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Jean Simmons
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Name
Jean Merilyn Simmons
Birthplace
Lower Holloway, London, England
Birth date
(1929-01-31)January 31, 1929
Death place
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Death date
January 22, 2010(2010-01-22) (aged 80)
Occupation
actress, singer
Active Years
1944–2010

Jean Merilyn Simmons, OBE (January 31, 1929 – January 22, 2010) was a British actress and singer. One of J. Arthur Rank's "well-spoken young starlets", she appeared predominantly in films, beginning with those made in Great Britain during and after World War II, followed mainly by Hollywood films from 1950 onwards.

Selected filmography

  • Great Expectations (1946)
  • Black Narcissus (1947)
  • Hamlet (1948)
  • Angel Face (1953)
  • The Robe (1953)
  • Guys and Dolls (1955)
  • The Big Country (1958)
  • Elmer Gantry (1960)
  • Spartacus (1960)
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