of the same name.

She has also made more than a hundred television appearances since her first television appearance in Cowboy G-Men. She appeared on episodes of Wagon Train, Gunsmoke, Bat Masterson, The Rifleman, 77 Sunset Strip, Bewitched, Batman, The Untouchables, and Hawaiian Eye.

Whitney was cast as a member of the all-female band in Billy Wilder's classic comedy some like It Hot, released in 1959. She shared several scenes with Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, and Marilyn Monroe, including the famed upper berth sequence.

In the 1960s and 1970s, she sang with a number of orchestras and bands, including the Keith Williams Orchestra. Later she concentrated on jazz/pop vocalizing while fronting for the band Star. In the 1970s, with her then-husband, Jack Dale, she wrote a number of Star Trek-related songs.

She recorded such tunes as Charlie X, Miri, Enemy Within, and USS Enterprise. Many of these songs were released in the 1990s in cassette tape format: Light at the End of the Tunnel in 1996 and Yeoman Rand Sings.

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Birth Name: Mary Ann Chase
Birth: April 1, 1930

Why do we like Grace Lee Whitney?

We like her because of her acting as a Hollywood actress.

Why is Grace Lee Whitney Famous?

She is famous because of her great work as an actress and television appearances.

 
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The Texan Meets Calamity Jane
Hannah Lee: An American Primitive
House of Wax
Riding Shotgun
Top Banana
Strange Lady in Town
The Naked and the Dead
Some Like It Hot
Pocketful of Miracles
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A Public Affair
Irma la Douce
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The Man from Galveston
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
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Entertainment Tonight - on Star Trek's Grace Lee Whitney - 1991!

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