In the latter, she showed growing maturity as an actress, playing the wife of an alcoholic. In , having been out of the public eye for some time, London began her role as Nurse Dixie McCall in the television hospital series, Emergency. The show, which was produced and often directed by her first husband Webb, also starred her second husband, Troup. For five years, London was a star once more, reminding fans of the days when, to quote the writer Joseph Lanza, she "was a blend of Dionysian flesh and Detroit steel, streamlined car and cocktail shaker combined".
Julie London. Forced to give up band singing when her true age was discovered, she was primarily a torch singer. Her vocal range was described by "sultry" and "low-keyed". Her own favorite singers were Barbra Streisand and Roberta Flack. She was known in some circles as "The Liberty Girl" for helping establish Liberty Records, where she began singing in , as a successful label. Billboard Magazine named her the most popular female vocalist for , and ".
Sign In. Edit Julie London. Showing all items. Frequently played characters with a sexy, seductive personality. Graduated from Hollywood Professional School, the same high school that other performers including Peggy Ryan and Tommy Rall attended, in Was a celebrity spokesperson for Marlboro Cigarettes from the late s to the early s. Best remembered by the public as an actress for her starring role as head nurse Dixie McCall on Emergency!
The two began a lifelong friendship and a real-life relationship, from until Troup's death in She remained cordial with Webb until his death in She was eight years Troup's junior. At age 17, she tried out for a band but went back to working as an elevator operator. One of her passengers was talent agent Sue Carol, who was the wife of Alan Ladd. She took the role of head nurse Dixie McCall on television's Emergency! She and Bobby Troup had both been good friends with Robert Fuller , for many years, before he co-starred with them on Emergency!
When Emergency! She had 16 hobbies: cooking, spending time with family, singing, partying, traveling, knitting, dining, listening to music, reading, working on crossword puzzles, swimming, interior decorating, playing games, sports, golfing and gambling. Remained good friends with Randolph Mantooth during and after Emergency! He was also good friends to all of her children. When she was getting a divorce from Jack Webb , she agreed, then went to court. In addition, she got a new Cadillac, jewelry and furnishings.
London died on October 18, , on what would have been her husband Bobby Troup 's 82nd birthday. The Colonial-style home was designed for London in by the late architect Paul Williams, who incorporated four 19th-century marble fireplaces into the design. London had purchased the fireplaces in France. Before she was a successful singer and actress, she was also a model.
She began smoking in , aged 15 or 16, and continued until , when she suffered a debilitating stroke. In her biography, "Go Slow", she noted that the years of smoking and drinking had taken their toll. She remained in ill health. She was the only Emergency! At the funeral of her second husband and former Emergency!
The last few years of her life were plagued by accidents and ill health. Even before her stroke, she had several accidents, resulting in her breaking her hips.
She spent most of her time in a wheelchair. She died on October 18, , aged 74, having directed that no funeral or memorial service be held. Began singing at age 3, and was later raised in San Bernardino, California, where her parents sang on local radio. Prior to her marriage to Bobby Troup , he helped her sign to Liberty Records. He later also signed with Liberty. Her idol when she was very young was Billie Holiday.
Later, her favorite singers reportedly included Barbra Streisand and Roberta Flack. They had a radio show on which their daughter would sometimes appear. In , when she was only 11, her father, Jack Peck, an alcoholic, was arrested for reckless driving. Later, the Pecks ran a photography business in San Bernardino, California, until it went bankrupt in , when Julie was The family then moved to Hollywood.
Her agent legally changed her name to Julie London when she was only On Emergency! London's daughter, Stacy Webb , was a production assistant. Daughter Kelly Troup worked briefly as a wardrobe assistant. London's stepdaughters Cynnie Troup and Ronne Troup were both actresses. I Love You. I Should Care. I'm Glad There Is You. If I'm Lucky. No Moon at All. Say It Isn't So. More Albums.
I m Glad There Is You. Im Glad There Is You. Send for Me Whatever Julie Wants Latin In a Satin Mood Julie London Our Fair Lady Again, though never previously released on CD in its entirety, many of the tracks have surfaced on compilations. Easy Does It How long has this been going on  Too good to be true  Spring is here  Goody goody  The one I love belongs to somebody Else  play If i'm lucky  Hot Toddy  Little white lies  I guess i'll have to change my plan  Main Menu.Questo cd raccoglie 2 lp della bravissima cantante Julie London, il primo Julie is her name registrato nel e il secondo Julie is her name vol.2 registrato nel In entrambi la bellissima voce della London è accompagnata da chitarra e basso e devo dire che il primo volume si fa preferire per la presenza alla chitarra del fuoriclasse /5(52).