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Jennifer Jones (I) (1919–2009)


One of the world's most underrated Academy Award-winning actresses, Jennifer Jones was born Phylis Lee Isley on 2 March 1919 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Flora Mae (Suber) and Phillip Ross Isley, who ran a travelling stage show. As a young aspiring actress, she met and fell for young aspiring actor Robert Walker and they soon married, moving to Chicago ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Song of Bernadette
(1943)
Duel in the Sun
Duel in the Sun Pearl Chavez
(1946)
Beat the Devil
Beat the Devil Mrs. Gwendolen Chelm
(1953)
Portrait of Jennie
Portrait of Jennie Jennie Appleton
(1948)

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1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Phylis Isley | Phyllis Isley | Jennifer Jones Simon | Phyllis Walker

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Actually every time I stop to think about it, I'm really amazed. I think I've had an extraordinary life. And lots of times I can hardly believe it's me. See more »

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Her daughter with David O. Selznick, Mary Jennifer Selznick, killed herself on May 11, 1976, only two days after Mother's Day. See more »

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