Kathryn Crosby Biography, Age, Children, Now, Today, Networth

Kathryn Crosby
Kathryn Crosby

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Kathryn Crosby Biography

Kathryn Crosby is a retired American actress and singer. She performed in films under the stage-names Kathryn Grant and Kathryn Grandstaff. 

Crosby appeared on stage from the age of 3. She graduated in 1955 from University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Kathryn Crosby Age | Is Kathryn Crosby Still Alive?

Kathryn was  born On 25 November 1933 in West Columbia, Texas, U.S. She is 89 years

Kathryn Crosby Husband | Married | Divorce

Kathryn got married to Bing Crosby in 1957 as his second wife, two years after her graduation from the university. Bing was quite senior to her as he was more than 30 years older. They had three children together but unfortunately, Bing died in 1977.

She later got married to Maurice William Sullivan in 2000. Maurice also died on November 4, 2010 after a fatal road accident that involved both Kathryn and Maurice. The accident left Kathryn seriously injured.

Kathryn Crosby Children | Kids

She has three children with her first husband Bing; Harry Crosby  an investment banker. Nathaniel Crosby an American golfer and a daughter Mary Crosby who is an actress.

Mary Kathryn Crosby

Mary Crosby is Kathryn’s only daughter with her first husband Bing Crosby. She is an actress who played Kristin Shepard in the television series Dallas (1979–1981, 1991).

Kathryn Crosby Actress

Kathryn found her way into films through the beauty pageant circuit. Two years later she married Bing Crosby as his second wife. She then appeared as a guest star on her husband’s ABC sitcom The Bing Crosby Show which cast from 1964 to 1965.

Crosby greatly retired after their marriage, but also did have a featured role in the courtroom drama Anatomy of a Murder in 1959. Played the part of “Mama Bear” alongside her husband and children in Goldilocks. She co-starred with Jack Lemmon in the comedy Operation Mad Ball of 1957, with also Tony Curtis in the drama Mister Cory of 1957 and as a trapeze artist in The Big Circus of 1959.

She hosted The Kathryn Crosby Show, a 30-minute local talk-show on KPIX-TV in San Francisco in the mid-1970s. Her husband Bing appeared as a guest occasionally.

Since her first husbands’ death in 1977, she has taken on a few smaller roles. She took the lead in the short-lived 1996 Broadway musical State Fair.

Kathryn Crosby Now

She keeps busy these days with ballet and also staying active with her grandchildren and charitable endeavors like the Crosby Scholars program.

Kathryn Crosby Net Worth

She has a net worth of $20 million.

Kathryn Crosby Films

  1. “Anatomy of a Murder” (1959) – Crosby played the wife of a man accused of murder in this critically acclaimed drama directed by Otto Preminger.
  2. “The 7th Voyage of Sinbad” (1958) – Crosby starred as Princess Parisa in this fantasy adventure film, which has since become a cult classic.
  3. “Mister Cory” (1957) – Crosby appeared alongside Tony Curtis in this crime drama about a con artist who tries to go straight.
  4. “The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T” (1953) – Crosby played the love interest of the protagonist in this bizarre musical fantasy film directed by Dr. Seuss.
  5. “The Big Circus” (1959) – Crosby appeared as the love interest of the main character, played by Victor Mature, in this circus-themed drama.
  6. “Operation Mad Ball” (1957) – Crosby played the romantic lead opposite Jack Lemmon in this military comedy about a soldier who tries to organize a secret party.
  7. “The Guns of Fort Petticoat” (1957) – Crosby appeared in this Western about a group of women who defend their home against Native American attackers.
  8. “1001 Arabian Nights” (1959) – Crosby played the role of Scheherazade in this musical adaptation of the classic tale.
  9. “The 3 Worlds of Gulliver” (1960) – Crosby played the wife of the protagonist, played by Kerwin Mathews, in this adventure film based on the classic novel.
  10. “The Big Night” (1951) – Crosby made her film debut in this drama about a young singer who becomes involved with a nightclub owner.

Car Accident

Kathryn was involved in an automobile accident in the Sierra Nevada on November 4, 2010 and was seriously injured while her second husband was not so lucky and he passed on.

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