Julie London was an actress & sultry singer who starred in a number of movies in the 1940s & ’50s before beginning a popular singing career, but is probably best remembered for her role as Nurse Dixie McCall on “Emergency!: The Wedsworth-Townsend Act (#1.0)” (1972) in the ’70s. Known for her wonderful sex appeal throughout her career, even well up into her late 40s, she had a career most people can only dream of.
Julie started out by playing small parts in the early 1940s and quickly became a leading actress and G.I. pin-up girl. In 1947, she married actor Jack Webb prior to his fame in “Dragnet” (1951), and went into semi-retirement, doing few films and even taking a break between 1951 – 1955. After she and Jack divorced in the mid-‘50s, she became a jazz/pop singer, managed and groomed by jazz musician/actor Bobby Troup who became her second husband in 1959 and later, partner on the small screen. Ironically, when former hubby Jack Webb became the producer of “Emergency… read more