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Overview (5)

Born in Montgomery, Illinois, USA
Died in Murrieta, California, USA
Birth NameJean Deifel
Nickname Jeanne Francis
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Carole Mathews was born on September 13, 1920 in Montgomery, Illinois, USA as Jean Deifel. She was an actress, known for Swamp Women (1956), Cry Murder (1950) and Blazing the Western Trail (1945). She was married to John Arthur Stockton. She died on November 6, 2014 in Murrieta, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

John Arthur Stockton (2 August 1943 - 18 January 1944) (annulled)

Trivia (7)

"Miss Chicago" 1938
Member of the Earl Carroll Follies
Won the Vernon Rice/Dick Watts Broadway award - Stardust Citation for her role in "With a Silk Thread"
Owned Mathew Travel Center, a travel agency in Sherman Oaks, California, from 1971 to 1986.
In the 70's and 80's, she operated Hidden Valley Ranch in Reseda, where she raised pygmy goats, Muscovy ducks, chickens and rabbits. She was also a top champion breeder of miniature horses.
Screen-tested for the lead role in To Have and Have Not (1944) but lost out to Lauren Bacall.
Second lead in films for Columbia, Paramount and Universal in the 1940's and 50's. Often played hard-boiled types.

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