Julie London (born Nancy Peck; September 26, 1926 – October 18, 2000) was an American nightclub, jazz and pop singer, film and television actress and a former pinup model, whose career spanned five decades of television. She was noted for her smoky, sensual husky voice and languid demeanor. She released 32 albums of pop and jazz standards during the 1950s and 1960s, with her signature song being the classic „Cry Me a River”, which she introduced in 1955. She had also appeared as a guest on several talk shows and as a panelist on numerous game shows. London’s 35-year acting career began in films in 1944, and included playing opposite Rock Hudson in The Fat Man, Gary Cooper in Man of the West (1958) and Robert Mitchum in The Wonderful Country (1959). She achieved continuing success in the television medical drama Emergency!, co-starring her real-life husband, Bobby Troup, and produced by her ex-husband, Jack Webb, in which London played the female lead role of Nurse Dixie McCall.