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Helen Grayco Cause Of Death

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Helen Grayco, an American singer and actress active from the 1930s to the 1960s has died. She was born on September 20, 1924 and died on August 20, 2022 at age 97. She died a month to her 98th birthday.

A cause of death is yet to be revealed. However, considering her age, it’s more likely she died of natural causes.

Grayco was most famous for appearances with her husband Spike Jones on The Spike Jones Show in the 1950s and the 1960s. She is also the mother of producer and Emmy recipient, Spike Jones Jr. and Leslie Ann Jones, a Grammy award-winning recording engineer.


Helen Grayco, image via: Wikipedia

Grayco released her first single in 1949. However, her two most memorable albums were After Midnight in 1957 and The Lady in Red in 1958. The latter was the last album she ever released.

Grayco continued to sing in various venues for about the next ten years, with her last public appearance coming in 1968 on an episode of The Dean Martin Show.

In 1961, Grayco was the spokesperson for Kahlúa coffee liqueur and her activities included a 13-week tour promoting the product.

Grayco also starred in the following movies;

  • A Night at the Opera (Little girl at the piano; uncredited role) (1935),
  • That Certain Age (Girl) (1938),
  • Cha-Cha-Cha-Boom (Performer: “Lilly’s Lament (to Cell 29)”) (1956).

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