Adele Jergens Overview:

Actress, Adele Jergens, was born on Nov 26, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY. Jergens died at the age of 85 on Nov 22, 2002 in Camarillo, CA .



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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When they nicknamed ?The Eyeful,? they weren?t just whistlin? Dixie. Born on November 17, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York, Adele Louisa Jurgens didn?t start out with her sights set on the big screen. The tomboyish Adele was the youngest of four children and the only girl, and was focused o... Read full article

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Adele Jergens Quotes:

Emil Lorrison: I couldn't raise the whole amount, only half. That's all I'll be able to raise.
Lucille 'Lucky' Colner: Oh, come on now, sweetie. That isn't what Dun and Bradstreet says. They give you a Double A rating.
Emil Lorrison: Those ratings mean nothing. $15,000 was all I could manage.
Emil Lorrison: The entire affair was a filthy frame-up!
Lucille 'Lucky' Colner: [with contempt] Take a look at yourself, Grandpa! First you sell yourself I'm nuts about you, crazy for your manly charms, and now you think this is bargain day! Well, go down to Gimbel's Bargain Basement! You're in the wrong department! Take the other fifteen grand out of your pants opr get out!

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Got her first break into the big time understudying Gypsy Rose Lee as a burlesque strip artist in the Broadway show "Star and Garter" in 1942. Gypsy fell ill for two weeks during the show's run. A talent scout for Columbia Pictures caught Adele's performance and signed her to a contract.

Profiled in "Killer Tomatoes: Fifteen Tough Film Dames" bu Ray Hagen and Laura Wagner (McFarland, 2004).

Predeceased by her only child, her son Tracy Langan.

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