Cyd Charisse

Cyd Charisse bio

Birth Name: Tula Ellice Finklea

Occupation: Movie Actress

Place Of Birth: Amarillo

Date Of Birth: March 8, 1922

Date Of Death: June 17, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Cyd Charisse was born on the 8th of March, 1922. She was known for being a Movie Actress. Talented dancer whose skills were showcased in Singin’ in the Rain. Her roles in The Band Wagon and Silk Stockings bolstered her fame.

Cyd Charisse was born in Amarillo. She studied dance to build up her strength after a childhood bout with polio. She often danced with Fred Astaire, who was also noted for his abilities.

Cyd Charisse was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Cyd Charisse was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Tula Ellice Finklea is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Cyd’s Tula Ellice Finklea attended

Hollywood Professional School, Los Angeles, CA.


Cyd Charisse’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Cyd Charisse’s parents.

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Leslie Zemeckis

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Cyd Charisse kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Cyd Charisse was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Tula Ellice Finklea
NICKNAME: Felia Siderova (for the Ballet Russe, 1936-1938), Maria Istomina (for the Ballet Russe, 1939), Lily Norwood (for the movie industry, 1943-1945)
RELIGION: Methodist
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Cyd Charisse was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Cyd Charisse was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Cyd Charisse had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Cyd Charisse’s birth sign is Pisces and she had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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