Obituary of Cyd Charisse

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Cyd Charisse

Cyd Charisse (born March 8, 1921, in Amarillo, Texas) was a film actress and dancer who was best known for being popular during the 1950’s era and her well known role in the 1953 film, “The Band Wagon. Cyd died on June 17, 2008 and her death was because of a heart attack. She died at age 87.

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Cyd Charisse Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Charisse, Cyd
    • Common Name: Cyd Charisse
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
    • Birth Date: March 08, 1921
    • Age: 87 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Lily Norwood, Felia Siderova, Maria Istomina
    • Occupations: Film Actress, Dancer

    • Religion: Jewish
    • Net Worth: $1.5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Lays Chips
    • Favorite Color: Black (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Cyd's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Tula Ellice Finklea
    • Father: Ernest Enos Finklea Sr.
    • Mother: Lela Norwood Finklea (née Norwood)
    • Brother(s):
      • Ernest E. Finklea jr.
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Nico Charise (married 1939-divorced 1947)
      • Tony Martin (married 1948-2008, her death)
    • Son(s):
      • Tony Martin Jr.
      • Nicholas Charisse
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Death Notice:

  • Date: June 17, 2008
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart Attack
  • Interment: Buried at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California, United States

Category Tags:

Film ActressDancer American Born on March 8th Born in 1921 Born in TexasDied in 2008Died from Heart Attack

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Cyd Charisse @ IMDB

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