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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 »

Died:

(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
 1952 Way of a Gaucho
Teresa Chavez
 1951 The Mating Season
Maggie Carleton
 1944 Laura
Laura Hunt
 1941 Sundown
Zia
 1941 Hudson's Bay
Barbara Hall
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Peggy Carr") in "Ring Two" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Gladys Hurlbut. Scenic Design by John Root. Directed / produced by George Abbott. Henry Miller's Theatre: 22 Nov 1939-25 Nov 1939 (5 performances). Cast: William Blees (as "Dopey Clark"), Marietta Canty (as "Emma"), James Corner (as "Butch Martin"), Betty ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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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:

Discovered she was expecting daughter Daria while filming Heaven Can Wait (1943). Began filming Laura (1944), after returning from her maternity leave. See more »

Nickname:

The Get Girl

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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