Kay Thompson

Kay Thompson bio

Birth Name: Catherine Louise Fink

Occupation: Children’s Author

Place Of Birth: St. Louis

Date Of Birth: November 9, 1909

Date Of Death: July 2, 1998

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Kay Thompson was born on the 9th of November, 1909. She was famous for being a Children’s Author. A Missouri-born actress, singer and author, she is best known for creating the beloved Eloise children’s series. She also served as musical arranger for The Ziegfeld Follies and The Harvey Girls and performed with a group of backup singers in the 1930s on the Chesterfield Radio Program.

Kay Thompson was born in St. Louis. She worked in her younger years as a singer and choral director for radio programs such as The Bing Crosby -Woodbury Show. In 1943, she became a vocal arranger for MGM. She played the role of fashion editor Maggie Prescott in the film musical, Funny Face.

Kay Thompson was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Kay Thompson was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Catherine Louise Fink 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".


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

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Personal Life

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

Kay Thompson was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Catherine Louise Fink
NICKNAME: Kitty, Kay, Kay Thompson
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Kay Thompson was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Kay Thompson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

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

Kay Thompson’s birth sign is Scorpio and she had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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