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Jean Dinning (1924–2011)

Jean Dinning was born on March 29, 1924 in Braman, Oklahoma, USA as Eugenia Doy Dinning. She was an actress, known for American Graffiti (1973), That Texas Jamboree (1946) and Takin' the Breaks (1946). She was married to Joel Beasley, Red Surrey and Howard Mack. She died on February 22, 2011 in Garden Grove, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

American Graffiti Soundtrack
That Texas Jamboree Dinning Sister
Takin' the Breaks Member of the Dinning Sisters
Best of Bandstand Soundtrack


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 1948 Blame It on the Samba (Short)
Singer (uncredited)
 1946 Takin' the Breaks (Short)
Member of the Dinning Sisters (as Eugenia Doy Dinning)
 1946 That Texas Jamboree
Dinning Sister (as Dinning Sisters)
 1946 Throw a Saddle on a Star
Member The Dinning Sisters (uncredited)
 1944 National Barn Dance
Jean Dinning (uncredited)
 1942 Strictly in the Groove
Eugenia Doy Dinning (uncredited)
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 1966 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
- Music for Everybody (1966) ... Singer
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 1986 Best of Bandstand (Video documentary) (writer: "Teen Angel")
 1976 Tortured Woman (writer: "Teen Angel" - uncredited)
 1973 American Graffiti (writer: "Teen Angel" - as Jean Surrey)

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Alternate Names:

Eugenia Doy Dinning | Dinning Sisters

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Wrote #1 hit song "Teen Angel", which was recorded by her brother, Mark Dinning. See more »

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