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Jean Parker (I) (1915–2005)


Jean Parker was born Lois Mae Green in Deer Lodge, Montana, in 1915. Her father was Lewis Green, a gunsmith and hunter, and her mother was Melvina Burch, one of 18 children of a pioneer family that came to Deer Lodge from Missouri and Iowa. Jean's maternal grandfather was a Presbyterian minister. She was an accomplished gymnast and dancer, and was... See full bio »

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 1965 Apache Uprising
Mrs. Hawks
 1957 The Parson and the Outlaw
Mrs. Sarah Jones
 1956 Private Secretary (TV Series)
Edmee Esmond
- Cat in the Hot Tin File (1956) ... Edmee Esmond
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Amelie
- Dinner at Antoine's (1956) ... Amelie
 1955 A Lawless Street
Cora Dean
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
Dolly
- Barbeque (1955) ... Dolly
 1954 Black Tuesday
Hatti Combest
 1954 The Adventures of Falcon (TV Series)
Madge Reynolds
- The Case of the Big Heist (1954) ... Madge Reynolds
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Agnes Henshaw
- The Department Store Story ... Agnes Henshaw
 1954 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Ella Watson aka Cattle Kate
- Cattle Kate (1954) ... Ella Watson aka Cattle Kate
 1953 Cowboy G-Men (TV Series)
Dixie Shannon, Saloon Owner / Mayor Crystal Colby
- High Heeled Boots (1953) ... Dixie Shannon, Saloon Owner
- The Woman Mayor (1953) ... Mayor Crystal Colby
 1951 Suspense (TV Series)
- This Way Out (1951)
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Sally Field
- The Wisdom Tooth (1951) ... Sally Field
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 The Gunfighter
Molly
 1944 One Body Too Many
Carol Dunlap
 1944 Dead Man's Eyes
Heather Hayden
 1944 Oh, What a Night
Valerie
 1944 Lady in the Death House
Mary Kirk Logan
 1944 The Navy Way
Ellen Sayre
 1943 Minesweeper
Mary Smith
 1943 Alaska Highway
Ann Coswell
 1943 High Explosive
Connie Baker
 1942 The Traitor Within
Molly Betts
 1942 Wrecking Crew
Peggy Starr
 1942 Tomorrow We Live
Julie Bronson
 1942 Hi, Neighbor
Dorothy Greenfield
 1942 I Live on Danger
Susan Richards
 1942 Hello, Annapolis
Doris Henley
 1942 The Girl from Alaska
Mary 'Pete' McCoy
 1942 Torpedo Boat
Grace Holman
 1941 No Hands on the Clock
Mrs. Louise Campbell
 1941 Flying Blind
Shirley Brooks
 1941 The Pittsburgh Kid
Patricia Mallory
 1941 Power Dive
Carol Blake
 1941 Roar of the Press
Alice Williams
 1940 Knights of the Range
Holly Ripple
 1940 Young America Flies (Short)
Jane - Bill's Fiancee
 1940 Beyond Tomorrow
Jean Lawrence
 1940 Son of the Navy
Stevie Moore
 1939 The Flying Deuces
Georgette
 1939 Parents on Trial
Susan Wesley
 1939 Flight at Midnight
Maxine Scott
 1939 She Married a Cop
Linda Fay
 1939 Zenobia
Mary Tibbett
 1939 Romance of the Redwoods
June Martin
 1938 The Arkansas Traveler
Judy Allen
 1938 Penitentiary
Elizabeth Mathews
 1937 The Barrier
Necia Gale
 1937 Life Begins with Love
Carole Martin
 1936 The Farmer in the Dell
Adie Boyer
 1935 Murder in the Fleet
Betty Lansing
 1934 Sequoia
Toni Martin
 1934 Limehouse Blues
Toni
 1934 A Wicked Woman
Rosanne
 1934 Caravan
Timka
 1934 Have a Heart
Sally Moore
 1934 Operator 13
Eleanor Shackleford
 1934 Lazy River
Sarah Lescalle
 1934 Two Alone
Mazie
 1934 You Can't Buy Everything
Elizabeth 'Beth' Burton Bell
 1933 Storm at Daybreak
Danitza
 1933 What Price Innocence?
Ruth Harper
 1933 Made on Broadway
Adele
 1932 Rasputin and the Empress
Princess Maria (uncredited)
 1932 Divorce in the Family
Lucile
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Stage: Appeared (as "Billie Dawn"; replacement for Judy Holliday in "Born Yesterday" on Broadway. Comedy. Written / directed by Garson Kanin. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume Design by Ruth Kanin. Assistant Scenic Design: Charles Elson. Lyceum Theatre (moved to The Henry Miller's Theatre from 9 Nov 1948-close): 4 Feb 1946- ... See more »

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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

Acting is truly a glorious and noble profession. When anyone can give other people a few hours of escape or enchantment away from the ills of the world and their own personal lives, that's a very worthwhile occupation.

Trivia:

Lived at the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital in Woodland Hills, California, from 1998 until her death. See more »

Trademark:

Her precise enunciation

Star Sign:

Leo

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