Although most of you have watched "Emergency! Here are things you don't know about her:. They played a staff doctor Troup and a nurse London in a hospital emergency room. She was 8 years Troup's junior. She was 6 years Webb's junior. A decade after her passing, her twin son, Jody Troup, had died on June 10, The Colonial-style home was designed for London in by the late architect Paul Williams, who incorporated four 19th century marble fireplaces into the design.
London had purchased the fireplaces in France. Enjoyed cooking, spending time with family, singing, partying, traveling, knitting, dining, listening to music, reading, working on crossword puzzles, swimming, playing games, sports, golfing and gambling. He was also good friends to all of her children. In addition, she got a new Cadillac, jewelry and furnishings. She was a life-long heavy smoker, since aged Despite of this addiction, she had suffered a stroke in , and had been in failing health for five years, which eventually took over her life.
Julie London passed away on October 18, This day was also the death of actress Gwen Verdon, who was a year ahead of London. The most coincidental thing is they both were both singers, who each were born to vaudeville mothers. Began singing at age 3, and was later raised in San Bernadino, California, where her parents sang on local radio. Coincidentally, Troup would also sign up with the record label himself, after her. Her ex-Emergency! Two of her husbands spent time in the military during World War II. Singing and acting ran in her family.
Of the four people in her family, she was the only one who didn't write songs. Known for having very little self confidence. More than 3 million copies of the album and single were sold. Her parents, Jack and Josephine Peck, formed a song and dance team in vaudeville and radio. They had a radio show on which Julie sometimes would appear.
Along with her ex-Emergency! Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. Join or Log Into Facebook. Email or Phone. Forgot account? Sign Up. February 25, at AM Public. Recorded 32 albums during her career. Moved to Los Angeles at 14 with her vaudeville song-and-dance team parents. Was a spokesperson for Marlboro Cigarettes from the late s to the early s. Billboard Magazine named her the most popular female vocalist for , , and Before she was a successful actress, she was once a model.
Starred in her first movie when she was At the time London was 18, she began singing with the Matty Malnech Orchestra. Began her contract singing career with Liberty Records in Was forced to give up band singing when her true age was discovered. At one time, her mother used to work at a pharmacy. Would often sing at parties for familiar stars. Her agent legally changed Gayle Peck's name to Julie London, when she was only Did not write songs of her own. Was a politically conservative libertarian.
Enjoyed writing occasional poetry. While attending high school, she fell in love with drama. A mezzo-soprano. Most of her children had followed in her mother's footsteps, which was music. Was an avid gambler. A sports buff. Survived by 2 step-daughters, 2 step-grandchildren, 2 of 5 children and 2 grandchildren.
Began her career as a contract player for both Universal in , and Warner Bros. An avid game show buff. Put her movie career on hold, temporarily, in , to spend more time with her family.
Voted top female vocalist of , and Appeared on the front cover of TV Guide twice. Her mother, Josephine Peck, died in , at age Her father, Jack Peck, died in , at age Resided in Encino, California, from until her death in Her favorite song was 'Go Slow'. Classmate and former girlfriend of Arthur Hamilton. Resided in Palm Springs, California, from to Suffered from stage fright when performing in front of large groups.
Sang songs that reflected upon love, sex, heartache and pain Her youthful appearance. Short stature. Gary Collins II. Notes by Gary Collins II.