Helen O'Connell

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Rock Singer
Date of Birth May 23, 1920
Place of Birth Lima, Ohio
Date of Death Sep 9, 1993 (73)
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Helen O'Connell

Helen O'Connell was an American singer, actress, and hostess, described as "the quintessential big band singer of the 1940s".

Born: May 23, 1920, Lima, Ohio, U.S.
Died: September 09, 1993, San Diego, California, U.S.
Genres: Traditional pop, Popular music, jazz, vocal
Occupation(s): Singer, actress, hostess
Instruments: Vocals
Years active: 1935–1943, 1951-1980
Labels: Decca Records
Associated acts: Larry Funk, Jimmy Dorsey, Bob Eberly, Ray Anthony, Russ Morgan, Bob Barker, Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer, Dean Martin, Frank De Vol
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About Helen O'Connell

Vocalist with the Jimmy Dorsey band who recorded "Green Eyes," Tangerine," and "Yours."

Before Fame

She had a smooth voice that attracted her to big bands.


She had the program Here's Hollywood, on which she would interview celebrities.

Family Life

she married four times: first to Clifford Smith Jr. on October 19, 1943, then to Tom T. Chamales on May 9, 1957, then to Bob Paris in 1965, and finally to Frank De Vol in 1991.


She sang duets with Johnny Mercer.

Information related to Helen O'Connell

  • Big band singers
  • Beauty pageant hosts
  • Burials at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City
  • Traditional pop music singers
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