Job Actress
Years active 1917-1972
Top Roles Mrs. Newsham, Von Eyben, Lady Despard, Fermonde Dupont, Lady Paula Augusta Malverton
Top GenresComedy, Romance, Drama, Silent Films, Thriller/Suspense, Musical
Top TopicsBook-Based, Based on Play, Royalty
Top Collaborators (Director), (Producer), (Producer), (Producer)
Shares birthday with Lauren Bacall, Alexander Korda, Jerry Wald  see more..

Isabel Jeans Overview:

Actress, Isabel Jeans, was born on Sep 16, 1891 in London, England. Jeans died at the age of 94 on Sep 4, 1985 in London, England .

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Isabel Jeans Quotes:

[Aunt Alicia proudly displays a dazzling emerald from her collection]
Gigi: Who gave it to you, Aunt?
Aunt Alicia: A king!
Gigi: A great king?
Aunt Alicia: No, a little one. Great kings do not give very large stones.
Gigi: Why not?
Aunt Alicia: In my opinion it's because they don't feel they have to.
Gigi: Well, who does give the valuable jewels?
Aunt Alicia: Who? Oh the shy, the proud, and the social climbers, because they think it's a sign of culture. But it doesn't matter who gives them, as long as you never wear anything second-rate. Wait for the first-class jewels, Gigi. Hold on to your ideals.


Aunt Alicia: Marriage is not forbidden to us, but instead of getting married at once, it sometimes happens we get married at last.


Aunt Alicia: Liane d'Exelmans has commited suicide... again!


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Isabel Jeans Facts
Claude Rains separated from wife Isabel Jeans three times, reuniting twice. He finally filed for divorce on grounds of adultery when she miscarried Gilbert Wakefield's baby. She admitted the adultery during the divorce and later married "Gilley" Wakefield.

Elegant, courtly British character actress long on the stage who played a couple of top roles in Alfred Hitchcock's silent films, When Boys Leave Home (1927) and Easy Virtue (1928), then went to Hollywood and settled into a number of grande dames, for Hitchcock (Suspicion (1941)) and many others.

Sister of Desmond Jeans and Ursula Jeans.

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