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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
 1952 Way of a Gaucho
Teresa Chavez
 1951 The Mating Season
Maggie Carleton
 1944 Laura
Laura Hunt
 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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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties. See more »

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Had her share of love affairs during her Hollywood reign, including a notorious one with John F. Kennedy, whom she met while filming Dragonwyck (1946). Kennedy broke it up because of his political aspirations. She also had dalliances with Tyrone Power during production of The Razor's Edge (1946) and with Prince Aly Khan in the early 1950s. See more »

Nickname:

The Get Girl

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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