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Candy Jones (III) (1925–1990)

Candy Jones was born on December 31, 1925 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA as Jessica Arline Wilcox. She was married to Long John Nebel and Harry Conover. She died on January 18, 1990 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1976 Good Morning America (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 June 1976 (1976) ... Herself
 1970 Girl Talk (TV Series)
- Episode dated 3 May 1970 (1970) ... Herself
 1956 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #3.34 (1956) ... Herself

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Other Works:

Wrote the book: "Make Your Name in Modeling" (1947) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 8 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Candy Jones Conover | Jessie Arline Wilcox Conover | Candy Jones Nebel | Jessie Wilcox

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Personal Quote:

[How she became a model for Harry Conover]: One day I saw Harry Conover in a newsreel talking about the well-scrubbed American girl. That's me. So I tried him. That day I was looking well-scrubbed in a big sloppy sweater and pearls down to my navel. I had slacks on, too. Harry didn't say anything right away but I remember I took those pearls off. I guess he must have thought for about ten minutes... See more »


Won Miss Atlantic City Pageant in 1941 at age 16. See more »

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