Ginger Rogers bio

Birth Name: Virginia Katherine McMath

Occupation: Movie Actress

Place Of Birth: Independence, MO

Date Of Birth: July16, 1911

Date Of Death: April 25, 1995

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Ginger Rogers was born on the 16th of July, 1911. She was best known for being a Movie Actress. She appeared as the elegant dance partner of Fred Astaire in a number of classic movie musicals, such as Top Hat, Swing Time, and The Gay Divorce. Her classic line, “Cigarette me, big boy,” in the 1930 film Young Man of Manhattan became a much-quoted catchphrase during the 1930s.

Ginger Rogers was born in Independence, MO. She originally wanted to become a school teacher. She became involved with vaudeville and Broadway acts as a dancer and an actor before moving to Hollywood.

Ginger Rogers was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ginger Rogers was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Virginia Katherine McMath 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".


Ginger’s Virginia Katherine McMath attended Central High School, in Fort Worth, Texas.


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

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Personal Life

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

Ginger Rogers was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Virginia Katherine McMath
NICKNAME:Feathers, Virginia Katherine McMath, Ginger Rogers
RELIGION:Christian Science



Zodiac Sign: Ginger Rogers was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Ginger Rogers was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Ginger Rogers had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Ginger Rogers’s birth sign is Cancer and she had a ruling planet of Moon.

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