The Lovely Lina Romay

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Lina Romay was an actress and singer in the 1940s and 50s, with Columbia and MGM. Though she was born in New York, she was daughter to the Mexican Consul to New York City and was typically cast as a Latin American beauty. She sang with Xavier Cugat’s orchestra in the early 1940s. You may have seen her singing with the band in the Fred Astaire/Rita Hayworth flick You Were Never Lovelier (1942) or in Stage Door Canteen (1943). In the clip below, she could be singing about herself…

2 thoughts on “The Lovely Lina Romay”

  1. She was lovely wasn’t she? I love that she was Hispanic and I can never have enough Xavier Cugat!


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