Shirley Mae Jones was born 31 March, 1934 in Smithton, Pennsylvania. She was named after Shirley Temple. Her father owned the local brewery. When she was 20, she went to New York with her parents and, within a week, became the first and only actor signed to a personal contract by Rogers and Hammerstein...See full bio »
1962The Music Man
(performer: "Piano Lesson" 1957 - uncredited, "If You Don't Mind My Saying So" 1957 - uncredited, "Goodnight, My Someone" 1957 - uncredited, "Being in Love" 1957 - uncredited, "Lida Rose" 1957 - uncredited, "Will I Ever Tell You" 1957 - uncredited, "Till There Was You" 1957 - uncredited, "Goodnight My Someone" 1957 - uncredited, "76 Trombones" 1957 - uncredited)
1962Arthur Freed's Hollywood Melody
(performer: "Love Walked In" - uncredited, "How About You?" - uncredited, "Pagan Love Song" - uncredited, "Alone" - uncredited, "Singin' in the Rain" - uncredited)
(performer: "If I Loved You" 1945 - uncredited, "What's the Use of Wond'rin'" 1945 - uncredited, "You'll Never Walk Alone" 1945 - uncredited)
(performer: "The Surrey With the Fringe On Top" 1943 - uncredited, "Many A New Day" 1943 - uncredited, "People Will Say We're In Love" 1943 - uncredited, "Out of My Dreams" 1943 - uncredited, "People Will Say We're In Love Reprise" 1943 - uncredited, "Oklahoma!" 1943 - uncredited, "Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'" 1943 - uncredited)
He came to respect me, he loved me, and vice-versa. We had our moments, because David had some disciplinary problems. He would show up late for work on Mondays, and keep the whole crew waiting, you know, for hours, and not to my liking or anybody else's. So, that had to be addressed and it was, until we got to know each other...
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After she had refused an offer of reconciliation from Jack Cassidy, she received word that her ex-husband's penthouse apartment was on fire. Apparently, the fire started from his lit cigarette when he fell asleep on the couch; the following morning, firefighters found her ex-husband's body inside the gutted apartment. [12 December 1976].
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Several of her roles contained musicals.
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