Gordon MacRae Biography (1921-1986)

Born March 12, 1921, in East Orange, NJ; died of cancer, January 24, 1986, inLincoln, NE; married Sheila Stevens, 1941 (divorced); married Elizabeth Lambert Schrafft, 1967; children: (first marriage) Meredith, Heather, W. Gordon,Bruce; (second marriage) Amanda.

A child actor on radio, Gordon MacRae played Wee Willie MacRae and became thejuvenile soloist with the Ray Bolger revue. At the 1939- 40 Worlds Fair, hewon an amateur singing contest and performed for two weeks with the Harry James Band. MacRae worked as a page at NBC before joining the Horace Heidt Bandfor two years.

Birth Details
March 12, 1921
East Orange, New Jersey, United States
Death Details
January 24, 1986
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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