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Gene Tierney (1920–1991)


With prominent cheekbones and the most appealing overbite of her day, her striking good looks helped propel her to stardom. Her best known role is the enigmatic murder victim in Laura (1944). She was also Oscar-nominated for Leave Her to Heaven (1945). Her acting performances were few in the 1950s as she battled a troubled emotional life that ... See full bio »

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(age 70) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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 1980 Scruples (TV Mini-Series)
Harriet Toppingham
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Harriet Toppingham
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Harriet Toppingham
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Harriet Toppingham
 1969 Daughter of the Mind (TV Movie)
Lenore Constable
 1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Faye Simpson
- Conspiracy of Silence (1969) ... Faye Simpson
 1964 The Pleasure Seekers
Jane Barton
 1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Ellen Galloway
- Journey to a Wedding (1960) ... Ellen Galloway
 1954 Black Widow
Iris Denver
 1952 Way of a Gaucho
Teresa Chavez
 1951 The Mating Season
Maggie Carleton
 1950 Where the Sidewalk Ends
Morgan Taylor
 1945 A Bell for Adano
Tina Tomasino
 1944 Laura
Laura Hunt
 1942 China Girl
Miss Haoli Young
 1941 The Shanghai Gesture
Poppy
 1941 Sundown
Zia
 1941 Belle Starr
Miss Belle / Belle Starr
 1941 Hudson's Bay
Barbara Hall
 1940 The Return of Frank James
Eleanor Stone
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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties. See more »

Trivia:

Tierney was in the throes of suicidal depression and was admitted to the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas, on Christmas Day in 1957, after police talked her down from a building ledge. She was released from Menningers the following year. See more »

Nickname:

The Get Girl

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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