Tommy Riggs

Tommy Riggs
Radio: South side of the 6100 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Radio Personality | Television Personality | Ventriloquist
Born Oct. 21, 1908 in Pittsburgh, PA
Died May 21, 1967 in Pittsburgh, PA

Tommy Riggs was a radio, television and supper club entertainer who became a regular on the Rudy Vallee show in the 1930s.

His trademark was the impish child voice of Betty Lou, a character that he created while working for a radio station in Pittsburgh.

He made 50 appearances on the Rudy Vallee show and later took his ventriloquist act to supper clubs and radio and television shows across the country.

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