Winnie Lightner Photo

Winnie Lightner

Born: Sep 17, 1899

Death: Mar 5, 1971

Birthplace: Greenport

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Winnie Lightner

Date of Birth : Sep 17, 1899
Date of Death : Mar 5, 1971
Birth Place : Greenport

Winnie Lightner was an American stage and motion picture actress. Perhaps best known as the gold-digging Mabel in Gold Diggers of Broadway, Lightner was often typecast as a wise-cracking gold-digger and was known for her talents as a comedian and singer. She is also noted for introducing the song "Singin' in the Bathtub" in the 1929 motion picture The Show of Shows.


  • Actor
  • Singer
  • Comedian

Also known as

  • Song a Minute Girl
  • Winifred J. Reeves
  • Winifred Reeves


  • Roy Del Ruth
  • William Harold
  • John Patrick
  • George Holtry


  • Thomas Del Ruth
  • Richard Del Ruth
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