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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
The Song of Bernadette Bernadette Soubirous
(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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My mother told me never explain, never complain. Even as a young actress, I determined I would never give personal interviews, since they made me so uncomfortable. See more »

Trivia:

Was named president of the Norton Simon Museum when Simon became incapacitated by Guillain-Barre syndrome. She was given emeritus status in 2003. See more »

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