Ann Sothern wears multiple hats including stage artist, radio personality, film actress, and television Actress. She commenced her profession in the late 1920s.
Ann Sothern was born on January 22, 1909, in Valley City, North Dakota in U.S. She was the oldest of three daughters. Her Parents parted ways in 1927. When she was five, she imbibed piano Lessons.
Ann studied at McPhail School of music, where her mother was a teacher of Piano. She assisted her mother on her concert tours. She became an accomplished pianist. She sang solos in the church. She also attended the Minneapolis Central High School. In 1926, she graduated from high school.
Ann Sothern married twice in her life. In 1936, she married Roger Pryor. They parted ways in 1943. After that, she married Robert Sterling in 1943. They had one daughter named Patricia Ann “Tisha” Sterling. But they divorced in March 1949.
Ann got the role in the Warner Bros. revue The Show of Shows. But she had only an insignificant role in the show. In 1931, she appeared in leading roles in America` Sweetheart and Everybody`s Welcome.
Ann worked in several renowned film series including Congo Maisie, and Gold Rush Maisie. She also did popular radio series named The Adventures of Maisie.
Ann also gave several stage appearances.
She won the Golden Globe Award for the Best Television Series- Musical or Comedy for the Ann Sothern Show during 1959. She was also nominated for various Awards including Primetime Emmy Awards during 1955 to 1959 for six times. She also managed several businesses and Production Companies.
Ann is credited with two stars on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Ann breathed her last due to heart failure on March 15, 2001. She was 92 years old.