urelle Alexander was a very talented child performer, and appeared in "Hollywood Junior Follies" and several silent "Our Gang" comedies throughout the early to mid 1920s. She would later have a singing career appearing as a featured performer with Paul Whiteman on NBC's radio shows "Kraft Music Hall" and "Paul Whiteman's Musical Varieties" . Not long after, she would be touring with the prominent big bands of Paul Whiteman, Eddy Duchin, Smith Ballew, and Archie Bleyer.