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Eileen Rodgers (known in married life as Eileen Rodgers Thompson), singer and Broadway actress in the 1950s and ’60s, died of lung cancer July 13 in Charlotte, N.C. She was 73.

Raised in Pittsburgh, she performed in the top clubs there during the ’50s and became lead vocalist on the road with the Charley Spivak Orchestra. She signed with Columbia Records and recorded about 30 singles and an album, “Blue Swing,” with Ray Coniff. Several of her recordings hit the charts; the best known was “Miracle of Love.” In May, Columbia released “The Best of Eileen Rodgers.”

In New York, she appeared in musical revue “Chic” and in Jerry Bock/Sheldon Harnick Broadway’s musical “Fiorello!,” singing “Gentleman Jimmy.” Her second Broadway show was “Tenderloin,” also by Bock and Harnick and directed by George Abbott.

She played Reno Sweeney opposite Hal Linden in 1962 New York revival of “Anything Goes,” which later played Las Vegas, where Linden was replaced by Peter Marshall. Its cast album is still in demand.

Additional Great White Way credits include the one-perf flop “Kelly,” directed by Herbert Ross, and the 1966 revival of “Annie Get Your Gun,” in she which was a standby for Ethel Merman. She also appeared in a Carnegie Hall tribute to Cole Porter with Vic Damone and the New York Philharmonic.

TV appearances included shows hosted by Ed Sullivan and Dick Clark as well as Jimmy Dean and work on “Tonight” as well as opposite Art Carney in a “Chevrolet 50th Anniversary” special.

Her final professional perf was with Bob Newhart in 1967 at Chicago’s Palmer House.

She retired from showbiz to raise her family. Six years ago, when her husband Bill retired, they moved from Long Island to their former summer home in North Carolina.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons and three grandchildren.