Judy Tyler

About Judy Tyler

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: October 09, 1932
Birth Place:  Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died On: July 3, 1957(1957-07-03) (aged 24)\nnear Rock River, Wyoming, U.S.
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Cause of death: Car accident
Resting place: Ferncliff Cemetery
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1947–1957
Spouse(s): Colin Romoff (m. 1950; div. 1957) Gregory Lafayette (m. 1957–1957)

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Judy Tyler was born on October 09, 1932 in  Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, is Actress. Her father a trumpeter with bands such as Paul Whiteman and Benny Goodman, and her mother was a former Ziegfeld Follies dancer. Judy studied ballet, music, and acting, won a "Miss Stardust" beauty contest in 1949, danced with the Copacabana chorus line. and was making bit appearances on television while still in high school. At age 17, she landed the part of Princess Summerfall Winterspring on the Puppet Playhouse (1947) children's TV show, where she stayed for two years before resigning. She returned to stage work and was "rediscovered" in a play in 1956, "Pipe Dream", which landed her on the cover of "Life" magazine. She made two films, the last as Elvis Presley's co-star, Jailhouse Rock (1957). Three weeks after shooting completed, she and her second husband were driving home from Los Angeles to New York when he swerved to avoid hitting a truck and collided with another vehicle; she was dead at the scene, and he died the following morning of the injuries he sustained. Buried in Hartsdale, New York. No children by either marriage.
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💰Judy Tyler Net worth: $1.2 Million

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After completing filming of the Presley movie, she and her second husband, Gregory Lafayette (born Earl Gregory Nisonger Jr. on January 23, 1938 in New York City) left Hollywood to return to their home in New York. While driving through Wyoming on July 3, 1957, they were involved in an automobile accident on U.S. Route 287 near Rock River. She was killed instantly, aged 24, and her husband died the following day, aged 19. A Passenger in the other car was killed as well. Police said Lafayette swerved to avoid hitting a car that was towing a trailer, and collided with the other vehicle involved in the crash.


Born Judith Mae Hess in Milwaukee, she came from a show Business family and was encouraged to study dance and acting. Her acting career began as a teenager with regular appearances on Howdy Doody as Princess Summerfall Winterspring from 1950 to 1953.


Offered an opportunity in Hollywood, Tyler appeared in the film Bop Girl Goes Calypso (1957), then starred opposite Elvis Presley in Jailhouse Rock (1957). She made a guest appearance on Perry Mason as Irene Kilby in "The Case of the Fan Dancer's Horse", which aired on December 28, 1957, nearly six months after her death.