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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 January 1950Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Birth NameAnn Jura Nauseda
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ann Jillian was born on January 29, 1950 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Ann Jura Nauseda. She is known for her work on It's a Living (1980), Mr. Mom (1983) and Mae West (1982). She has been married to Andy Murcia since March 27, 1977. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Andy Murcia (27 March 1977 - present) (1 child)

Trade Mark (4)

Platinum blonde hair
Sparkling blue eyes
Voluptuous figure
Deep sultry voice

Trivia (10)

Speaks Lithuanian fluently.
Her parents fled from Lithuania on bicycles in 1944 during the second Soviet occupation.
In 1990, "Good Housekeeping" magazine named Ann one of the most admired women of the world.
Ann obtained a scholarship to the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera, which gave her chance to study acting and music with some of the finest teachers in the country.
In 1979, she was a huge hit on Broadway in "Sugar Babies" with Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller.
In 1985, at age 35, Ann was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy. She battled the disease courageously and successfully.
Ann gave birth to her first child, a son, Andrew Joseph Nauseda H. Murcia, on February 3, 1992.
Ann is a three-time Emmy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award-winning actress (she won the Best Actress Golden Globe for her television movie The Ann Jillian Story (1988) which was the highest-rated television movie of the 1987-1988 season).
Future husband (and then-policeman) Andy Murcia pretended to be gay when he and Ann first met, so she wouldn't think he was just another man trying to pick her up.
Continues her work as a motivational speaker, which she has done for more than 12 years. [January 2003]

Personal Quotes (1)

(on growing up in the heady 1960s) "When I was a teenager, I was Little Miss Gloves... I couldn't say 'Hey, man' to save my life."

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