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Jean Simmons

Film Actress / Child Actress / Television Actress / Stage Actress | * 01/31/1929 († 80, 01/22/2010) | Crouch Hill, London, England, UK
Jean Merilyn Simmons, OBE (31 January 1929 – 22 January 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. Simmons was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Hamlet (1948), and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for Guys and Dolls (1955). Her other film appearances include Young Bess (1953), The Robe (1953), Elmer Gantry (1960), Spartacus (1960), and the 1969 film The Happy Ending, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She also won an Emmy Award for the miniseries ()
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Jean Merilyn Simmons, OBE (January 31, 1929 – January 22, 2010) was an English actress. She appeared predominantly in motion pictures, beginning with films made in Great Britain during and after World War II – she was one of J. Arthur Rank's 'well-spoken young starlets' – followed mainly by Hollywood films from 1950.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Jean Simmons

Officer of The Order of The British Empire National Board of Review Award for Best Actress Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Targa d'Oro Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy 3x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama Academy Award for Best Actress Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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Movies with Jean Simmons as Actress(69)

as Hannah2009 Shadows In The Sun
as Grandma Sophie (English Dub)2004 Howl's Moving Castle
as Countess Lucinda Rhives2003 Winter Solstice
as Council Member (voice)2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
as Katherine Stratton1998 Her Own Rules
as Katherine Palmer1995 Daisies in December
as Carrie-Louise Serrocold1991 Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors
as Maxine de la Hunt1988 Going Undercover
as Lucy Brady1988 Inherit the Wind
as Narrator (voice)1988 A Friendship in Vienna
as Etta Marsh1984 December Flower
as Dominique Mallard1979 Dominique
as Gretchen Jordache Burke1979 Beggarman, Thief
as Constance Payne1975 The Easter Promise
as Estelle Benbow1975 Mr. Sycamore
as Phoebe Masterson1971 Decisions! Decisions!
as Mary Wilson1969 The Happy Ending
as Frl. Rottenmeier1968 Heidi
as Sarah Jennings1967 Soldier in Love
as Nancy Downes1967 Divorce American Style
as Molly Lang1967 Rough Night in Jericho
as The Blonde1966 Mister Buddwing
as Susan Lampton1965 Life at the Top
as Mary Follet1963 All the Way Home
as Sister Sharon Falconer1960 Elmer Gantry
as Hattie Durant1960 The Grass Is Greener
as Varinia1960 Spartacus
as Elizabeth Rambeau1959 This Earth Is Mine
as Julie Maragon1958 The Big Country
as Charlotte Bronn1958 Home Before Dark
as Barbara Leslie Forbes1957 Until They Sail
as Anne Leeds1957 This Could Be the Night
as Hilda Crane Burns1956 Hilda Crane
as Lily Watkins1955 Footsteps in the Fog
as Sarah Brown1955 Guys and Dolls
as Cally Canham1954 A Bullet Is Waiting
as Desiree Clary1954 Désirée
as Merit1954 The Egyptian
as Korby Lane1954 She Couldn't Say No
as Young Bess (Queen Elizabeth I)1953 Young Bess
as Carolyn Parker1953 Affair with a Stranger
as Ruth Gordon Jones1953 The Actress
as Diane Tremayne Jessup1953 Angel Face
as Diana1953 The Robe
as Lavinina1952 Androcles and the Lion
as Evie Bishop (segment Sanatorium)1950 Trio
as Judith Moray1950 Cage of Gold
as Vicky Barton1950 So Long at the Fair
as Sophie Malraux1950 The Clouded Yellow
as Evelyne Wallace1949 Adam and Evelyne
as Emmeline Foster1949 The Blue Lagoon
as Ophelia - His Daughter1948 Hamlet
as Kanchi1947 Black Narcissus
as Caroline Ruthyn1947 Uncle Silas
as Jay Blake1947 The Woman in the Hall
as Jane Brodrick1947 Hungry Hill
as Young Estella1946 Great Expectations
as Eva Watkins1945 Meet Sexton Blake
as Harpist (uncredited)1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
as A Singer1945 The Way to the Stars
as Molly Dodd1945 Kiss the Bride Goodbye
as Heidi1944 Give Us the Moon
as Sally Cooper1944 Mr. Emmanuel

TV Shows/Series with Jean Simmons as Actress(14)

as Irene Larson1993 Angel Falls
as Miss Havisham1991 Great Expectations
as Admiral Nora Satie1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation
as Fiona 'Fee' Cleary1983 The Thorn Birds
as Fiona Cleary1983 The Thorn Birds
1982 Hotel
as Aaronia Haldorn1978 The Dain Curse

Full Name: Jean Simmons
Born: Thursday, 01/31 1929 (January) in London
Died: Friday, 01/22 2010 (January) in Santa Monica (aged: 80)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Aida Foster stage school
Spouses (current/former): Stewart Granger, Richard Brooks
Father: Charles Simmons
Jean Simmons frequently works together with these people:
Felix Aylmer (6x, Actor)
Theodore Bikel (6x, Actor)
Bess Flowers (5x, Actress)
Colm Meaney (5x, Actor)
Stewart Granger (5x, Actor)
Carolyn Seymour (5x, Actress)
Herb Edelman (5x, Actor)
James Sloyan (5x, Actor)
Tricia O'Neil (5x, Actress)
Peter Ustinov (4x, Actor)
Jason Robards (4x, Actor)
Mel Berns (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8313, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 10/07/2020