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Dixie Lee
Born Wilma Winifred Wyatt
November 4, 1911(1911-11-04)
Harriman, Tennessee, U.S.
Died November 1, 1952 (aged 40)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Spouse(s) Bing Crosby (1930–1952)

Dixie Lee (November 4, 1911 – November 1, 1952) was an American actress, dancer, and singer.

Reviews and publicity for Dixie's budding film work were favorable but, according to her son Gary, she couldn't sufficiently overcome her shyness and insecurity to advance her career.

She married Bing Crosby at the age of 18, and had four sons with him, two of whom, Lindsay and Dennis, eventually committed suicide. She suffered from acute alcoholism, and died from ovarian cancer, three days before her 41st birthday.

The film Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947) starring Susan Hayward, is loosely based on her life and marriage to Crosby.

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