Here's Johnnie! (a/k/a Ann Miller)

posted by Khara Hanlon on Friday, Apr 05, 2013
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You know her as Ann, but her given name is Johnnie (they say her dad wanted a boy!) Ann Miller starred in movie musicals like Easter Parade, Kiss Me Kate, and On the Town. She started dancing to build strength in her legs. She lied about her age to get jobs when she was only 13. She also is responsible for the fact that pantyhose exist... (Funny story: read it here: http://www.tcm.com/this-month/article/72685%7C0/Private-Screenings-Ann-Miller.html).