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Jean Simmons

Jean Simmons
  • Career: Actress
  • Top celebrities: 1406
  • BirthDate: 1929, 31 of January , Crouch Hill, London, England, UK
  • Spouse: Richard Brooks (1 November 1960 - 1977) (divorced) 1 child, Stewart Granger (20 December 1950 - 12 August 1960) (divorced) 1 child
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Facts of life

    Jean Simmons is the true Demure British beauty who was born on 31th January, 1929 at Crouch End, London. Being a dance student of just 14-years, she was grasped from her school for playing the Margaret Lockwood's intelligent sister in the Give Us Moon in the year 1944, and she even went on for making the name in such key British productions as the Caesar and Cleopatra in the year 1945, Great Expectations in the year 1946, Black Narcissus in the year 1947 Hamlet in the year 1948 where she earned the Best Supporting Actress at the Oscar nomination, The Blue Lagoon in the year 1949 as well as so Long at the Fair in the year 1950, among many others. In the year 1950 she was married to Stewart Granger, the actor who was starred in Frank Sinatra and dolls in the year 1955. She also used her voice for singing and got the golden globe award.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1970 for "Best Actress in a Leading Role for:The Happy Ending (1969)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1949 for "Best Actress in a Supporting Role for:Hamlet (1948)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1961 for "Best Foreign Actress for:Elmer Gantry (1960). USA."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1957 for "Best Foreign Actress for:Guys and Dolls (1955/I). USA."
    Won Bambi - 1950 for ""
    Won Golden Plate - 1956 for "for:Footsteps in the Fog (1955). Shared with: Stewart Granger For their performances."
    Nominated Emmy - 1989 for "Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for:"Она написала убийство" (1984). (CBS). For playing "Eudora McVeigh". For episode "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Part 1"."
    Won Emmy - 1983 for "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special for:"The Thorn Birds" (1983). (ABC)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1984 for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for:"The Thorn Birds" (1983)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1970 for "Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama for:The Happy Ending (1969)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1961 for "Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama for:Elmer Gantry (1960)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1959 for "Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama for:Home Before Dark (1958)."
    Won Special Award - 1958 for "For the Most Versatile Actress."
    Won Golden Globe - 1956 for "Best Motion Picture Actress - Musical/Comedy for:Guys and Dolls (1955/I)."
    3rd place Golden Laurel - 1961 for "Female Dramatic Performance for:Elmer Gantry (1960)."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1959 for "Top Female Dramatic Performance for:Home Before Dark (1958). 4th place."
    Won NBR Award - 1953 for "Best Actress for:Young Bess (1953), The Actress (1953) and The Robe (1953)."
    Nominated Actor - 1996 for "Outstanding Performance by a Cast for:How to Make an American Quilt (1995). Shared with: Maya Angelou Anne Bancroft Ellen Burstyn Samantha Mathis Kate Nelligan Winona Ryder Lois Smith Alfre Woodard"
    Won Volpi Cup - 1948 for "Best Actress for:Hamlet (1948)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 745
  • Films with Jean Simmons: Shadows in the Sun - 2009
    Thru the Moebius Strip - 2005
    Das wandelnde Schloss - 2004
    Rosamunde Pilcher - Wintersonne - 2003
    Final Fantasy - Die Mächte in dir - 2001
    American Masters - 2000
    Ich hab' um dich geweint - 1998
    Mysteries of the Bible III - 1998
    Frühling im Dezember - 1995
    Ein amerikanischer Quilt - 1995
    Der letzte Paß - 1994
