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July 16, 1911 - April 25, 1995
Rancho Mirage, California
| Age 83
She matched Fred Astaire step for step, dancing backward and in high heels through glamorous musicals that provided an escape for Americans mired in the Depression.
Ginger Rogers was 83 when she died Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs, apparently of natural causes.
"She was one of the truly great ladies of the silver screen, she had few equals," Bob Hope said.
Miss Rogers won dance contests in Texas when the Charleston was the rage, launching a...
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" ginger was a great actress and dancer. she will always be remembered in my heart. i still today watch her movies. she was one of the best. roger adams 10-15-2012"
"I remember seeing Ginger on big screen at the movies as a child, she was so great dancing up there and I always wanted to dance like her.
She will be missed."
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