    In the Heat of the Night - 1994
    Angel Falls - 1993
    They Do It with Mirrors - 1991
    Great Expectations - 1991
    Star Trek: The Next Generation - 1991
    Dark Shadows - 1991
    People Like Us - 1990
    Laker Girls - 1990
    American Playhouse - 1990
    Murder, She Wrote - 1989
    Alfred Hitchcock Presents - 1988
    The Dawning - 1988
    A Friendship in Vienna - 1988
    Yellow Pages - 1988
    Inherit the Wind - 1988
    Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love - 1987
    December Flower - 1987
    North and South, Book II - 1986
    North and South - 1985
    Hotel - 1983-1985
    Midas Valley - 1985
    All for Love - 1983
    The Thorn Birds - 1983
    A Small Killing - 1981
    Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls - 1981
    Golden Gate - 1981
    Dominique - 1980
    Beggarman, Thief - 1979
    The Dain Curse - 1978
    Hawaii Five-O - 1977
    Mr. Sycamore - 1975
    The Easter Promise - 1975
    The Odd Couple - 1972
    Decisions! Decisions! - 1972
    Say Hello to Yesterday - 1971
    The Happy Ending - 1969
    Heidi - 1968
    Rough Night in Jericho - 1967
    Divorce American Style - 1967
    Soldier in Love - 1967
    Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre - 1966-1967
    Mister Buddwing - 1966
    Life at the Top - 1965
    All the Way Home - 1963
    The Grass Is Greener - 1960
    Spartacus - 1960
    Elmer Gantry - 1960
    This Earth Is Mine - 1959
    Home Before Dark - 1958
    The Big Country - 1958
    Until They Sail - 1957
    This Could Be the Night - 1957
    Hilda Crane - 1956
    Guys and Dolls - 1955/I
    Footsteps in the Fog - 1955
    Desirée - 1954
    A Bullet Is Waiting - 1954
    The Egyptian - 1954
    She Couldn't Say No - 1954
    The Actress - 1953
    The Robe - 1953
    Affair with a Stranger - 1953
    Young Bess - 1953
    Androcles and the Lion - 1952
    Angel Face - 1952
    The Clouded Yellow - 1950
    Cage of Gold - 1950
    Trio - 1950
    So Long at the Fair - 1950
    Adam and Evelyne - 1949
    The Blue Lagoon - 1949
    Hamlet - 1948
    Die Schwindlerin - 1947
    Uncle Silas - 1947
    Die schwarze Narzisse - 1947
    Der kupferne Berg - 1947
    Geheimnisvolle Erbschaft - 1946
    Caesar und Cleopatra - 1945
    The Way to the Stars - 1945
    Meet Sexton Blake - 1945
    Kiss the Bride Goodbye - 1945
    Mr. Emmanuel - 1944
    Give Us the Moon - 1944
    Sports Day - 1944
    The 100 Greatest Family Films - 2005
    Jean Simmons: Rose of England - 2004
    Larry and Vivien: The Oliviers in Love - 2001
    Biography - 1999-2000
    Cleopatra's World: Alexandria Revealed - 1999
    Mysteries of the Bible - 1994-1998
    Reflections on the Silver Screen - 1992
    The American Film Institute Salute to Kirk Douglas - 1991
    Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story - 1987
    The Golden Gong - 1985
    The 10th Annual People's Choice Awards - 1984
    The 35th Annual Emmy Awards - 1983
    The Hollywood Squares - 1977
    The Dean Martin Show - 1974
    Cinema - 1970
    The 42nd Annual Academy Awards - 1970
    The David Frost Show - 1969
    The Danny Kaye Show - 1965
    The 37th Annual Academy Awards - 1965
    The 33rd Annual Academy Awards - 1961
    The 31st Annual Academy Awards - 1959
    The 30th Annual Academy Awards - 1958
    Toast of the Town - 1955-1957
    MGM Parade - 1955
    What's My Line? - 1955
    Person to Person - 1955
    The 20th Annual Academy Awards - 1948
    17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - 2011
    The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards - 2010
    The 82nd Annual Academy Awards - 2010
    The Orange British Academy Film Awards - 2010
    Cinema 3 - 2010
    Días de cine - 2010
    La tele de tu vida - 2007
    ... A Father... A Son... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood - 2005
    Biography - 2001
    Sir John Mills' Moving Memories - 2000
    Xena die Kriegerprinzessin - 1996
    Toast of the Town - 1955
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